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February 20, 2020 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Glen Hodgson as a Fellow-in-Residence.

“Glen tackles an extraordinary range of economic policy topics with authority,” said Robson. “He has made many valuable contributions to the C.D. Howe Institute’s research, and we are delighted at the prospect of further work together.”

“I am thrilled to continue my close relationship with the Institute and to play a role in both research and engagement with its members,” said Hodgson.

Glen Hodgson has 38 years of experience in global and Canadian macro-economics, international trade analysis and finance, fiscal and tax policy, and other “big picture” topics.

Prior to joining the C.D. Howe as Fellow-in-Residence, Hodgson’s career spanned the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington D.C., the federal Department of Finance, Export Development Canada (EDC), and the Conference Board of Canada. He has travelled the world and Canada as an economic analyst and public speaker, financial negotiator, and advisor to governments, businesses and international organizations.

Topics of expertise and interest include: global, U.S., Canadian and provincial economic performance; globalization, trade and disruption; managing catastrophic risk; the emerging low-carbon economy; fiscal and tax policy; and the business economics of sports.

Hodgson has co-authored two books and over 400 reports, briefings and articles, with a regular commentary in the Globe and Mail. He has delivered many presentations to audiences of all types and sizes, and done numerous media interviews via print, TV, radio and social media. 

For more information please contact: C.D. Howe Institute at 416-865-1904, email: media@cdhowe.org.

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