Canada's central bank chief to speak, March 30
Posted March 23, 2006; 09:16 p.m.
David Dodge, the head of Canada's central bank, will present a
lecture on "The Evolving International Monetary Order and the Need for
an Evolving IMF" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Dodge has been governor of the Bank of Canada since February 2001. He had served as Canada's deputy of minister of health from 1998 until his appointment as the country's top central banker. Dodge was deputy finance minister from 1992 to 1997.
As governor of the Bank of Canada, Dodge has been active in promoting greater economic integration between Canada, Mexico and the United States under the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Dodge earned a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton in 1972. In addition to his government service, he has been a faculty member or visiting scholar at Queen's University, Johns Hopkins University, the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University.
The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.