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At the Global Crossroads

The Sylvia Ostry Foundation Lectures

by (author) Sylvia Ostry

Publisher
McGill-Queen's University Press
Initial publish date
Nov 2003
Category
Economics
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780773527324
    Publish Date
    May 2004
    List Price
    $29.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780773526372
    Publish Date
    Nov 2003
    List Price
    $110.00
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9780773571587
    Publish Date
    Nov 2003
    List Price
    $95.00

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Sylvia Ostry is one of Canada's foremost public servants. She reached the rank of deputy minister of the Canadian public service at the age of forty-five and served with distinction in three different federal departments as well as directing the Economic Council of Canada. She spent four years as chief economist at the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, and was appointed the prime minister's personal representative for the Economic Summit from 1985 to 1988. After leaving the public service of Canada, she became successively chairman of the National Council of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs, chancellor of the University of Waterloo, and chairman of the Centre for International Studies at the University of Toronto, where she is currently a Distinguished Research Fellow at the Munk Centre.

About the author

Raised in Winnipeg, educated at the finest schools and possessed of a mind that is acute, quick, thoughtful, and deep, Dr. Sylvia Ostry has been a senior public servant, an international advisor, an acclaimed scholar, and a prolific writer. She has participated in some of the most important economic gatherings of our time and deserves no small amount of the credit for their achievements. She teaches and writes, researches and advises Canadian and international organizations about where the world is headed and how that could or should change.

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