August 8, 2017 Herb Grubel, Professor Emeritus, SFU; Senior Fellow, The Fraser Institute – Regulations and their effect on societies

Herbert G. Grubel is Professor of Economics (Emeritus) at Simon Fraser University and Senior Fellow at The Fraser Institute in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

He has a B.A. from Rutgers University (1958) and a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University (1963). He has taught full-time at Stanford University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Pennsylvania; and has had temporary appointments at universities in Berlin, Singapore, Cape Town, Nairobi, Oxford, Canberra and Bologna.

Herbert Grubel was the Reform Party Member of Parliament in Ottawa for Capilano-Howe Sound from 1993 to 1997, serving as the Finance Critic from 1995 to 1997.

He has published 27 books and more than 130 professional articles in economics, dealing with international trade and finance and a wide range of economic policy issues.  His recent research interests include the economics of monetary union and the economics and politics of Canadian immigration.


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