International Economist and Author
International economist and author Glen Hodgson has nearly 40 years of experience in global and Canadian macro-economics, international trade and finance, fiscal and tax policy, and other “big picture” topics.
Glen’s career has spanned the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington D.C., the federal Department of Finance, Export Development Canada (EDC), as well as the Conference Board of Canada where he was Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist for over a decade. He has travelled the world and Canada as a financial negotiator, economic thinker, and advisor to governments and international organizations. He is also a Senior Fellow at the respected C.D. Howe Institute.
Glen has led many organizations and served on several boards, and is a member of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, which researches the use of price signals to discourage negative outcomes like greenhouse gas emissions or road congestion, and encourage positive ones.
The author of two books, one on the 2008 global financial crisis and the other on the business economics of professional sports, Glen has also written over 400 reports, briefings, and articles.