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Sylvia Ostry, Ph. D., University of Toronto.

10 avril 2008

Biography :

Sylvia Ostry, Ph.D., is the Distinguished Research Fellow, Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto. She has a doctorate in economics from McGill University and Cambridge University. Dr. Ostry has held a number of positions in the Canadian Federal Government, among them, Chief Statistician, Deputy Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, Chairman of the Economic Council of Canada, Deputy Minister of International Trade, Ambassador for Multilateral Trade Negotiations, and the Prime Minister’s Personal Representative for the Economic Summit. From 1979 to 1983 she was Head of the Economics and Statistics Department of the OECD in Paris. She has received 19 honorary degrees from universities in Canada and abroad and, in 1987, received the Outstanding Achievement Award of the Government of Canada. In December, 1990 she was made a Companion of the Order of Canada, the highest award in the Canadian national system of honours. In June, 1991 she was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Expertise :

- International economy
- Trade
- Statistics

References :

- Ostry, Sylvia, External transparency : the policy process at the national level of the two-level game. Doha and beyond : the future of the multilateral trading system / ed. by Mike Moore. Cambridge [etc.] : (Cambridge University Press, 2004) pp. 94-114.

- Ostry, Sylvia, Global integration : currents and counter-currents. The World Trade Organization : legal, economic and political analysis / ed. by Patrick F.J. Macrory, Arthur E. Appleton, Michael G. Plummer. ( Springer, 2005) pp. 457-472.

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