Vivek Dehejia


Vivek H. Dehejia, B.A. (Carleton), A.M., Ph.M., Ph.D. (Columbia), is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He is Director of the Carleton Applied Economics Research Unit (CAERU) in the Department of Economics, Member of the Executive Committee of Carleton University’s Centre on Values and Ethics (COVE), and, as of July 1, 2004, Member of the University Senate for a three year term. He is a Research Fellow of CESifo , University of Munich, Munich, Germany, a Senior Researcher of RIIM, and is Associate Editor of Economics and Politics. In addition, he is Member of the Board of Advisors of the Single Global Currency Association. Dehejia completed his Ph.D. in Economics in 1995 at Columbia University, where his doctoral thesis supervisors included Jagdish Bhagwati, the noted international trade economist, and Robert Mundell, the 1999 Nobel Laureate in Economics. His fields of specialization are international trade, international aspects of economic development, and international macroeconomics. His research interests centre on globalization and currency regimes. He has published numerous articles in scientific journals, including, Economics Letters, Economics & Politics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and Journal of International Economics. In addition, he has published articles in policy-oriented and applied journals, as well as op-eds and letters in newspapers and magazines, including the Financial Times and Ottawa Citizen, and spoken in radio interviews, including for CBC Ottawa. Dehejia has presented short lecture courses, and academic seminars, at numerous institutions in North America, Europe, and Asia, including at the University of Chicago, the Norwegian School of Business Administration (Bergen), the Catholic University (Leuven), in the Program in Applied Economics at the Institute for Advanced Studies (Vienna), the Center for Economic Studies (Munich), CERGE-EI (Prague), Comenius University (Bratislava), EERC (Kiev), the Elieff Centre, AUBG (Sofia), and the India International Centre (New Delhi). He has chaired, presented, and discussed at various scientific conferences in North America, Europe, and Asia, including the Canadian Economics Association, the American Economic Association, CESifo (Munich), and the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (New Delhi). Apart from his academic research, he has an abiding interest in the culture, politics, intellectual traditions, and history of Central Europe and of South Asia.

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