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Policy Talks: Robert Wolfe: USMCeh? Is the new deal merely the old NAFTA, but less?

Friday, November 2, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Robert Sutherland Hall
Room: 202
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Robert Wolfe, Professor Emeritus, School of Policy Studies, will discuss how the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) will both manage and free trade.

Robert Wolfe joined the School of Policy Studies in 1995 and retired in 2017.  He taught the required course on policy analysis in both the full-time and part-time Masters in Public Administration programs, and an optional course on trade policy. He was MPA Program Director from 2002 until 2008.

Wolfe has a B.A. in History from York University (1974), an M.A. in Canadian Studies from Carleton University (1976) and a doctorate in Political Studies from Queen’s University (1995). He joined the then Department of External Affairs in 1976 as a foreign service officer in the political/economic stream, serving abroad in Dhaka, Bangladesh (1977-79) and in the Canadian Delegation to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris (1981-85). In Ottawa he worked in the National Security Section; the U.S. Trade and Economic Relations Division; as Executive Assistant to the Ambassador for Multilateral Trade Negotiations and Prime Minister’s Personal Representative, Economic Summit (Sylvia Ostry); and in the International Economic Relations Division. He retired from the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (now Global Affairs) in 1995.

His ongoing research interests include Canadian trade policy, the World Trade Organization, and transparency mechanisms.


Celia Russell
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