Distinguished Research and Creative Activity Award lecture nearing

Professor Robert Dimand in the Department of Economics will be delivering this year’s Distinguished Research and Creative Activity Award lecture.

The lecture, titled “John Maynard Keynes and Global Economic Crisis,” will take place Thursday, March 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Plaza 600F.

The lecture is part of Dimand’s Distinguished Research and Creative Activity Award, which he received during the Fall 2016 Convocation.

Dimand is the author of James Tobin (2014), The Origins of the Keynesian Revolution (1988) and co-author of volume 1 of A History of Game Theory (1996).

He has edited or co-edited a dozen books, most recently an International Economic Association conference volume, Keynes’s General Theory After Seventy Years (2010, with Robert A. Mundell and Alessandro Vercelli; translated into Mandarin in 2012). He has published more than 95 journal articles primarily on the history of macroeconomics, the early history of game theory and the history of women in economics.

Dimand is secretary-treasurer of the Canadian Economics Association and former president of the History of Economics Society.

Created in 1994, the Distinguished Research and Creative Activity Award recognizes outstanding research achievements, contributions towards the training of future researchers and consistency in scholarly or creative performances.

The lecture is an opportunity for award recipients to share their scholarly contributions with the Brock community.

A light lunch will be served at the event.

Attendees are asked to RSVP by March 20 by e-mailing orsadmin@brocku.ca or calling ext. 5332.

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