Person: Dr Richard Lipsey

Dr Edwin Bourget

Dr Edwin Bourget has been appointed to the governing council of Science and Engineering Research Canada (NSERC). Bourget is vice-rector research at the Univ of Sherbrooke and former assistant dean of the faculty of science and engineering at Laval Univ. He holds a BSc and MSc from Laval Univ and a PhD from the Univ…

Dr Richard Isnor

Dr Richard Isnor has been appointed to the newly created position of director, innovation, policy and science with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Isnor joins IDRC after three years at the National Research Council where he was director of bio-technology horizontal initiatives and interdepartmental relations. At IDRC, he is responsible for establishing new mechanisms…

Dr Richard Lipsey

Dr Richard Lipsey has been awarded the 2005 Gold Medal from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council for 50 years of economic research, teaching and policy development. A professor emeritus at Simon Fraser Univ, he is perhaps best known for his economics textbook, An Introduction to Positive Economics, first published in 1963 and translated…