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John Sawyer

John Sawyer

John Sawyer

Professor Emeritus of Economic Analysis and Policy

Degrees:

PhD, University of Chicago
MA, University of Toronto
Bcom, University of Toronto

Bio

John Sawyer was a Professor Emeritus of Economic Analysis and Policy at Rotman and at the Department of Economics at the University of Toronto. He taught Microeconomics, Macro-economics, Statistics and Econometrics. His research projects were in the use of Bayesian vector autoregressive models for forecasting Canadian macroeconomic variables; the effect of regime shifts in monetary policies in Canada and the U.S. on trends in real output and on business cycles; and the history of education in commerce and management on the St. George campus of the University of Toronto.

Academic Positions

  • 1967-Present

    Research Associate, Institute for Policy Analysis, University of Toronto

  • 1969-1990

    Professor, Department of Economics, University of Toronto

  • 1965-1990

    Professor, Faculty of Management, University of Toronto

  • 1985-1986

    Acting Dean, Faculty of Management, University of Toronto

  • 1983-1985

    Chairman, Commerce Programs, University of Toronto

  • 1975-1980

    Director, Institute for Policy Analysis, University of Toronto

  • 1970-1972

    Associate Dean (Social Sciences), School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto

  • 1961-1965

    Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, University of Toronto

  • 1960-1961

    Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management, University of Toronto

  • 1953-1960

    Economist Dominion Bureau of Statistics,

  • 1951-1953

    Assistant Professor of Economics, Royal Military College of Canada

  • 1949-1950

    Sessional Lecturer in Economics, University of Alberta

Selected Publications - Papers

  • Forecasting with Inputoutput Matrices: Are the Coefficients Stationary?

    Economics Systems Research

    Issue:4

    1992

  • Some Dynamic Properties of the TRACE Model

    with D.K. Foot

    Canadian Journal of Economics

    Issue:12

    1979

  • Revising the National Accounts

    with M.G.S. Denny

    Canadian Journal of Economics

    Issue:9

    1976

  • The Operation of the Canadian Economy under Fixed and Flexible Exchange Rates: Simulation Results from the TRACE Model

    with J.L. Carr and G.V. Jump

    Canadian Journal of Economics

    Issue:9

    1976

Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

  • Commerce and Management at the University of Toronto: A Brief History

    ASAC 1996 Proceedings, Vol.17, no. 24, Business History

    1996

  • Consumption Functions and Government Deficits and Debt

    in D.P. Dungan and T.A Wilson, Public Debt and the Economy (Discussion Paper 94-02, Government and Competitiveness, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University)

    1994

  • Macroeconomic Theory: Keynesian and Neo-Walrasian Models

    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press and London: Harvester Wheatsheaf. Japanese translation (1992), Tokyo: Bunkashobo Hakbunsha, Inc.

    1989

  • The Transmission of World Economic Expansion to an Open Economy: some Experiments for Canada

    With D.P. Dungan and G.V. Jump in F.G. Adams and B. Hickman (Eds.), Global Econometrics: Essays in Honour of Lawrence R. Klein (Cambridge: The MIT Press)

    1983

  • Modelling the International Transmission Mechanism: Applications and Extensions of the Project LINK System

    Editor (Amsterdam: North-Holland)

    1979

  • Macroeconomics: Theory and Policy in the Canadian Economy

    Toronto: Macmillan of Canada

    1975

  • Import Forecasts for Inputoutput Models

    Review of Income and Wealth

    Issue:18

    1972

  • The TRACE Econometric Model of the Canadian Economy with N.K. Choudry, Y. Kotowitz and J.W.L. Winder

    Toronto: University of Toronto Press

    1972

  • The Impact of Foreign Trade on Canadian Industries, 1956

    with T.I. Matuszewski and P.R. Pitts

    Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science

    Issue:31

    1965

  • The Measurement of Inter-industry Relationships in Canada

    Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science

    Issue:21

    1955

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