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Wendy K. Dobson

Wendy Dobson

Wendy K. Dobson

Co-Director, Rotman Institute for International Business  
Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy


PhD, Princeton University
SM, Harvard University, School of Public Health
MPA, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government
BScN, University of British Columbia


Wendy Dobson is a Professor and Co-Director for the Institute of International Business at Rotman and former Canadian Associate Deputy Minister of Finance. She offers courses in international business and Canadian public policy. She chairs the Pacific Trade and Development (PAFTAD) research network and has published in English and Mandarin on Asia’s rise; the future of the Indian and Chinese economies in the world economy; the Chinese financial system; and Chinese innovation. Ya Zhou Xin Shi Li, the Mandarin translation of her book Gravity Shift, won the Annual Award for the Best Book in Finance and Economics by China’s public affairs website Her most recent publications are Partners and Rivals: The Uneasy Future of China’s Relationship with the United States (2014) and The Future of Canada’s Relationship with China (2015).
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