Gerald K. Helleiner

Gerry Helleiner is Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics, and Distinguished Research Fellow, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto. He is chairman of the Board of International Lawyers and Economists Against Poverty (ILEAP).

GeraldHelleiner was Research Director of the G-24, and has been chairman of the Boards of the North-South Institute in Ottawa and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington. He was member of the Board and Executive Committee of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in Ottawa, the Executive Board of the African Capacity-Building Foundation (ACBF) in Harare, and the UN Committee on Development Planning (CDP).

He received his B.A. from the University of Toronto in 1958 and his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1962. He is author or editor of many books and articles on trade, finance and development, e.g. Capital Account Regimes and the Developing Countries, Palgrave Macmillan, 1998; and Non-Traditional Export Promotion in Africa, Experience and Issues, Palgrave and United Nations University, 2002.