Herbert Grubel

Personal and Professional Career Information

Personal Information

Born: February 26, 1934, in Frankfurt (Main), Germany

Wife:  Dr. Helene Bertrand

Children: Eric, born 1962; Heidi, born 1965

Educational Background

Abitur, Germany, 1954

B.A., Economics, Rutgers University, 1958

Ph.D., Economics, Yale University, 1962


Professional Experience


Yale University, Assistant Instructor, 1961-62

Stanford University, Acting Assistant Professor, 1962-63

University of Chicago, Assistant Professor, 1963-66

University of Pennsylvania, Associate Professor, 1966-70

Australian National University, Research Fellow, 1969

U.S. Treasury, International Division, Senior Policy Analyst, 1971

Nuffield College, Oxford, Visiting Research Fellow, 1974-75

University of Nairobi, Kenya, CIDA Visiting Professor, 1978-79

University of Cape Town, Visiting Professor, February-June, 1984, April-May 1989

Institute of South East Asian Studies, Singapore, Distinguished Fellow in International Banking and Finance, Fall 1985

Bundesbank Visiting Professor of International Finance, Free University of Berlin, Summer Semester 1990

Member of Parliament of Canada for Capilano-Howe Sound, Ottawa, 20.10.1993-1.6.1997

Simon Fraser University, Professor of Economics, 1972-99, Emeritus after 1999

Agip Chair in International Economics, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Bologna, Italy, Spring semester 2008

David Somerville Chair in Taxation and Finance at Fraser Institute, 1999- 2004

Senior Fellow, The Fraser Institute, 1998 present; 


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