Steve McBride


Director of the Centre for Global Political Economy

B.Sc. (Econ.) (London)
M.A., Ph.D. (McMaster University


Email :


Professor and Director of the Centre for Global Political Economy, specializes in political economy, and comparative public policy, and Canadian politics.  He is the author of Not Working: State, Unemployment and Neo-conservatism in Canada (1992) which won the 1994 Smiley prize, and Paradigm Shift: Globalization and the Canadian State (2001; 2nd edition 2005). He is the co-author of Dismantling a Nation: Canada and the New World Order (1993; 2nd edition 1997) and several co-edited volumes: Global Turbulence: Social Activists' and State Responses to Globalization (2003), Global Instability: Uncertainty and New Visions in Political Economy (2002), Globalization and its Discontents (2000), and Power in a Global Era (2000). His current research is focused on the impact of globalization on the state, and the political economy of labour and the welfare state.