Leonard Waverman

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Dr. Leonard Waverman is dean of the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University.[1] He was formerly dean of the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary.

With Lars Hendrik Röller, Dr. Waverman published the influential "Telecommunications Infrastructure and Economic Development" (The American Economic Review, September 2001).[2] His analysis of the impacts of mobile phone rollout on economic growth in Africa was the cover page article of the March 12, 2005, issue of The Economist[3] and a special report in 2009.[4]

His thesis at MIT, "Natural Gas and National Policy: a Linear Programming Model of North American Natural Gas Flows," was published by the University of Toronto Press in 1973.

Dr. Waverman is a citizen of both France and Canada. He has received the honour of Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Academiques from the Government of France.

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References:

  1. ^ "New dean appointed for DeGroote School of Business". Daily News. McMaster University. 2012-09-24. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  2. ^ "Telecommunications Infrastructure and Economic Development: A Simultaneous Approach". The American Economic Review. 2001-09-04. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  3. ^ "Economics Focus: Calling Across the Divide". Economist (Economist Newspaper Limited). 2005-03-10. Retrieved 2012-05-12. 
  4. ^ "Special Report: Eureka Moment". Economist (Economist Newspaper Limited). 2009-09-24. Retrieved 2012-05-12.