John Isbister

John Isbister is Vice-Provost, Faculty Affairs, at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was raised in Ottawa, and studied history and economics as an undergraduate at Queen s University in Kingston, Ontario. After working with Operation Crossroads Africa in Senegal in 1962, he decided to pursue the study of economic development in low-income countries. He received his doctorate in economics from Princeton University in 1969, then joined the Economics Department of the University...See more