John Whalley is a William G. Davis Chair in International Trade and Professor of Economics at the University of Western Ontario, and a Distinguished Fellow at CIGI. Professor Whalley received his PhD from Yale University (1973). In addition to his roles at CIGI and the University of Western Ontario, Dr. Whalley is a Fellow of the Economic Society, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and a Foreign Fellow of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
In January 2011, John was listed as the top-ranked Canadian researcher in the Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) database, which factors the number of papers published and the ranking of the individual journals. He is a fellow at the Royal Society of Canada and the Econometric Society, and a foreign fellow of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. John is the co-editor of CESifo Economic Studies, the journal published by the Center for Economic Studies (CES) and Oxford University Press, and Economic Forum published by the Institute for Economic Research. A recipient of the 2012 Canada Council Killam Prize, he is also a former joint managing editor of The World Economy.