Leonard Waverman began his term as dean of the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University in January 2013.
Dr. Waverman is a world-renowned expert in international telecommunications and global resources management.
He specializes in microeconomics and industrial organization, economics of telecommunications, energy and resource economics, international trade, public utility and public enterprise economics. His current research focuses on the impact developments in the telecommunication industry have on growth and productivity. He has authored the influential Connectivity Scorecard, an annual index that ranks countries according to how advanced their communications networks are in promoting productivity and growth.
Dr. Waverman has consulted widely on energy, natural resources, telecommunications, and competition policy matters in Canada, the United States, and Europe.
He earned his B. Com. and MA from the University of Toronto and his PhD in economics from MIT. He has been a professor of economics at the University of Toronto and the London Business School and Dean of the Haskayne School of Business as well as professor of strategy at the University of Calgary.
BNP Paribas Canada
Non-executive board member, Sept. 2011 — Present
Editorial Board, Telecommunications Policy
July 2009 — Present
Advisory Board to the Chair of the Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board
Member, May 2009 — Present
C.D. Howe Institute
Director, Jan. 2009 — Present
Director, Oct. 2004 — Present and Dec. 1997 — Jan. 2000
Dr. Leonard Waverman,
Dean of DeGroote School of Business
Dean’s Office, Room 244
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8S 4M4
P: 905-525-9140, ext. 24431
“The Telecommunications Global Regulatory Index”
With P. Koutroumpis | Telecommunications Policy, 2011
“The Failure of Competitive Entry into Fixed-Line Telecommunications, Who’s at Fault?”
With R. Crandall | Journal of Competition Law and Economics, 2005
“The Effects of Public Ownership and Regulatory Independence on Regulatory Outcomes”
With G. Edwards | Journal of Regulatory Economics, 2005