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Order of Canada
Richard Lipsey, O.C., Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S.C.
Vancouver, British Columbia [Canada]
Officer of the Order of Canada
Awarded on April 19, 1991; Invested on October 30, 1991
Internationally renowned economist and educator, this Vancouver professor currently heads an international research team that is looking at the changes to global economies created by the impact of information-based technological change. His authorship of two of the world's most widely read economics textbooks highlights an academic career which has contributed greatly to the advancement of research and to the development of both economic theory and public policy.