William A. Kerr
William A. Kerr is currently the Van Vliet Professor at the University of Saskatchewan.
From 1980 to 1999 he was at the University of Calgary and Professor of Economics from 1989. He has a BA in International Relations from UBC, an MA in Economics (Trade and Development) from Simon Fraser University and a PhD in Economics and Agricultural Economics from UBC. The focus of his research has been on international trade and international commercial policy. He has provided advice on trade policy negotiating strategies for the WTO, NAFTA, and other regional trade associations. He has worked on trade disputes between the EU and Canada and the US and Canada. He has been a consultant for the World Bank, The InterAmerican Development Bank, the EU, the British government, the Federal and a number of Provincial governments in Canada as well as private sector companies and organizations. He has international experience in the United Kingdom, Denmark, Poland, Slovakia, New Zealand, China, the Philippines, Mexico, Japan, Russia, the US and a number of other countries.
He has over 250 academic publications including 10 books. Recent titles include: The Economics of International Business: A Guide to the Global Commercial Environment; Economic Analysis for International Trade Negotiations and The Economics of Biotechnology. He is a former editor of the Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics and the current editor of The Estey Centre Journal of International Law and Trade Policy. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society.