Dr. Manfred Bienefeld, Carleton University, Canada
Dr. Manfred A. Bienefeld is Professor Emeritus from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, where he taught in the School of Public Policy and Administration from 1986 to 2012. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the London School of Economics. His research interests include national economic development, international financial flows, industrial policy and the importance of politically and ethically defined limits to the operation of competitive market forces. Dr. Bienefeld has conducted research on wages and employment, commodity and capital markets, human capital, technology and industrialization, development and environment, and historical perspectives of development. In his long career, he has worked extensively in, and on, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, East and South-East Asia and the Americas, with special emphasis on countries making the transition from state socialist systems.