Vincent Bladen

Academic

1900 – 1981

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Who was Vincent Bladen?

Vincent Wheeler Bladen, OC was a British-Canadian economist and academic.

A Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Toronto, in 1960, he was appointed Chairman of the Royal Commission on the Automotive Industry which helped to create the Canadian-American Automotive Agreement.

In 1974, his book From Adam Smith to Maynard Keynes : the heritage of political economy was published.

In 1976, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada, Canada's highest civilian honor. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws from Carleton University in 1966 and York University in 1975.

The Vincent W. Bladen Library at the University of Toronto Scarborough is named in his honour.

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Born
Aug 14, 1900
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Employment
  • University of Toronto
Died
Nov 6, 1981

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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