Walid Hejazi is a Professor of Business Economics and International Competitiveness at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and an Academic Director at the school. His research interests focuses on Canadian competitiveness, multinational business strategies and globalization. Walid’s teaching interests are money and banking, financial economics and business statistics. His research has been published in International Advances in Economic Research, Policy Options, and the Canadian Journal of Economics, among others. He has published over 50 articles and has advised several branches of the Canadian and foreign governments on themes related to international trade, foreign investment, international tax structures and global competitiveness, and has testified five times before Canada’s parliamentary committees on these themes.