A lasting impact
The Parisian-born economist is an internationally-renowned expert on issues related to social and community finance. Her collaborations with practitioners in community economic development, social economy and the social finance sector have resulted in innovations in public policy at all levels of the Canadian government.
Her publications have generated wide international interest and have been translated into French, Spanish, Italian and Korean. Among those works are “The Three Pillars of the Social Economy: The Quebec Experience (1996-2007)” and “Karl Polanyi and Instituted Process of Economic Democratization.”
In addition, she is co-founder of Concordia’s Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy, where she has served as director since 1987.
In her speech, Margie described her next phase as “moving sideways.” For her, learning is living, and she is ready to embrace this next stage.
“I feel extremely fortunate. The School of Community and Public Affairs has been a second home to me.”
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