John Loxley

PhD (University of Leeds)
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC)


John Loxley suddenly passed away in the summer of 2020.



Fields of Specialization

  • International Finance
  • International Development
  • Community Economic Development

Selected Publications


  • Debt and Disorder: External Financing for Development, Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado and North-South Institute, Ottawa, 1986.
  • Interdependence, Disequilibrium & Growth - Reflections of the Political Economy of North-South Relations at the Turn of the Century. Macmillan, London, St Martin’s, New York and International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, March 1998.
  • Alternative Budgets: Budgeting As If People Mattered; Fernwood Books, Halifax and Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Manitoba, Winnipeg, 2003.
  • Transforming or Reforming Capitalism: Towards a Theory of Community Economic Development. Editor, Fernwood Publishers, Halifax, 2007.
  • Doing Community Economic Development, edited with Jim Silver and Kathleen Sexsmith, Fernwood Publishers, Halifax and CCPA-Manitoba, 2007.
  • Aboriginal, Northern and Community Economic Development. Papers and Retrospectives. Arbeiter Ring, Winnipeg, 2010.


  • ‘Are Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) the Answer to Africa’s Infrastructure Needs?’ Review of African Political EconomyVolume 40, Issue 137, 2013.
  • ‘Alternative Approaches to Hydro Compensation and Agreements with First Nations: Manitoba and Quebec’, Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development, Vol. 8, Issue 1, Fall, 2012.
  • ‘Public-Private partnerships After the Global Financial Crisis: Ideology Trumping Economic reality’, Studies in Political Economy, August, 2012.
  • ‘Reflections on Change and Continuity at the IMF’, Presentation for the John Kenneth Galbraith Prize in Economics, May 2010. Canadian Journal of Development Studies, November, 2011.
  • ‘Financial Dimensions: Origins and State Responses’ in Bailouts and Bankruptcies, edited by Julie Guard and Wayne Anthony, Fernwood Publishing, 2009.
  • ‘Aid Effectiveness in Africa’, with Harry Sackey, African Development Review, Vol. 20, Issue 2. September, 2008.
  • ‘The Interdisciplinary Intellectual and Public Policy Research’, Distinguished Academic Award, Canadian Association of University Teachers, Acceptance Address, CAUT Bulletin Special Supplement, October 2008.

Analytical Reports