Lars Osberg is currently Associate Professor of Economics at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. As an undergraduate he attended Queen's University, Kingston and the London School of Economics, graduating from Queen's in 1968. From 1968 to 1970 he was employed as an economist by the Tanzania Sisal Corporation, Tanga, Tanzania. He received his Ph. D. from Yale University in 1975 and was at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario for two years before moving to Dalhousie in 1977. He is the author of Economic Inequality in Canada (1981) and several journal articles.