Robert Mundell, who was chair of economics at the University of Waterloo in the 1970s, laid the groundwork for the introduction of the Euro through his work in monetary dynamics and optimum currency forms. He won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1999.
1970s & 1980s - Local Ideas Become Global Ideas
Waterloo Region emerged on the world stage in the 1970s. It was an era marked by global ideas.