Dr. John (Jack) M. Treddenick
Director of the Program on Security Sector and Capacity Building
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies
Dr. John Treddenick is a professor of defense economics at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. He is an economist with interests in quantitative economic analysis and the economics of defence.
After service in the Canadian Navy, Dr. Treddenick joined the department of politics and economics at the Royal Military College of Canada, eventually becoming chairman of the department and also founding director of the Centre for Studies in Defence Resources Management. On leave from RMC, he has served as chief of the econometrics division at the National Energy Board of Canada and as a visiting fellow in defence studies at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He is a graduate of the NATO Defense College, Rome and later served for three years as a faculty adviser at that institution.
Dr. Treddenick’s current research and writing interests are in the area of the economics of defence and international security, with particular emphasis on the areas of defense management, defense transformation, stabilization operations, and transnational security issues.
Dr. Treddenick has degrees from the Royal Military College of Canada and Queen's University, Kingston, Canada.
“Globalization, International Security and NATO”. USA - CANADA: Economics Politics Culture. Moscow: Nauka, (3 March 2004). (Published in Russian)
"Manpower Management" in Hari Bucur-Marcu, Phillip Fluri and Todor Tagarev (Eds.), Defence Management: An Introduction, Geneva: DCAF, 2009.
“The Wars of the 21st Century and Stability Operations: the Economic Dimension". On Track, vol. 14, No. 3, (Autumn, 2009).
"The Realization of the RMA: Challenges and Opportunities," Allgemeine Schweizerische Militärzeitschrift, Nr. 6, Juni 2002 168. Jahrgang.
Co-editor with Ron Matthews. Managing the Revolution in Military Affairs. New York: Palgrave, 2001.
“Financing the RMA.” In Managing the Revolution in Military Affairs, edited by Ron Matthews and John Treddenick. New York: Palgrave, 2001.
"Modeling Defense Budget Allocations: an Application to Canada." In The Economics of Regional Security: NATO, the Mediterranean, and Southern Africa, edited by Jurgen Brauer and Keith Hartley. Newark, NJ: Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000.
"Distributing the Defense Budget." In Issues in Defence Management, edited by Douglas L. Bland. Kingston, Ontario: School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University, 1998.