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Richard Baldwin

Richard Baldwin

Professor of International Economics, The Graduate Institute.

Richard Edward Baldwin is Professor of International Economics at The Graduate Institute, Geneva, since 1991, Policy Director of CEPR (Centre for Economic Policy Research) since 2006, Editor-in-Chief of Vox since he founded it in June 2007, and an elected Member of the Council of the European Economic Association.

Professor Baldwin was a Senior Staff Economist for the President's Council of Economic Advisors in the Bush Administration (1990-1991) following the Uruguay Round, NAFTA and EAI negotiations as well as numerous US-Japan trade issues including the SII talks and the Semiconductor Agreement renewal. He was Co-Managing Editor of the journal Economic Policy from 2000 to 2005, and Programme Director of CEPR’s International Trade Programme from 1991 to 2001. He has worked as consultant for numerous governments, the European Commission, OECD, World Bank, EFTA, and USAID.

He wrote his PhD at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under the guidance of Paul Krugman, with whom he has co-authored several articles. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has a master's degree from the London School of Economics. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Turku School of Economics and Business in 2005.

Professor Baldwin is (co-)author of numerous books and articles, such as The Economics of European Integration (three editions: 2003, 2006, 2009) and Economic Geography and Public Policy (2003). His research interests include international trade, globalisation, regionalism, and European integration.


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