Richard Baldwin

Professor of International Economics, Graduate Institute, Geneva; President of CEPR; Vox Editor-in-Chief

Richard Baldwin has been Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute in Geneva since 1991 and Editor-in-Chief of VoxEU.org since he founded it in 2007. He has been President of CEPR since 2016. He was a Visiting Research Professor at the University of Oxford (2012-2015), Visiting Professor at MIT Economics Department (Fall 2002-03), and an Associate Professor at Columbia University Business School (1989-1991, Assistant Professor 1986-1989).

He has served as Managing Editor of Economic Policy (2000 to 2005), Policy Director of CEPR (2006-2014) and Programme Director of CEPR’s International Trade programme (1991 to 2001). Before moving to Switzerland in 1991, he was a Senior Staff Economist for the President's Council of Economic Advisors in the Bush White House (1990-1991), following trade matters such as the Uruguay Round and NAFTA negotiations, as well as numerous US-Japan trade conflicts.

He has been an adviser and Consultant to many international organisations and governments. He did his PhD in economics at MIT with Paul Krugman and has published a half dozen articles with him. Before that he earned an MSc at LSE (1980-81), and a BA at UW-Madison (1976-1980). The author of numerous books and articles, his research interests include international trade, WTO, globalisation, regionalism, global value chains, and European integration