Richard Baldwin

Richard Baldwin is Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute (Geneva), President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London), and Founder of

In addition to his research and teaching, he advises governments and international organisations around the world on globalisation and trade policy issues.

In 1990-91 he served as a Senior Staff Economist for President George Bush’s Council of Economic Advisors, having completed his PhD in economics at MIT with Paul Krugman (with whom he has published a half dozen articles).

His latest book, The Great Convergence: Information technology and the New Globalisation, was published in November 2016 and cited by Lawrence Summers as one of the 5 most important books on globalisation ever.

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