Richard Baldwin

 Professor of International Economics



Richard Edward Baldwin is Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva since 1991, Policy Director of CEPR 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. He was a Senior Staff Economist for the President's Council of Economic Advisors in the Bush Administration (1990-1991) following 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.

The author of numerous books and articles, his research interests include international trade, globalisation, regionalism, and European integration; he has worked as consultant for the numerous governments, the European Commission, OECD, World Bank, EFTA, and USAID.

He wrote his PhD at MIT under the guidance of Paul Krugman, with whom he has co-author a half dozen articles the most recent of which was published in 2004. His M.Sc. is from LSE, his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Turku School of Economics and Business in 2005.


Richard E. Baldwin
Professor, International Economics


Address : Richard Wagner 1, 
                5th Floor, Room 501
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Phone : +41 22 908 59 33
Courses taught:
* Advanced Doctoral Seminar : Trade l
* Microeconomics I
* Microeconomics II : Trade Theory and Policy
The Economics of European Integration, 3rd Edition
Richard Baldwin and Charles Wyplosz, 2009
Multilateralising Regionalism
Ideas for a WTO Action Plan on Regionalism

Richard Baldwin and Phil Thornton, 2008
Economic Geography and Public Policy
Richard Baldwin, Rikard Forslid, Philippe Martin, Gianmarco Ottaviano, and Frederic Robert-Nicoud, 2003
Nice Try: Should the Treaty of Nice be Ratified?
Richard Baldwin and Erik Berglof, Francesco Giavazzi and Mika Widgren, 2001
Towards an Integrated Europe
Richard Baldwin, 1994