Richard Baldwin

Professor of International Economics, Graduate Institute of Geneva

Richard Baldwin is Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, and Founder and Editor in Chief of VoxEU. Baldwin was President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London (2014-2018) and a Visiting Professor at Oxford (2012-2015) and MIT (2003). 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 numerous articles). Among his recent books, The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New Globalisation, (2016) Harvard University Press, cited by Lawrence Summers as one of the 5 most important books on globalisation, and The Globotics Upheaval: Globalization, Robotics and the Future of Work, (2019) Oxford University Press.

STRATEGIC AUTONOMY: What is the future of global value chains?7 MAY 2021 – 15:35 – 16:20 (CEST)