March 9, 2018

Is Multilateralism Dead?: Trade in the Era of Trump

Dr. Robert Staiger, Dartmouth College

Dr. Staiger’s research focuses on international trade policy rules and institutions, with particular emphasis on the economics of the GATT/WTO. His research has been published in numerous academic journals, and in a book, The Economics of the World Trading System, co-authored with Kyle Bagwell (2002, MIT Press). Staiger recently served as Editor, with Kyle Bagwell, of The Handbook of Commercial Policy (2016, Elsevier/North Holland).

Robert W. Staiger is the Roth Family Distinguished Professor in the Arts and Sciences, and Professor of Economics, at Dartmouth College. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Staiger received his A.B. from Williams College in 1980 and his Ph.D. from Michigan in 1985. He has taught at numerous institutions, such as Assistant Professor of Economics at Stanford, as well as the University of Wisconsin and Dartmouth College. He was the editor for The Journal of International Economics as well as part of the selection panel for the WTO's Essay Award for Young Economists.

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The Lecture