Peter A.G. van Bergeijk
Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University
Peter A.G. van Bergeijk (1959) is professor of international economics and macroeconomics at the Institute of Social Studies (Erasmus University) and project leader Economics of Development and Emerging Markets. His research interests in the field of international economics include economic sanctions, diplomacy, development, competition policy regimes and trade uncertainty.
His most recent books include The Gravity Model in International Trade, Cambridge University Press 2010, (co-edited with Steven Brakman), On the Brink of Deglobalization (Edward Elgar 2010) and Earth Economics: An introduction (Edward Elgar 2013).
Articles appeared amongst others in Cambridge Journal of Economics, Regions and Society, Journal of Peace Research, Kyklos, and World Development.
Van Bergeijk has a Ph.D. in International Economics from Groningen University and a MA in theoretical economics from Erasmus University, where he was a professor of Economic Policy in the Research Centre for Economic Policy (1998–2004). He was a visiting professor in Monetary Policy at the University of Zurich, Switzerland (1999-2001).
Van Bergeijk has been strongly involved in policy making and banking. He served several high ranking functions in economic diplomacy including the Bureau of the OECD’s EPC Working Party 1 (2007-2009), the Steering committee of the EU’s ECN chief competition economist network (2004-2006) and the EU’s Monetary Committee (1997-1999). He was a chief economist at the Dutch competition authority NMa (2001-2006) and the Directorate General for International Economic relations (2006-2009). Previous positions include Director of the Monetary and economic policy department of De Nederlandsche Bank NV (Central Bank) (1997-1999) and Director of UBS Group Economic Research, Zurich, Switzerland (1999-2001).