Caroline Freund

Dean of the School of Global Policy and Strategy at University of California San Diego

Caroline Freund is Dean of the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California San Diego.  Previously she was Director of Trade, Investment and Competitiveness at the Wrold Bank, a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Chief Economist for the Middle East and North Africa at the World Bank, after working for nearly a decade in the international trade unit of the research department.  Freund began her career in the international finance division of the Federal Reserve Board and spent a year visiting the research department of the IMF.  She has published extensively in academic journals and is the author of Rich People Poor Countries: The Rise of Emerging Market Tycoons and their Mega Firms.  She is a US national and received a PhD in economics from Columbia University.

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