Gene Grossman

Professor, Princeton University

Gene Grossman, who is a Professor at Princeton University since 1980, holds a joint appointment in the Department of Economics and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He is well known for his work on the determinants of international competitiveness in dynamic, research-intensive industries, and in particular for his book with Elhanan Helpman entitled Innovation and Growth in the Global Economy. Grossman and Elhanan Helpman also collaborated on Special Interest Politics, which was published by the MIT Press in 2001 (awarded the 2001 Best Book Award by the Political Economy Section of the American Political Science Association), and Interest Groups and Trade Policy, which was published by Princeton University Press in 2002.Grossman's most recent writings focus on the effects of trade on the wage distribution.

Grossman has received numerous professional honours and awards including the Bernard-Harms Prize from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, an Honorary Doctorate from St. Gallen University, and fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society in 1992 and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1997. Grossman served on the Executive Committee of the American Economic Association. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and of the Center for Economic Policy Research, a life member of the Council for Foreign Relations, and he serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic Growth, the Review of International Economics, the European Journal of Political Economy, and the German Economic Review. He did his Ph.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey