Jeffrey Bergstrand

Professor of Finance in the Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame

Jeffrey H. Bergstrand is Professor of Finance in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, a Fellow of Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies, and a Research Associate of CESifo (an international network of researchers based in Europe) . He has taught economics and finance in the undergraduate, MBA, and Executive MBA programs in the Mendoza College of Business for over 20 years. His research on international trade flows, free trade agreements, foreign direct investment, multinational firms, and exchange rates has been published in over 30 articles in such journals as the American Economic Review, Economic Journal, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of International Money and Finance, and as chapters in books.

From 1996 to 2003, he was a Co-editor of the Review of International Economics and remains currently on its Editorial Board. In 2001, he co-authored the lead article in the Journal of International Economics, The Growth of World Trade: Tariffs, Transport Costs, and Income Similarity, which won in 2003 the Jagdish Bhagwati Award for the Best Paper in the Journal of International Economics for the period 2001-2002. In 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007 he was a Visiting Scholar at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, at the IFO Institute/University of Munich in Germany, at the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalization and Economic Policy at the University of Nottingham in England, and the Tinbergen Institute at Erasmus University in the Netherlands, respectively.

His current research focuses on economic determinants of multinational firm behavior and foreign direct investment (with Peter Egger) and, under a grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation, on the “Causes and Consequences of the Growth of Regionalism” (with Scott Baier). He also is currently advising the European Commission on the effects of EU-US nontariff barriers on trade.

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