Richard Baldwin

Editor-in-Chief of and ex-President of CEPR Professor, Graduate Institute, Geneva Associate Member, Nuffield College, University of Oxford

Richard Baldwin is Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute (Geneva), exPresident of CEPR, and Founder of, Associate Member of Nuffield College (Oxford).

In addition to his research and teaching, he advises governments and international organisations around the world on globalisation and trade policy issues.

In 1990-91 he served as a Senior Staff Economist for President George Bush's Council of Economic Advisors, having completed his PhD in economics at MIT with Paul Krugman (with whom he has published a half dozen articles).

His latest book is The Globotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work. His previous book, The Great Convergence: Information technology and the New Globalisation (2016), was listed among the Best Books of 2016 by the FT and Economists, was cited in 2017 by Lawrence Summers as one of the 5 most important books on globalisation ever, and was listed in 2017 by Microsoft CEO, Satya Nutella, as one the seven books you "need to lead smarter". 

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CEPR Policy Research


  • 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