Richard Baldwin is Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the policy portal VoxEU.org. He was President/Director of CEPR (2014-2018), and Programme Director of CEPR’s International Trade programme from 1991-2001. He was a visiting professor at Oxford (2012-2015), and MIT (2003). In terms of government service, he was a Senior Staff Economist for the President’s Council of Economic Advisors in the Bush Administration (1990-1991) on leave from Columbia University Business School where he was Associate Professor.
He did his PhD in Economics at MIT with Paul Krugman with whom he has co-authored several articles, his MSc in economics at LSE, and BA in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was awarded honorary doctorates by the Turku School of Economics and Business in Finland (2005), the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland (2012), and the Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) in Peru (2014).
He is a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Stewardship Board on Trade and Investment Issues from 2016 and was an Elected Member on the Council of the European Economic Association, (1999-2004, 2006-2011).