Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California-Berkeley, U.S.A.

Previous Positions: President, Economic History Association, 2010-2011; John L. Simpson Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science, University of California-Berkeley, 1994-1999; Senior Policy Advisor, International Monetary Fund, 1997-1998; Professor of Economics, University of California-Berkeley, 1986-1994; Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1981-1986; Assistant Professor of Economics, Harvard University, 1980-1986.

Selected PublicationsBooks: Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses-and Misuses-of History, Oxford University Press USA, 2015; The Korean Economy: From a Miraculous Past to a Sustainable Future (Harvard East Asian Monographs) (with Wonhyuk Lim, Yung Chul Park, Dwight H. Perkins) Harvard University Asia Center, 2015; Renminbi Internationalization: Achievements, Prospects, and Challenges, (ed. with Masahiro Kawai), Brookings Institution Press and the Asian Development Bank Institution, 2015; From Miracle to Maturity: The Growth of the Korean Economy, (with Dwight H. Perkins and Kwanho Shin, Harvard University Press, 2012 Articles: “China’s Challenge- How to Strengthen the Banking System”, Capital Ideas 2015; “From Tapering to Tightening: The Impact of the Fed’s Exit to India”, (with Kaushik Basu, Poonam Gupta), India Policy Forum 2015; “How the Euro Crisis Ends: Not with a Bang but with a Wimper”, Journal of Policy Modeling 2015; “Secular Stagnation: The Long View” American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 2015; “The Financial Crisis”, Economia Politica 2015.

Professional Activities: Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1986-present; Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research, 1984-present; past . Recipient of Schumpeter Prize from the International Schumpeter Society; named one of Foreign Policy Magazine’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers, 2011.


Vice President

Ann Harrison, William H. Wurster Professor of Multinational Management, Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, U.S.A.

Previous Positions: Director of Development Policy, World Bank, 2010-2011; Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Berkeley, 2001-2011; Associate Professor of Finance and Economics, 1998-2001, and Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics, 1994-1998, Columbia Business School; Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1994-2001; Economist, Young Professionals Program, The World Bank, 1989-1994; Health Economist, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Medical Economics and Statistics, 1982-1984.

Selected PublicationsBooks: The Factory-Free Economy, co-edited with Lionel Fontagne, Oxford University Press, forthcoming; Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2011: Development Challenges in a Postcrisis World, co-edited with Claudia Sepulveda and Justin Yifu Lin, The World Bank, 2013; Globalization and Poverty, The University of Chicago Press, 2007. Book Chapters: “An Anatomy of Trade in the 2008-09 Crisis,” with Mona Haddad and Catherine Hausman, in Managing Openness, 2011; “Trade, Foreign Investment, and Industrial Policy for Developing Countries,” with Andres Rodriguez-Clare, in Handbook of Development Economics, 2010; “Outlining a Research Agenda on the Links between Globalization and Poverty,” with Margaret McMillian, in Equity and Growth in a Globalizing World, The World Bank, 2010. Journals: “Industrial Policy and Competition,” with Phillippe Aghion, Jing Cai, Mathias Dewatripont, Lousha Du, and Patrick Legros, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2015; “FDI Spillovers and Industrial Policy: The Role of Tariffs and Tax Holidays,” with Luosha Du and Gary Jefferson, World Development, 2014; “Explaining Africa’s (Dis)advantage,” with Justin Yifu Lin and L. Colin Xu, World Development, 2014; “Estimating the Impact of Trade and Offshoring on American Workers using the Current Population Surveys,” with Avraham Ebenstein, Margaret McMillian, and Shannon Phillips, The Review of Economic Statistics, 2014; “Offshoring Jobs? Multinationals and U.S. Manufacturing Employment,” with Margaret McMillan, The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011; “Multinationals and Anti-sweatshop Activism,” with Jason Scorse, American Economic Review, 2010; “Ownership versus Environment: Disentangling the Sources of Public Sector Inefficiency,” with Ann Bartel, The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2005; “Moving to Greener Pastures? Multinationals and the Pollution Haven Hypothesis,” with Gunnar Eskeland, Journal of Development Economics, 2003; “Do Domestic Firms Benefit from Direct Foreign Investment? Evidence from Venezuela,” with Brian Aitken, American Economic Review, 1999; “Productivity, Imperfect Competition, and Trade Reform: Theory and Evidence,” Journal of International Economics, 1994.

Professional Activities: Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development, 2016-present; Member, Committee on Development Policy, United Nations, 2013-present; Graduate School Leaership Council, Princeton University, 2011-present; Green Growth Knowledge Platform Advisory Committee, The World Bank, present; Affiliate, International Growth Centre, present; Board Member, Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni, 2010-2013. Editorial Board: Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Asian Economics, World Bank Research Observer, present; World Bank Economic Review, 2010-2011.


Dr. Virgo

Executive Vice President

Katherine S. Virgo, Executive Vice President, International Atlantic Economic Society, and Adjunct Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.

Previous Positions: Managing Director (Director, 2008-2010), Health Services Research Program, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society, 2008-2012; Research Health Scientist, Health Services Research & Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Atlanta, GA, 2009-2011; Professor (Associate Professor, 1996-2001; Assistant Professor, 1991-1996), Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, 1996-2008; Statistician (Health Science Specialist, 1991-1993), Surgical Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1991-2008; Research Assistant, Health Services Research & Development, Veterans Administration Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, 1986-1991; Co-Founder, member of the Board of Directors and Executive Administrator, International Health Economics and Management Institute, 1983-1987; Executive Administrator (Executive Assistant, 1979-1981; Assistant Coordinator, 1978-1979), Atlantic Economic Society, 1978-2012 (1987-2012 donated time).

Selected Publications: Books: Patient Surveillance after Cancer Treatment, New York, NY, Springer, 2013 (ed. with Johnson FE, Maehara Y, Browman GP,; The Bionic Patient, Health Promotion for People with Implanted Prosthetic Devices, Totowa, NJ, Humana Press, 2006 (ed. with Johnson FE); Cancer Patient Follow-Up, St. Louis, MO, Mosby, October 1997 (ed. with Johnson FE). Articles:  “Barriers to breast and colorectal cancer survivorship care.  Perceptions of U.S. primary care physicians and medical oncologists” (with CC Lerro, CN Klabunde, C Earle,, Journal of Clinical Oncology 2013; “Health care policy and cancer survivorship” (with JL Bromberek, A Glaser, D Horgan,, Cancer 2013; “Cancer Treatment and  Survivorship Statistics, 2012 (with R Siegel, C DeSantis, K Stein,, CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians 2012; “Impact of poverty and race/ethnicity on treatment and management of urologic cancers” (with SA Fedewa), Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations 2012; “Safety-net burden hospitals and likelihood of curative-intent surgery for non-small cell lung cancer” (with AG Little, SA Fedewa, AY Chen,, Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2011; “The impact of health care reform legislation on uninsured and Medicaid-insured cancer patients” (with LA Burkhardt, VE Cokkinides), The Cancer Journal: The Journal of Principles & Practice of Oncology 2010; “Colorectal cancer patients dually eligible for VA and Medicare health benefits: improved health outcomes or increased health disparities?” (with MP Valentine, LC Dauz, LH Marietta,, Research in Sociology of Health Care 2008; “Access, quality, and satisfaction with care: concerns of Vietnam veterans” (with JR Piry, MP Valentine, DR Denner,, Research in Sociology of Health Care 2007; “Preoperative workup and postoperative surveillance of patients with colon and rectal cancer” (KS Naunheim, FE Johnson), Thoracic Surgery Clinics of North America 2006; “Impact of behavioral health problems on access to care and health services utilization” (with NK Risk, EL Spitznagel, RK Price), Atlantic Economic Journal 2004.

Professional Activities: Member, Expert Panel, Systemic Therapy in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Guideline, American Society of Clinical Oncology and Cancer Care Ontario (2012-present); Member, Cancer Control and Population Sciences Research Program, Emory University (2010-present); Chair, Medical Care Section, American Public Health Association (2011-2012); Reviewer, Expert Panel for National Cancer Institute Project, Evaluation of the Provider Survey Initiative (2011-2012); Member, Expert Panel, Treatment of Androgen Sensitive and Androgen Independent Prostate Cancer Guideline, American Society of Clinical Oncology (2010-present); Member, Cancer Program Standards 2011 Project Steering Committee, American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (2009-2012); Chair, Health Services Research Committee, Medical Care Section, American Public Health Association (2008-present); Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology Cancer Foundation Komen Grant Review Subcommittee (2008-2011); Member, Scientific Committee, GILDA Clinical Trial (1998-present); Editorial and Journal Review Boards: Editor-in-Chief, International Advances in Economic Research (2013-present); Managing Editor, Atlantic Economic Journal (2013-present); Member, Editorial Board, Surgical Oncology (2007-present); Member, Editorial Academy, International Journal of Oncology (2005-present); Reviewer, Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine (2002-present); Reviewer, Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research (2001-present).


Executive Committee


Paul W. Bauer, Assistant Professor of Economics, State University of New York, College of Oneonta , U.S.A.

Previous PositionsEconomic Advisor, Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; Adjunct Professor of Economics, Cleveland State University; Visiting Assistant Professor, Southern Methodist University.

Selected Publications: Articles: “Knowledge Matters: The Long-Run Determinants of State Income Growth” (with Mark E. Schweitzer and Scott A. Shane), Journal of Regional Science 52(2) May 2012); “Semi- and Nonparametric Measurement of Productivity in Federal Reserve Payment Processing” (with Robert Adams and Robin Sickles), The Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, October 2004; “The Effect of Pricing on Demand and Revenue in Federal Reserve ACH Payment Processing” (with Joanna Stavins), Journal of Financial Services Research 16(1) September 1999; “Consistency Conditions for Regulatory Analysis of Financial Institutions: A Comparison of Frontier Efficiency Methods” (with Allen Berger, Gary Ferrier, and David Humphrey), Journal of Economics and Business 50(2) March-April 1998; “Scale Economies, Cost Efficiencies and Technological Change in Federal Reserve Payments Processing” (with Gary Ferrier), The Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking 28(4) November 1996; “The Efficiency of the Federal Reserve in Providing Check Processing Services” (with Diana Hancock), Journal of Banking and Finance 17(2-3) April 1993; “Inefficiency and Productivity Growth in Banking: A Comparison of Stochastic Econometric and Thick Frontier Methods” (with Allen N. Berger and David B. Humphrey), in The Measurement of Productive Efficiency: Techniques and Applications, (1993) edited by Harold O. Fried, C.A. Knox Lovell, and Shelton S. Schmidt; “Recent Developments in the Econometric Estimation of Frontiers,” Journal of Econometrics 46(1-2) October-November 1990 ; “Decomposing TFP Growth in the Presence of Cost Inefficiency, Nonconstant Returns to Scale, and Technological Progress,” The Journal of Productivity Analysis 1(4) June 1990.

Professional Activities: Editorial Responsibilities: : Editorial Board, Atlantic Economic Journal, 2005-present; Referee for 27 other journals, 1986-present.

   Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ansgar Belke

Ansgar Belke, Professor of Macroeconomics and Director of the Institute of Business and Economic Studies (IBES), University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany; (Ad personam) Jean Monnet Professor.

Previous Positions: Full Professor, Chair for International Economics, University of Hohenheim, 2001-2007; Full Professor of Macroeconomics and Applied Economic Policy, University of Vienna, 2000-2001; Assistant Professor, University of Bochum, March-September 2000; Assistant Professor at the “Jean Monnet” Chair for Economic Theory I, University of Bochum, 1995-2000.

Selected Publications: Articles: “Monetary Policy and Stock Prices- Cross-Country Evidence from Cointegrated VAR Models” (with J. Beckmann), Journal of Banking and Finance, 2015; “Does Global Liquidity Drive Commodity Prices?” (wtih J. Backmann and R. Czudaj), Jounral of Banking and Finance, 2014; “Interest Rates Pass-Through in the EMU- New Evidence from Nonlinear Cointegration Techniques for Fully Harmonized Data” (with J. Beckmann and F. Verheyen), Journal for International Money and Finance, 2013; “Does Government Ideology Matter in Monetary Policy? A Panel Data Analysis for OECD Countries”, (with N. Potrafke), Journal of International Money and Finance, 2012; ” Liquidity and the Dynamic Pattern of Asset Price Adjustment: A Global View” (with W. Orth and R. Setzer), Jounral of Banking and Finance, 2010; “Is a Unified Macroeconomic Policy Necessarily Better for a Common Currency Area?” (with D. Gros), European Journal of Political Economy, 2009.

Professional Activities: Editor, Credit and Capital Markets- Kredit und Kapital; Editor, Konjunkturpolitik-Applied Economics Quarterly; Editor, Financial and Monetary Policy Studies; Research Associate, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS); Research Fellow, IZA Bonn and CELSI; President, European Economics and Finance Society (EEFS); Member, Monetary Experts Panel, European Parliament; Scientific Committee, International Network for Economic Research (INFER); Member, professional central bank watchers group “ECB Observer”


Trevor Chamberlain, Professor of Finance and Business Economics, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Canada.

Previous Positions: McMaster University: Director, Master of Finance Program 2012-2015; Chair, Finance and Business Economics Area, 2004-2014, 1991-1994; Director, Undergraduate Program, 2001- 2004; Associate Dean, Academic, 1994-1997; Associate Professor of Finance, 1990-1996; Assistant Professor of Finance, 1985-1990. Visiting Professor: IESEG, Université Catholique de Lille, 2002-2016; University College of Bahrain, 2015-2016; Ahram Canadian University, 2012 and 2015; International Study Centre, Herstmonceux, U.K., 1998.

Selected Publications: “Option Volume and Stock Price Behavior: Some Evidence from the CBOE,” with M.J. Boluch, Atlantic Economic Journal, 1997; “The Explanation of Business Investment Revisited,” Atlantic Economic Journal, 1995; “Tests of the Value Line Ranking System: Some International Evidence,” with C.S. Cheung and C.C.Y. Kwan, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 1995; “Options Listing, Market Liquidity and Stock Behavior: Some Canadian Evidence,” with C.S. Cheung and C.C.Y. Kwan, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 1993; “The Investment, Financing and Control of the Firm: A Long Run Survival View,” with M.J. Gordon, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 1992; “The Financial Consequences of Monopoly Power,” with M.J. Gordon, Manchester School, 1992; “Optimal Portfolio Selection using the General Multi-Index Model: A Stable Paretian Framework,” with C.S. Cheung and C.C.Y. Kwan, Decision Sciences, 1990; “International Investment and Currency,” with C.S. Cheung and C.C.Y. Kwan, Journal of Economics and Business, 1990; “Capital Structure and the Long run Survival of the Firm,” Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 1990; “Liquidity, Profitability and the Long Run Survival: Theory and Evidence on Business Investment,” Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 1989.

Professional Activities: President, McMaster University Faculty Association, 2004-2005; Vice President, McMaster Faculty Association, 2003-2004; Co-editor, Proceedings of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada: Finance Division, 2004; Editor, Proceeding of Administrative Sciences Association of Canada: Finance Division, 1990. Consultant: Canadian Union of Public Employees; Consumer Association of Canada; Ontario Securities Commission; Member: OCUFA Committee on University Finance, 2012-present; Editorial Board, Public and Manicipal Finance, 2001-present; Director, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, 1990-1991 and 2004-2005; International Atlantic Economic Society; Multinational Finance Society; Institutes of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and British Columbia


Christine Cummings, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (retired), Federal Reserve Bank of New York, U.S.A., 2004-2015.

Previous Positions: Executive Vice President and Director of Research, 1999-2003, Senior Vice President, 1994-1999, Vice President, 1992-1994, Assistant Vice President 1989-1991, Senior International Economist, 1988, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Vice President, Morgan Guaranty Trust Company, 1987; Chief Research Officer, 1984-1987, Economist, 1979-1984, Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Selected Publications: Articles: “How does Macroprudential Policy Interact with other Policies?”, Netherlands Bank Colloquium on Macroprudential Policy, 2014; “Establishing a New Commons in the Financial Sector” for Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago XIII Annual International Banking Conference, 2010; “Comment on Developing a Macroprudential Perspective to Policy making”, for the International Settlements Conference on Macroprudential Regulations and Policy, 2011; “Resolving Troubled Systemically Important Cross-Boarder Financial Institutions: Is a New Corporate Organizational Form Required?” Wharton Conference on Resolving Troubled Financial Institutions, 2010; “Remarks in Financial Markets and the Real Economy in an Environment of Low Interest Rates”, for Bank of Japan Institute of Monetary and Economic Studies, 2006; September 11 and the U.S. Payment System”, International Monetary Fund, Finance and Development, 2002; “The Challenges of Risk Management in Diversified Financial Companies”, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Economic Policy Review, 2001.

Professional Activities: Member, American Economic Association; Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Member, Advisory Board of Neighborhood Housing Services NYC; Member, Board of the Economic Club of Minnesota; Member, Advisory Board of Women in Sovereign Entities.



Joel Mokyr, Robert H. Strotz Professor of Arts and Sciences & Professor of Economics and History, Northwestern University, U.S.A.

Previous Positions:: Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, 2001-02; Departmental Chair, Department of Economics, Northwestern University, 1998-2001; Visiting Professor of Economics, University of Tel Aviv, Spring 1997, 2000, 2003; Professor of Economics and History, Northwestern University, 1981-1994; Visiting Professor of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Spring 1993; Visiting Professor of Economics, University College of Dublin, Spring 1986; Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University, 1982-83; Visiting Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, 1981; Visiting Associate Professor of Economics, Stanford University, 1979-80; Assistant Professor of Economics, Northwestern University, 1974-1980; Acting Instructor, Yale University, 1972-73

Selected Publications: Books: Industrialization in the Low Countries, 1795-1850, New Haven-London: Yale University Press, 1976; Why Ireland Starved: An Analytical and Quantitative Study of Irish Poverty, 1800-1851, London and Boston: George Allen and Unwin, 1983; The Economics of the Industrial Revolution (ed.). Totowa, N.J.: Rowman and Allanheld, 1985; The Vital One: Essays in Honor of Jonathan Hughes, Greenwood, CT.: JAI Press 1991; The Gifts of Athena: Historical Origins of the Knowledge Economy, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002; (Editor in chief), The Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Economic History, New York: Oxford University Press , 5 volumes, 2003; The Enlightened Economy: An Economic History of Britain 1700- 1850, Penguin Press, 2009. Articles: “Capital, Labor and the Delay of the Industrial Revolution in the Netherlands”, Yearbook of Economic History, (1975); “Inflation and the Wage Lag During the American Civil War” (with S. DeCanio), Explorations in Economic History, October 1977; “Malthusian Models and Irish History,” Journal of Economic History, Winter 1980; “New Developments in Irish Population History, 1700-1850” (with Cormac O’Grada), Economic History Review, 1984; “Is There Still Life in the Pessimist Case? Consumption During the Industrial Revolution, 1790-1850,” Journal of Economic History, 1988; “Punctuated Equilibria and Technological Progress,” American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 1990; “Is Economic Change Optimal?” Australian Economic History Review, 1992; “Cardwell’s Law and the Political Economy of Technological Progress,” Research Policy, Vol. 23 (1994); “Why was the Industrial Revolution a European Phenomenon?”, Supreme Court Economic Review 2002.

Professional Activities: Editorial Responsibilities: Editor in Chief, Princeton Economic History of the Western World, 1993 – present; Co-editor, series in economic history, Westview Press, 1995-present Editor in Chief, Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, 1995-2003; Co-editor, Journal of Economic History, June 1994 -July 1998.

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