E15 Experts are leading thinkers and practitioners from developed and developing countries reflecting a wide range of perspectives on trade and sustainable development. The experts’ participation in any E15 activity is on a personal basis and does not represent an official commitment of the organisations they are affiliated with.
PhD in Economics, University of Michigan. Arts and Sciences Professor of Distinction, Professor of Economics, and Associate Dean for Social Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder; Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank; Research Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Fellow, Kiel Institute for World Economics; Adjunct Professor, University of Adelaide; Consultant, World Bank, World Trade Organization (WTO), and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO); Chair of the panel on intellectual property management in standards-setting organizations, National Academy of Sciences. Former: Visiting professor, University of Adelaide and University of Bocconi; Visiting scholar, CES-Ifo Institute, University of Munich; Visiting scholar, China Center for Economic Research, Peking University. Researches the international economic aspects of protecting intellectual property rights. Has written extensively about international trade.