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.


Keith Maskus

Professor of Distinction, University of Colorado Boulder
Innovation - Member
Innovation - Contributing Author
Subsidies - Member
Subsidies - Contributing Author

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.