Professor of Economics


Murphy Institute of Political Economy
108 Tilton Hall
Tulane University
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118
(504) 865-5317


American Citizenship
Born: Kaiserslautern, Germany
September 5, 1954


 1976 B.A. Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
1978 M.A. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C.
1981 Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C.


Summer 1980 Intern, U.S. Treasury Department--Office of Trade Research

1980-1981 Consultant, World Bank--Research staff of the 1981 World Development Report

1981-1983 Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Rutgers University (New Brunswick)

1983-1985 Assistant Professor, International Management Studies, The University of Texas at Dallas.

Summer 1984 Consultant, World Bank (CPD), Timing and Sequencing of Liberalization Project, Pakistan Case.

1984-1986 Political Economy and underdevelopment editor, International Interactions.

1985-1987 Consultant, World Bank (DRD-IE)

1987-1989 Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Economy, School of Business, Washington University (St. Louis)

1989-1996 Book Review Editor for Economics and Politics (J. Bhagwati, editor).

1989-1993 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Syracuse University.

Summer 1992 Visiting Fellow, Department of Economics, The Australian National University

1993-2001 Associate Professor, Murphy Institute of Political Economy and Department of Economics, Tulane University.

Summer 1995 Visiting Fellow, Centre for Research on Economic Development and International Trade (CREDIT), University of Nottingham.

1995- External Research Fellow, CREDIT

Summer 1996 Guest Professor, Institute of Public Economics, University of Graz

1998- External Research Fellow, Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (University of Nottingham)

2000- Editorial Advisory Board, The World Economy.

2001- Professor, Murphy Institute of Political Economy and Department of Economics, Tulane University.

2002-2009 Professor (Fractional Appointment), School of Economics, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, U.K.

Summer 2002  Guest Professor, Tinbergen Institute, Erasmus University, Rotterdam.

Fall 2005  Visiting Scholar, International Monetary Fund

2008-2009 Interim Chair, Department of Economics, Tulane University

2009-2010 Visiting Scholar, ETH-Zurich

2012 Lawrence M v D Schloss Economics Prize

Summer 2013 Adam Smith Professor of Economics and Philosophy, University of Bayreuth