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Chad P Bown

Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

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Chad P. Bown is a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Before that he was a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Development Research Group, Trade and International Integration (DECTI), in Washington, DC. Bown has served as Senior Economist in the White House on the President's Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), and he is formerly a tenured Professor of Economics at Brandeis University, where he was a member of the faculty for twelve years with a joint appointment in the Department of Economics and International Business School (IBS). Bown has also been the Okun-Model Fellow in Economic Studies and a non-resident Fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution, and he spent a year in residence as a visiting scholar in Economic Research at the WTO Secretariat. In 2004, he initiated a trade policy transparency project at the World Bank that subsequently resulted in the freely available, Internet-based Global Antidumping Database, which is now part of the World Bank's Temporary Trade Barriers Database. Bown is currently a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, an Adviser to the American Law Institute (ALI) project on the Principles of the Law of World Trade, and he serves as the Book Review Editor and on the editorial board for the World Trade Review. Bown has recently published an edited volume on the global economic crisis titled The Great Recession and Import Protection: The Role of Temporary Trade Barriers (CEPR and World Bank, 2011). His other recent books include Self-Enforcing Trade: Developing Countries and WTO Dispute Settlement (Brookings Institution Press, 2009) and The Law, Economics and Politics of Retaliation in WTO Dispute Settlement (co-edited with Joost Pauwelyn, Cambridge University Press, 2010).

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