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Raymond Robertson

Professor and holder of the Helen and Roy Ryu Chair in Economics and Government

Dr. Raymond Robertson is a professor and holder of the Helen and Roy Ryu Chair in Economics and Government in the Department of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service. Robertson is a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor in Bonn, Germany.

Robertson earned a BA in political science and economics from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas; and an MS and PhD in economics from the University of Texas at Austin.  He has taught at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and was a visiting professor in the Department of Economics at the Graduate School of Administration, Monterrey Institute of Technology’s Mexico City campus.

Widely published in the field of labor economics and international economics, Robertson currently chairs the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Advisory Committee for Labor Provisions of the U.S. Free Trade Agreements and is a member of the Center for Global Development’s advisory board.