International economics ? Trade and manufacturing policies ? Global finance ? Foreign investment and “insourcing” ? Industry studies

Robert E. Scott joined the Economic Policy Institute in 1997 and is currently director of trade and manufacturing policy research. His areas of research include international economics, the impacts of trade and manufacturing policies on working people in the United States and other countries, the economic impacts of foreign investment, and the macroeconomic effects of trade and capital flows and exchange rates. He has published widely in academic journals and the popular press, including?in the?Journal of Policy Analysis and Management,?the?International Review of Applied Economics, and?the?Stanford Law and Policy Review,? the?Detroit News, the?New York Times, Los Angeles Times,?Newsday,?USA Today,?The Baltimore Sun,?The Washington Times,?The Hill, and other newspapers. He has also provided economic commentary for a range of electronic media, including NPR, CNN, Bloomberg, and the BBC. He has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley.

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Ph.D., Economics, University of California at Berkeley
B.S., Engineering, Washington University (St. Louis)

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