Caroline Freund is the Chief Economist in the Middle East and North Africa Region of the World Bank. She has also worked at the IMF and the Federal Reserve Board. Her research focuses on economic growth, international trade, and international finance. She is the author of numerous academic and policy papers on international trade, development, and current account adjustment. Her work has appeared in journals such as the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics and the Journal of International Economics. She is on the board of the Economic Research Forum headquartered in Cairo, the Gender Economic Research and Policy Analysis, and on the editorial board of the World Bank Economic Review and a member of the Center for Economic Policy Research. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University.
Articles by Caroline Freund:
The growth effects of democratisation: New evidence
24 January 2013, 11616 reads
Regional trade agreements: Blessing or burden?
2 June 2010, 17973 reads
What is holding back African exports?
11 December 2009, 12242 reads
The trade response to global downturns
27 November 2009, 9569 reads
Explaining the trade collapse
3 July 2009, 15929 reads
Should trade multilateralists fear regionalism?
25 July 2008, 9793 reads
- Fiscal consolidation: At what speed?Blanchard, Leigh
- Public debt and economic growth, one more timePanizza, Presbitero
- Escaping liquidity traps: Lessons from the UK’s 1930s escapeCrafts
- The lessons of the North Atlantic crisis for economic theory and policyStiglitz
- Do entrepreneurs matter?Becker, Hvide
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new modelKrugman
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji