Peterson Institute for International Economics
Caroline Freund is a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Prior to that she was chief economist for the Middle East and North Africa at the World Bank. She has also worked in the research departments of the World Bank, the IMF and the Federal Reserve Board. Freund works primarily on economic growth and international trade and also writes on economic issues in the Middle East and North Africa. Her work has appeared in academic journals, including American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of International Economics, and she has contributed to many edited volumes. She is on the scientific committees of CEPII (Institute for Research of the International Economy, Paris) and the Economic Research Forum (Cairo), and is a member of the US Export-Import Bank Advisory Committee and of the Center for Economic Policy Research.