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, 14981 reads
Regional trade agreements: Blessing or burden?
2 June 2010, 26919 reads
What is holding back African exports?
11 December 2009, 14771 reads
The trade response to global downturns
27 November 2009, 12138 reads
Explaining the trade collapse
3 July 2009, 18793 reads
Should trade multilateralists fear regionalism?
25 July 2008, 12506 reads
- 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
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new modelKrugman