Douglas Irwin is the Robert E. Maxwell Professor of Arts and Sciences in the Department of Economics at Dartmouth College. He is author of Free Trade under Fire (third edition, Princeton University Press, 2009), The Genesis of the GATT (Cambridge University Press, 2008, co-authored with Petros Mavroidis and Alan Sykes), and Against the Tide: An Intellectual History of Free Trade (Princeton University Press, 1996), and many articles on the history of U.S. trade policy in professional journals. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and the editor of the World Trade Review. He has also served on the staff of the President's Council of Economic Advisers and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Articles by Douglas Irwin:
What caused the recession of 1937-38? A new lesson for today’s policymakers
11 September 2011, 42463 reads
Did France cause the Great Depression?
20 September 2010, 23365 reads
The protectionist temptation: Lessons from the Great Depression for today
17 March 2009, 82223 reads
The WTO failure in light of the GATT’s history
29 July 2008, 19587 reads
Holmes, McGrattan, Prescott
Beck, De Haas, Ongena