Peter A.G. van Bergeijk

Institute of Social Studies (Erasmus University) and CERES

Peter A.G. van Bergeijk (1959) is professor of international economics and macroeconomics at the Institute of Social Studies (Erasmus University) and deputy director of CERES, the Dutch research network for development economics (University of Utrecht). His research interests in the field of international economics include economic sanctions, diplomacy, development, competition policy regimes and trade uncertainty.

His most recent books include Economic Diplomacy and the Geography of International Trade, Edward Elgar 2009, The Gravity Model in International Trade, Cambridge University Press 2010, (co-edited with Steven Brakman), On the Brink of Deglobalization (Edward Elgar 2010) and The Financial Crisis and Developing Countries (Edward Elgar 2011, co-edited with Rolph van der Hoeven and Arjan de Haan).

Articles appeared in Applied Economics, Economics Letters, Economic Modelling, Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Journal of Developments Studies, Journal of World Trade, Kredit und Kapital, Kyklos, Regional Science & Urban Economics, World Development and The World Economy

Van Bergeijk has a Ph.D. in International Economics from Groningen University and a MA in theoretical economics from Erasmus University, where he was a professor of Economic Policy in the Research Centre for Economic Policy (1998–2004). He was a visiting professor in Monetary Policy at the University of Zurich, Switzerland (1999-2001).

Van Bergeijk has been strongly involved in policy making and banking. He served several high ranking functions in economic diplomacy including the Bureau of the OECD’s EPC Working Party 1 (2007-2009), the Steering committee of the EU’s ECN chief competition economist network (2004-2006) and the EU’s Monetary Committee (1997-1999). He was a chief economist at the Dutch competition authority NMa (2001-2006) and the Directorate General for International Economic relations (2006-2009). Previous positions include Director of the Monetary and economic policy department of De Nederlandsche Bank NV (Central Bank) (1997-1999) and Director of UBS Group Economic Research, Zurich, Switzerland (1999-2001).

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