Douglas Irwin

Dartmouth College

Douglas Irwin is the John French Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College.  He is author of Clashing over Commerce: A History of U.S. Trade Policy (University of Chicago Press, 2017), Free Trade Under Fire (Princeton University Press, fourth edition 2015), Trade Policy Disaster: Lessons from the 1930s (MIT Press, 2012), Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression (Princeton University Press, 2011), The Genesis of the GATT (Cambridge University Press, 2008, co-authored with Petros Mavroidis and Alan Sykes), Against the Tide: An Intellectual History of Free Trade (Princeton University Press, 1996), and many articles on trade policy in books and professional journals.  He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He served on the staff of President Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1986-87 and worked in the International Finance Division at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 1988-91. Before joining the Dartmouth faculty, Irwin taught at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.