Kyle Bagwell is the Donald L. Lucas Endowed Professor in Economics at Stanford University. He is also a senior fellow of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a faculty affiliate of the Stanford King Center on Global Development.
Bagwell works in the fields of international trade, industrial organization and game theory. His research examines a range of theoretical and empirical questions relating to the purpose and design of GATT/WTO. He also explores theories of competition and cooperation in settings where asymmetric information is present. His research has been published in numerous academic journals, and in a book, The Economics of the World Trading System, co-authored with Robert W. Staiger and published by The MIT Press (2002). With Robert W. Staiger, he also served as a co-editor of the Handbook of Commercial Policy, published by Elsevier in 2016.
Bagwell holds undergraduate degrees in economics and mathematics from SMU (1983) and a PhD in rconomics from Stanford University (1986). Prior to joining Stanford at the start of 2009, he was a faculty member at Northwestern University (1986-96) and at Columbia University (1996-2008). He was the Kelvin J. Lancaster Professor of Economic Theory at Columbia (2000-08).
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