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Kyle Bagwell

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Kyle Bagwell

Faculty Affiliate
Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development
Donald L. Lucas Endowed Professor in Economics
Department of Economics
Senior Fellow
Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development
Senior Fellow
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
PhD, Economics, Stanford University, 1986
BS, Economics, Southern Methodist University, 1983

About

Kyle Bagwell is the Donald L. Lucas Endowed Professor in Economics at Stanford University. He is also a Senior Fellow of the on Global Poverty and Development, a Senior Fellow of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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.

Bagwell holds undergraduate degrees in Economics and Mathematics from SMU (1983) and a PhD in Economics 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).

Research Interests: 
Industrial Organization, International Trade, Law and Economics