Chad P. Bown is a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC where he conducts research on international trade policy. He has published dozens of articles in academic journals, op-eds in outlets such as the Financial Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal, and his recent books include Self-Enforcing Trade: Developing Countries and WTO Dispute Settlement (Brookings Institution Press, 2009), and The Great Recession and Import Protection (CEPR and World Bank, 2011).
Bown is formerly a tenured Professor of Economics at Brandeis University, where he began his career and was on the faculty for twelve years with a joint appointment in the Department of Economics and International Business School. He served as Senior Economist for International Trade and Investment in the White House on President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), as a Lead Economist at the World Bank, he spent a year in residence as a visiting scholar at the WTO Secretariat in Geneva, and he is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Bown received a B.A. magna cum laude in Economics and International Relations from Bucknell University and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.