Edward M. Graham


Edward M. Graham (1944–2007) was a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute from 1990 to 2007. He also taught concurrently as adjunct professor at Columbia University in New York. Previously he was an economist at the US Treasury and taught full-time in the business schools of several US universities (MIT, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Duke University, among others). While serving at the Treasury, he was seconded for two years to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris. He also served as visiting or adjunct faculty at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville; Stanford University (Washington Program); The Johns Hopkins University; Seoul National University; Harvard University (John F. Kennedy School of Government); INSEAD (European Institute of Administration, Fontainebleau, France); and the University of Paris I (Pantheon/La Sorbonne). His research interests have included foreign direct investment, international competition policy, and the industrial organization of major Asian economies.

His Institute books include US National Security and Foreign Direct Investment (2006), coauthored with David Marchick; Does Foreign Direct Investment Promote Development? (2005), coedited with Theodore Moran and Magnus Blomström; Restructuring Korea’s Industrial Conglomerates (2003); Fighting the Wrong Enemy: Antiglobalist Activists and Multinational Enterprises (2001); Global Competition Policy (1997), coedited with J. David Richardson; Global Corporations and National Governments (1996); and Foreign Direct Investment in the United States (3d ed., 1995), coauthored with Paul R. Krugman. He has also published a number of other books, more than 60 articles in academic journals or conference volumes, and more than 70 articles appearing in the popular and financial press. He holds an undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and MBA and doctoral degrees from Harvard University.

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July 1, 2006
Edward M. Graham (PIIE) and David M. Marchick (Covington & Burling)
May 2006
Edward M. Graham (PIIE) and David M. Marchick (Covington & Burling)
October 5, 2005