BiographyPublicationsCoursesCase Studies Education: B.A., KUL, Belgium; MA, Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann ArborAssociate Professor Peter Debaere is a member of the Global Economies and Markets (GEM) area. In addition to teaching the core First Year GEM course, he teaches a Second Year elective "Managing International Trade and Investment" and occasionally a Ph.D. course in international trade.Debaere is an international economist, with a focus on international trade, multinationals and trade policy. His research has an empirical focus and is cited in graduate and undergraduate textbooks. His work has addressed fundamental questions such as the extent to which trade theories can explain the actual international trade patterns we observe. He has also focused on the specific impact of trade policies on trade flows and international prices, as well as on the operations of multinational corporations. His papers have been published in top general interest journals such as Journal of Political Economy and field journals such as the Journal of International Economics.Before joining Darden, Debaere was on the faculty of the University of Texas, Austin. He also had a stint at the International Monetary Fund and a one-year stay at the Institute for the German Economy in Cologne, Germany. Currently Debaere is a research affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London. In addition to giving research talks at seminars and conferences, he recently visited the Kiel Institute for the World Economy in Germany and the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation in the United Kingdom. Debaere is also on the advisory board of UVA's Center for German Studies.Selected PublicationsPeter Debaere. "The Global Economics of Water: Is Water a Source of Comparative Advantage?" American Economic Journal: Applied Economic, Vol 6, No 2 (April 2014).Debaere, Peter, Holger Gorg, and Horst Raff. "Greasing the Wheels of International Commerce: Market Thickness vs. International Offshoring," Canadian Journal of Economics, 2013.Peter Debaere. "International Trade and the Environment: Does Globalization Create Havens of Pollution?" for Achilles, Manuela (ed.), Sustainability in Transatlantic Perspective: A Multidiscplinary Approach. Energy, Climate and the Environment. Sept 2013.Debaere, Peter, Hongshik Lee, and Joon Lee. "Language, Ethnicity and Intra Firm Trade," Journal of Development Economic, Vol. 103 (2013): 244-253.Debaere, Peter. "Using Water Resources Efficiently on a Global Scale," Vox, CEPR, (22 Aug 2012).Debaere, Peter. "What Determines the Extensive Margin of International Trade?" in Quantitative Analysis of Newly Evolving Patterns of International Trade: Fragmentation; Offshoring of Activities; and Vertical Intra-Industry Trade, Robert M. Stern (Editor), World Scientific Studies in International Economics, 2012.Peter Debaere and Shalah Mostashari. "Do Tariffs Matter for the Extensive Margin of Trade? An Empirical Analysis," Journal of International Economics, Vol. 81, No. 2, July 2010, 353-374. Peter Debaere, Hongshik Lee and Joonhyung Lee. "It Matters Where You Go: Outward Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Employment Growth at Home," Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 91, No. 2, March 2010, 301-309.Peter Debaere. "Small Fish-Big Issues. The Effect of Trade Policy on the Global Shrimp Market," World Trade Review, Vol. 9, No. 2, April 2010, 353-375. Peter Debaere, Joonhyung Lee, and Myungho Paik. "Agglomeration, Backward and Forward Linkages: Evidence from South Korean Investment in China," The Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 43, No. 2, May 2010, 520-546. Peter Debaere and Ufuk Demiroglu. "International Saving, Investment and Trade," Open Economies Review, Vol. 19, No. 5, November 2008, 613-627. MBA CoursesFirst Year Global Economies and MarketsManaging International Trade and InvestmentAdvancing knowledge through research that shapes business, Darden professors are recognized thought leaders in their fields. They are not only master case method teachers, they also author many of the cases used in Darden classrooms and around the world.Peter Debaere's cases are available in the Darden Business Publishing website.