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 PhD 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.
joining Darden, Debaere was on the faculty of the University of Texas, Austin.
He also had a stint at the Internatioanl 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.