Profile

Robert Blecker

Professor
Department of Economics

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Affiliated Faculty, School of International Service (SIS)
    and Center for Latin American and Latino Studies (CLALS)
  • Professor Blecker’s research interests include international trade, open economy macroeconomics, the value of the dollar and the US trade deficit, economic integration in North America, the Mexican economy, the limits to export-led growth strategies in developing countries, and U.S. trade policy. His teaching fields include international economics, macroeconomics, history of economic thought, and political economy.
  • Degrees

    PhD and MA, Economics, Minor in Political Science, Stanford University
    Graduate Studies in Economics, Centro de Estudios Economicos y Demograficos, El Colegio de Mexico
    AB, Economics, Yale University
  • Languages Spoken:

    English, Spanish
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  • CAS - Economics
  • Kreeger - 107
  • On sabbatical, fall 2014
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Teaching

  • Spring 2015

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

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Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • AU Faculty Award for Outstanding Service to the University Community, 2014.
  • AU Faculty Award for Outstanding Teaching in a Full-time Appointment, 2005.

 

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

Policy Papers 

 

 

AU Expert

Area of Expertise: U.S. economy including the budget debate; international trade and finance; exchange rates, the U.S. trade deficit, global trade imbalances.

Additional Information: Robert A. Blecker
researches international trade, open economy macroeconomics, the value of the dollar and the U.S. trade deficit, economic integration in North America, the Mexican economy, the limits to export-led growth strategies in developing countries, and trade policy in the U.S. steel industry. His teaching areas include international economics, macroeconomics, history of economic thought, and political economy. 

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