Robert W. Staiger is the Roth Family Distinguished Professor in the Arts and Sciences and Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. An Editor of the Journal of International Economics from 2010 through 2017, Staiger specializes in the study of international trade policy rules and institutions, with particular emphasis on the economics of the GATT/WTO.
His research has been published in a variety of academic journals, and in two books, The Economics of the World Trading System, co-authored with Kyle Bagwell and published by MIT Press (2002), and A World Trading System for the Twenty-First Century, published by MIT Press in its Ohlin Lecture series in December of 2022. Staiger also served as Editor, with Kyle Bagwell, of The Handbook of Commercial Policy, published by Elsevier in December 2016.
A World Trading System for the Twenty-First Century