Dr. Kamal Saggi is Frances and John Downing Family Professor of Economics and Director of the Graduate Program in Economic Development at Vanderbilt University.

He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of International Economics and the Indian Growth and Development Review and serves on the Editorial Council of the Journal of International Business Studies.

Dr. Saggi has published widely in the areas of international trade and investment, international technology transfer, and economic development. His research has appeared in leading economics journals such as the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Economic Journal, European Economic Review, International Economic Review, Journal of Development Economics, and the Journal of International Economics.

Two major themes underlying his current research are: (i) the inter-relationships between intellectual property protection, foreign direct investment, and international technology transfer and (ii) economics of the multilateral trading system.

Dr. Saggi has extensive consulting experience in the areas of international trade and economic development. He has been a consultant for the Andean Development Corporation, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the International Finance Corporation, the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, SciDev.Net, the World Intellectual Property Organization, and the World Bank.

His working papers can be downloaded from here. A fairly complete list of his research papers is available on his Google Scholar page. Dr. Saggi’s curriculum vitae can be downloaded from here. If you would like to receive an electronic copy of any of his papers, please contact him.