Marcus Noland

Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Research Program and Executive Vice President and Director of Studies, Peterson Institute for International Economics
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PhD, Johns Hopkins University
Area of Expertise: 

Political economy of US trade policy; US economic relations with Asia; economies of Japan, China and Korea; North Korea and the prospects for Korean unification.

Marcus Noland is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the East-West Center and Executive Vice President and Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He was a Senior Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President of the United States, and has held research or teaching positions at Yale University, the Johns Hopkins University, the University of Southern California, Tokyo University, Saitama University (now the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies), the University of Ghana, and the Korea Development Institute. He received his Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University.

Noland has authored, co-authored, or edited numerous books including Korea After Kim Jong-il and Famine in North Korea: Markets, Aid, and Reform (co-authored with Stephan Haggard). His book, Avoiding the Apocalypse: the Future of the Two Koreas, won the prestigious Ohira Memorial Prize. In addition to these books he has written many scholarly articles on international economics, US trade policy, and the economies of the Asia-Pacific region. He has served as an occasional consultant to organizations such as the World Bank and the National Intelligence Council, and has testified before the US Congress on numerous occasions.

Noland's work encompasses a wide range of topics including the political economy of US trade policy and US economic relations with Asia. He has written extensively on the economies of Japan, Korea, and China, and is unique among American economists in having devoted serious scholarly effort to the problems of North Korea and the prospects for Korean unification.  He is currently the recipient of research grants from the Smith Richardson, MacArthur, and Korea Foundations.

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