Kevin P. Gallagher

Professor of Global Development Policy; Director, Global Development Policy Center

Dr. Kevin P. Gallagher is a professor of global development policy at Boston University (BU), where he directs the Global Development Policy Center (GDP Center. The GDP Center’s mission is to advance policy-relevant research for financial stability, human wellbeing, and the environment on a global scale.

Dr. Gallagher is the author or co-author of The Case for a New Bretton Woods: Reforming Global Economic Governance for Prosperity and the Planet, The China Triangle: Latin America’s China Boom and the Fate of the Washington Consensus, Ruling Capital: Emerging Markets and the Reregulation of Cross-border Finance,  The Dragon in the Room: China and the Future of Latin American Industrialization, The Enclave Economy: Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development in Mexico’s Silicon Valley, and Free Trade and the Environment: Mexico, NAFTA, and Beyond.

Dr. Gallagher serves on Think Twenty International Finance Task Force to the G20, and on the Chair’s Council of the United States Export-Import Bank on China competition, and the international chair of the Greening the BRI Task Force of the China Council. He has served on the United Nations Committee for Development Policy, the U.S. Department of State’s Investment Subcommittee of the Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy, and the National Advisory Council on trade policy at the Environmental Protection Agency. He has been a visiting or adjunct professor at the Paul Nitze School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; El Colegio de Mexico in Mexico; Tsinghua University in China; and the Center for State and Society in Argentina.

Professor Gallagher’s specializations include economic development, trade and investment policy, international environmental policy, and Latin America.

Follow Professor Gallagher’s Twitter @KevinPGallagher.

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