Todd Tucker


1979 –


Who is Todd Tucker?

Todd Nathaniel Tucker is a researcher at the University of Cambridge specializing in development economics and international law. In 2012, he was named a Gates Scholar.

He was previously research director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch division and primary blogger at Eyes on Trade. He is co-author of "The Rise and Fall of Fast Track Trade Authority", a 2009 book about the history of the expansion of executive-branch involvement in the formation of U.S. trade policy - and the expansion of trade policy into non-tariff matters like consumer protection rules.

His work focuses on the legal, economic and political implications of the World Trade Organization, North American Free Trade Agreement, Central America Free Trade Agreement and other trade agreements and debt relief issues. He is a media commentator on international economic and policy issues who has been cited and published by radio, print and Internet outlets such as the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, The Nation, Dissent Magazine, Foreign Policy In Focus, and other publications.

Prior to working at Global Trade Watch, Tucker was a policy analyst with the Center for Economic and Policy Research. He completed graduate work in development economics at the University of Cambridge under the noted economist, Ha-Joon Chang. In 2001, Tucker received his B.A. from George Washington University.

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  • Todd Nathaniel Tucker
  • United States of America
  • University of Cambridge
  • George Washington University
  • Blogger

on July 23, 2013


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