Robert E. Scott
Senior Economist and Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Research
Areas of expertise
International economics • Trade and manufacturing policies • Global finance • Foreign investment and “insourcing” • Industry studies
Rob Scott joined the Economic Policy Institute in 1996. His areas of research include international economics, trade and manufacturing policies and their impacts on working people in the United States and other countries, the economic impacts of foreign investment, and the macroeconomic effects of trade and capital flows. He has published widely in academic journals and the popular press, including The Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, The International Review of Applied Economics, and The Stanford Law and Policy Review, as well as The Los Angeles Times, Newsday, USA Today, The Baltimore Sun, The Washington Times, and other newspapers. He has also provided economic commentary for a range of electronic media, including NPR, CNN, Bloomberg, and the BBC.
Ph.D., Economics, University of California at Berkeley
B.S., Engineering, Washington University (St. Louis)