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About Raymond Robertson

Raymond Robertson is the Roy and Helen Ryu Professor of Economics and Government at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. His research focuses on the union of international, labor, and development economics. He has published in the American Economic Review, the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of International Economics, Review of International Economics, the Journal of Development Economics, and others. He serves on the advisory board at the Center for Global Development and was a member of the U.S. State Department's Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP). He is currently the chair of the US Department of Labor's National Advisory Committee on Labor Provisions of Free Trade Agreement (NAC). His current work focuses on the effects of the ILO's Better Work program in Cambodia and other countries, as well as other issues relating to the effects of globalization on workers. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas after spending a year in Mexico as a Fulbright Scholar.
EDUCATION: B.A., Trinity University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin


Present Roy and Helen Ryu Professor of Economics and Government, Texas A&M University


Research Interests

Latin American economic policy and NAFTA

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  • Introduction to International Economics
  • Principles of Economics
  • Economic Restructuring in Latin America
  • Advanced Topics in International Economics

Contact Information

T. 979-458-1069
F. 979-845-4155
Texas A&M University
1032 Allen Building
4220 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4220


Journal Articles (14)

Books (2)

Contributions to Books (16)