WWS Calendar

Jeff Schott talk: "The Future of the Multilateral Trading System," March 31

Mar 31, 2009 (All day)
Robertson Hall
Bowl 016
Open to the Public

Jeff Schott, a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, will present a public talk at the Woodrow Wilson School titled "The Future of the Multilateral Trading System" at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, in Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus.

Schott joined the Peterson Institute for International Economics in 1983 and is a senior fellow working on international trade policy and economic sanctions. During his tenure at the Institute, Schott was also a visiting lecturer at Princeton University (1994) and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University (1986–88). He was a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (1982–83) and an official of the US Treasury Department (1974–82) in international trade and energy policy.

During the Tokyo Round of multilateral trade negotiations, he was a member of the U.S. delegation that negotiated the GATT Subsidies Code. Since January 2003, he has been a member of the Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee of the U.S. government. He is also a member of the Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy of the U.S. Department of State.

Schott is the author, coauthor, or editor of several books on trade, including “Economic Sanctions Reconsidered;” “Trade Relations Between Colombia and the United States;” “NAFTA Revisited: Achievements and Challenges;” “Free Trade Agreements: US Strategies and Priorities;” and “Prospects for Free Trade in the Americas” to name a few.

Schott completed his undergraduate work at Washington University, St. Louis, and received an MA degree in international relations from the School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University.

This event is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. It is free and open to the public.


Jeff Schott, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics