Robert Lawrence

Robert Z. Lawrence is Albert L. Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment, a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He currently serves as Faculty Chair of The Practice of Trade Policy executive program at Harvard Kennedy School. He served as a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1998 to 2000. Lawrence has also been a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He has taught at Yale University, where he received his PhD in economics. His research focuses on trade policy.

Content by Robert Lawrence
  • Publication - Working Paper

    Zambian Regional Integration Policy Challenges (Working Paper)

    1 Mar 2012 | Lawrence Edwards , Robert Lawrence

  • Project

    Regional Trade and Integration Review

    In this paper Edwards and Lawrence analyse the challenges currently presented to Zambian regional policy. They conclude that (a) while Zambia should adopt the same tariff as other Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) members, it should be cautious about losing its tariff-setting ability and accepting the legally binding obligations of customs union...

    1 Feb 2012 | Lawrence Edwards , Robert Lawrence