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CURRICULUM VITAE 
DOUGLAS RUSSELL NELSON

Professor of Economics 
 

OFFICE ADDRESS:

Murphy Institute of Political Economy 
108 Tilton Hall 
Tulane University 
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118 
(504) 865-5317 
 

NATIONALITY:

American Citizenship 
Born: Kaiserslautern, Germany 
September 5, 1954 
 

EDUCATION

1976 B.A. Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 
1978 M.A. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
1981 Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C.

 

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Summer 1980    Intern, U.S. Treasury Department–Office of Trade Research

1980-1981          Consultant, World Bank–Research staff of the 1981 World Development Report

1981-1983          Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Rutgers University (New Brunswick)

1983-1985          Assistant Professor, International Management Studies, The University of Texas at Dallas.

Summer 1984   Consultant, World Bank (CPD), Timing and Sequencing of Liberalization Project, Pakistan Case.

1984-1986          Political Economy and underdevelopment editor, International Interactions.

1985-1987          Consultant, World Bank (DRD-IE)

1987-1989          Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Economy, School of Business, Washington University (St. Louis)

1989-1996          Book Review Editor for Economics and Politics (J. Bhagwati, editor).

1989-1993          Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Syracuse University.

Summer 1992    Visiting Fellow, Department of Economics, The Australian National University

1993-2001          Associate Professor, Murphy Institute of Political Economy and Department of Economics, Tulane University.

Summer 1995    Visiting Fellow, Centre for Research on Economic Development and International Trade (CREDIT), University of Nottingham.

1995-                  External Research Fellow, CREDIT

Summer 1996    Guest Professor, Institute of Public Economics, University of Graz

1998-                  External Research Fellow, Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (University of Nottingham)

2000–                  Editorial Advisory Board, The World Economy.

2001-                  Professor, Murphy Institute of Political Economy and Department of Economics, Tulane University.

2002-2009          Professor (Fractional Appointment), School of Economics, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, U.K.

Summer 2002   Guest Professor, Tinbergen Institute, Erasmus University, Rotterdam.

Fall 2005            Visiting Scholar, International Monetary Fund

2008-2009          Interim Chair, Department of Economics, Tulane University

2009-2010          Visiting Scholar, ETH-Zurich

2012                   Lawrence M v D Schloss Economics Prize

Summer 2013   Adam Smith Professor of Economics and Philosophy, University of Bayreuth

Summer 2015   Adam Smith Professor of Economics and Philosophy, University of Bayreuth

Summer 2017   Visiting Professor World Trade Institute, University of Bern

Summer 2018   Visiting Professor World Trade Institute, University of Bern

Spring 2019      Visiting Fellow, Robert Schuman Centre, European University Institute