(Maskus, Keith E - 2012) -- Professor of Distinction uri icon



  • Professor Maskus has written extensively on various aspects of international trade. His current research focuses on the international economic aspects of protecting intellectual property rights. He is the author of Intellectual Property Rights in the Global Economy, published by the Institute for International Public Goods, and Transfer of Technology under a Globalized Intellectual Property Regime, published by Cambridge University Press. He recently wrote a piece calling for fundamental reform in U.S. patent policy, published by the Council on Foreign Relations.
    Professor Maskus has been a lead economist in the Development Research Group at the World Bank and is a research fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a fellow at the Kiel Institute for World Economics, and an adjunct professor at the University of Adelaide. Previously, he was a visiting professor at the University of Bocconi and a visiting scholar at the University of Munich and Peking University. Drawing upon the depth and breadth of his expertise, Dean Maskus serves as a consultant for the World Bank, the World Health Organization, and the World Intellectual Property Organization.

year awarded

  • 2012