Douglas Irwin, author of “Clashing over Commerce: A History of U.S. Trade Policy” is scheduled to speak at the 36th annual Camden Conference, Global Trade and Politics:  Managing Turbulence. The event will be held Feb. 17 – 19 in Camden and will focus on the future of global commerce and how the interdependence of commerce, global politics and national security could be successfully managed for both competition and cooperation.

Irwin is a professor of economics at Dartmouth College. He is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He worked on trade policy issues while on the staff of President Ronald Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers and also worked in the International Finance Division at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C. Irwin is the current president-elect of the Economic History Association.

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