• Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics
  • rcooper@harvard.edu
  • http://scholar.harvard.edu/cooper
  • 1737 Cambridge Street | Cambridge, MA 02138

Research interests: international economics, international trade, international monetary economics; internationall environmental issues.

Richard N. Cooper is Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics at Harvard University. He is a member of the Trilateral Commission, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Executive Panel of the US Chief of Naval Operations, and the Brookings Panel on Economic Activity. He has served on several occasions in the US Government, as chairman of the National Intelligence Council (1995-97), Under-Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (1977-81), Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Monetary Affairs (1965-66), and senior staff economist at the Council of Economic Advisers (1961-63). He was also chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (1990-92), and Vice-Chairman of the Global Development Network (2001-2007). As a Marshall Scholar, he studied at the London School of Economics, and earned his Ph.D. at Harvard University. His most recent books include Boom, Crisis, and Adjustment (with others), Macroeconomic Management in Korea, 1970-1990 (with others), Environment and Resource Policies for the World Economy, and What the Future Holds (with others).

From the Fairbank Podcast: 

理查德·库珀教授曾作为马歇尔学者在伦敦经济学院学习,其后在哈佛大学完成博士学业,现任哈佛大学国际经济教授。库珀教授曾多次为美国政府工作,担任国家情报委员会主席(1995-97),经济事务部副部长(1977-81),国际货币事务助理国务卿(1965-66),以及经济顾问委员会高级经济学家(1961-63)。此外,他还曾担任波士顿联邦储备银行主席(1990-92) 以及全球发展网副主席(2001-2007)。

研究兴趣:国际经济,国际贸易,国际货币经济,全球环境问题

Forthcoming

Cooper R. Economic Interdependence and War. Forthcoming.

2014

Cooper R. Social Mobility. Century Weekly. 2014.

Cooper R. Korean Unification?. Century Weekly. 2014.

Cooper R. Central Bank Capital. Century Weekly. 2014.

Cooper R. Conference on the International Monetary System, on the 70th Anniversary of BrettonWoods. Conference on the International Monetary System. 2014.

Cooper R. Female Political Leaders. Century Weekly. 2014.

Cooper R. Centenary of the First World War. Century Weekly.

Cooper R. Will China's Economy Surpass the United States in 2014?. Century Weekly. 2014.

Cooper R. Demography, Economic Growth, and Capital Flows. 2014.

2013

Cooper R. The Shale Gas Revolution. Century Weekly. 2013.

Cooper R. America's Fiscal Situation. Century Weekly. 2013.

Cooper R. The Iraq War Ten Years Later. Century Weekly. 2013.

Cooper R. China's Income Inequality. Century Weekly. 2013.

Cooper R. The Third Plenum and Economic Reform. 2013.

Cooper R. Global Imbalances. China-US Economists Symposium. 2013.

Cooper R. China into the Arctic?. Century Weekly. 2013.

Cooper R. Whither Climate Change?. Century Weekly. 2013.

Cooper R. A Larger American Economy?. Century Weekly. 2013.

Cooper R. China into the Arctic. Century Weekly. 2013.

Cooper R. The US Government Shutdown. Century Weekly. 2013.

Cooper R. The Third Plenum and Economic Reform. Century Weekly. 2013.

Cooper R. Japan's New Economic Policy. Century Weekly. 2013.

Cooper R. Cyprus: A Small Country in Big Trouble. Century Weekly. 2013.

2012

Cooper R. Financing for Climate Change. 2012. ee.txt.docx

2011

Cooper R. Proposal for a Common Currency among Rich Democracies. 2011.

Cooper R. Reform of the International Monetary System: A Modest Proposal. 2011.

2010

Cooper R. How Serious Are Global Imbalances?. 2010.

Cooper R. Does the SDR Have a Future?. 2010.

Cooper R. Europe's Emissions Trading System. 2010.

Cooper RN. Economic Aspects of the Cold War, 1962-1975. [Internet]. 2008.

2007

Cooper RN. Living with Global Imbalances . Brookings Papers on Economic Activity. 2007;2 :91-107.

2006

Cooper RN. Understanding Global Imbalances . 2006.

Cooper RN. Proposal for a Common Currency among Rich Democracies . 2006.

Cooper RN. Almost a Century of Central Bank Cooperation. 2006.

Cooper RN. A Carbon Tax in China?. 2006.

Cooper RN. Whither China? . 2006.

Cooper RN. How Integrated Are China's and India's Labor into the World Economy? . 2006.

Cooper RN. The Kyoto Protocol: A Flawed Concept . 2006.

Cooper RN. Alternatives to Kyoto: The Case for a Carbon Tax . 2006.

2005

Cooper RN. Living with Global Imbalances: A Contrarian View . International Economics. 2005.

2004

Cooper RN. A Half Century of Development.

Cooper RN. A Glimpse of 2020. 2004.

2003
Cooper RN. Is "Economic Power" a Useful and Operational Concept?. 2003.

2002
Cooper RN. Reforming the International Financial System. 2002.krueger.pdf
Cooper RN. A Review of Joseph Stiglitz' "Globalization and Its Discontents". Allen Lane. 2002.

2001
Cooper RN. U.S. Monetary Policy in an Integrating World: 1960 to 2000. 2001.

Cooper RN. Growth and Inequality: the Role of Foreign Trade and Investment . 2001.

Cooper RN. What's New in the New Economy?, in PAFTAD 27. Canberra, Australia ; 2001.

2000

Cooper RN. China into the World Economic System . 2000.

1999

Cooper RN. International Approaches to Global Climate Change . 1999.

Cooper RN. Prospects for the World Economy. 1999.

Cooper RN. The Asian Crisis: Causes and Consequences , in EMERGING MARKETS AND DEVELOPMENT. WORLD BANK-BROOKINGS INSTITUTION ; 1999.

Cooper RN. Remarks on the Evolution of International Financial Architecture, in Managing Risks in the 21st Century. Madrid, Spain ; 1999.

Cooper RN. Exchange Rate Choices . 1999.

1998

Cooper RN. American Wages Have Grown . 1998.

1997
Cooper RN. Key Currencies After the Euro. 1997.

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