Pinelopi Goldberg named the William K. Lanman Jr. Professor

Pinelopi (Penny) Goldberg, recently appointed the William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Economics, specializes in the areas of applied microeconomics, international trade and industrial organization

Her current research interests include the effects of trade liberalization on growth and income distribution, the effects of intellectual property rights enforcement in developing countries and the determinants of incomplete exchange rate pass-through. Her work on these and other topics has been published in the American Economic Review, the International Economic Review and the Journal of the European Economic Association, among other professional journals.

Goldberg taught at Yale 2001-2007 before joining the faculty at Princeton University. She returned to Yale in July. She has also taught at Columbia University and was a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Recently awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Goldberg was honored with the 2003 Bodossaki Prize in Social Sciences, given to outstanding scholars of Greek descent in various fields, and has earned fellowships from the Sloan and Russell Sage foundations.

She has been co-editor of the American Economic Review since 2007 and will become editor-in-chief of the publication in January 2011.

Goldberg earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Freiburg, Germany, and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University.

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