Carsten Kowalczyk

Carsten Kowalczyk is Associate Professor of International Economics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He is Honorary Professor at Aarhus University, and has also taught at Harvard University, Dartmouth College, and Pennsylvania State University.

His research is mainly in international trade and game theory with a focus on trade agreements. He has consulted for the WTO, the World Bank, and Microsoft.

He is editor of two books, Economic Integration and International Trade, and The Theory of Trade Policy Reform, and author of numerous articles on trade in leading professional journals. In 2005, his article “Welfare and Integration” (International Economic Review, 2000) was republished in a volume of the most significant contributions to the theory of international trade. He is on the Midwest International Economics Group Scientific Board, and he is the Book Review Editor for the Review of International Economics. He has been a Visiting Fellow at City University of Hong Kong, and a Faculty Research Fellow at the NBER.


At the Fletcher School, he received the James L. Paddock Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1995, and Awards for Outstanding Instruction from the On-Line Global Master of Arts Classes of 2002 and 2013.


He holds the degree of Cand. Polit. (Economics) from the University of Copenhagen, and an M.A. and PhD (Economics) from the University of Rocheste