Professor of Economics & International Affairs, George Washington University
2017 Speaker

Washington, D.C.

Maggie Xiaoyang Chen is a professor of economics and international affairs at George Washington University. Her areas of research expertise include foreign direct investment, international trade, and regional trade agreements, and her work has been published extensively in leading academic journals. She has worked as a trade policy advisor at the U.S. Congressional Budget Office leading policy analyses on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, an economist in the research department of the World Bank, a consultant for various divisions of the World Bank and the International Finance Cooperation, and a contributor to the World Development Report and World Bank’s Latin America and Caribbean Flagship Report. She is also a co-editor of Economic Inquiry. Chen received her PhD and MA in economics from the University of Colorado Boulder and her BA in economics from Beijing Normal University.