Advisory Council

Robert Z. Lawrence

Senior Fellow
Professor of International Trade and Investment, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Robert Z. Lawrence is the Albert L. Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, D.C. and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He served as a Member of President Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisors from March 1999 to January 2001.

Robert is an Advisor to the World Economic Forum, a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on International Trade. He has been a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and also served as a consultant to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the World Bank, the OECD, and UNCTAD.

Robert was a Member of the Presidential Commission on United States Pacific Trade and Investment Policy, and the International Advisory Panel of the South African Government’s Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative. He has served as a member of the advisory committees of the Institute for International Economics, the Panel on Foreign Trade Statistics of the National Academy of Sciences, the Committee for Economic Development, the Overseas Development Council, and the Panel of Economic Advisors of the Congressional Budget Office.