Theodore Moran

Marcus Wallenberg Chair in International Business and Finance, School of Foreign Service

Theodore H. Moran holds the Marcus Wallenberg Chair in International Business and Finance at the School of Foreign Service, where he teaches and conducts research at the intersection of international economics, business, foreign affairs, and public policy. Dr. Moran is founder of the Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy, and serves as Director in providing courses on international business-government relations and negotiations. His most recent books include Harnessing Foreign Direct Investment for Development: Policies for Developed and Developing Countries, Center for Global Development, 2006; and Does Foreign Direct Investment Promote Development?, editor, with Magnus Blomstrom, Stockholm School of Economics and Edward Graham, Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2005.

In 1993-94, Dr. Moran served as Senior Advisor for Economics on the Policy Planning Staff of the Department of State, where he had responsibility for trade, finance, technology, energy, and environmental issues. Dr. Moran is consultant to the United Nations, to diverse governments in Asia and Latin America, and to the international business and financial communities. In 2000, he was appointed Counselor to the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) of the World Bank Group. In 2002 Dr. Moran was named Chairman of the Committee on Monitoring International Labor Standards of the National Academy of Sciences. In 2007 he was appointed Associate to the US National Intelligence Council. He is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and at the Center for Global Development.