Professor Petri’s research and teaching focus on international trade, finance, investment and economic integration, with emphasis on Asia. (The photo above is from the silk road.) A member of the Brandeis Economics faculty since 1974, he served as the founding Dean of the Brandeis International Business School from 1994 to 2006. He is also a Senior Fellow of the East-West Center in Honolulu; a Visiting Fellow of the Peterson Institute for International Economics; has consulted with APEC, the World Bank, the OECD, the United Nations, the Asian Development Bank and other organizations; and has held visiting appointments at universities in China and Japan. His A.B. and Ph.D. degrees are in Economics from Harvard University.

Petri’s current work addresses major new trade agreements under negotiation in the Asia-Pacific region, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the ASEAN-based Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), and other initiatives. Details of this work are reported on the website: www.asiapacifictrade.org.

Office: Sachar 203
Telephone:  (1) 781-736-2256
Fax: (1) 781-736-2269
Address: MS032 IBS, Brandeis University, Waltham MA 02454
Assistant: Lauren Hasselriis-Ghom (1) 781-736-4857
Email: ppetri@brandeis.edu