Faculty Directory

Emily J. Blanchard

Assistant Professor of Business Administration



DegreePhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004; MSc, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002; AB, Wellesley College, 1997

AREAS OF EXPERTISEInternational trade and investment, political economy of globalization

Current Research Topics

  • Multinational firms and international trade and investment policy
  • Globalization's impact on the distribution of skills and income
  • Distribution networks, firms, and market access
  • U.S trade policy

Selected Publications

  • With G. Willmann, "Escaping a Protectionist Rut: Policy Mechanisms for Trade Reform in a Democracy," Journal of International Economics, 85(1), 2011
  • “Reevaluating the Role of Trade Agreements: Does Investment Globalization Make the WTO Obsolete?” Journal of International Economics, 82(1), 2010
  • "Trade Taxes and International Investment," Canadian Journal of Economics, 42(3), 2009
  • "Foreign Direct Investment, Endogenous Tariffs, and Preferential Trade Agreements," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 7(1), 2007
  • With J. Andreoni, "Testing Subgame Perfection Apart From Fairness in Ultimatum Games," Experimental Economics, 9(4), 2006


  • All-University Teaching Award, University of Virginia, 2007
  • UVa Department of Economics Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2006
  • Bankard Fund for Political Economy Research Grants (2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011)

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Tuck School of Business, 2011–present
  • Assistant Professor, University of Virginia, 2004–11

Nonacademic positions 

  • Analyst/Senior Analyst, The Economics Resource Group, Inc., 1997–99

Editorial positions

  • Referee for more than a dozen journals
     American Economic Review
    International Economic Review
    Journal of International Economics
    National Science Foundation
    Quarterly Journal of Economics
    Review of Economic Studies