Peter Morici

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Peter Morici
Born (1948-12-09) December 9, 1948 (age 66)
New York City, New York, United States
Nationality American
Institution University of Maryland
Field Economics, International Business
Alma mater State University of New York at Albany (PhD) (1974)

Peter George Morici, Jr. (born December 9, 1948)[1] is an American economist and Professor of International Business at the R.H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is a graduate of SUNY Albany in New York State where he received his Ph.D in Economics in 1974.[2][3][4]


From 1974 to 1976, Morici taught at Augsburg College in Minneapolis. In 1976, he joined the Federal Energy Administration. In 1978 he moved to the National Planning Association in Washington where he was elected a Vice President in 1983. He joined the University of Maine as a Professor of Economics in 1988 and was Director of its Canadian-American Center from 1990 to 1993. He also served as chief economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission. Morici is the author of 18 books. He is currently a senior contributor for[5] and also writes articles for[6]

Personal Life[edit]

Morici is noted for wearing bow ties.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Reconciling Trade and the Environment in the World Trade Organization
  • Labor Standards in the Global Trading System
  • Antitrust in the Global Trading System: Reconciling U.S., Japanese and EU Approaches
  • Setting U.S. Goals for WTO Negotiations
  • The Trade Deficit: Where Does It Come from and What Does It Do
  • Free Trade in the Americas: An Architecture for Hemispheric Integration
  • Trade Talks with Mexico: A Time for Realism
  • Making Free Trade Work: The Canada-U.S. Agreement
  • Reassessing American Competitiveness


  1. ^ "Peter George Morici, Jr." Who's Who in America, 67th ed. Accessed via LexisNexis June 15, 2013.
  2. ^ "Department of Economics Alumni". University at Albany. 2011-12-29. Retrieved 2013-10-09. 
  3. ^ "Department of Economics Notable Alumni". University at Albany. 2011-12-29. Retrieved 2013-10-09. 
  4. ^ Morici, Peter. The Doha Round: No Help for America’s Trade Deficit? (PDF). Retrieved 2013-10-09. 
  5. ^ "Peter Morici – Articles and Bio – Senior Contributor – TheStreet". TheStreet. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Peter Morici". Retrieved 22 January 2014. 

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