Andrew Bernard

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For The Office character, see Andy Bernard.
Andrew Bernard
Born (1963-06-20) June 20, 1963 (age 53)
Nationality American
Field International economics
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Andrew B. Bernard (born June 20, 1963) is an American economist, currently the Jack Byrne Professor of International Economics at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.He has been on the faculty at Tuck since 1999. He received his A.B. from Harvard and his Ph.D. from Stanford University in economics in 1991 and was on the faculty at MIT and Yale School of Management prior to coming to Tuck.

At the Tuck School, Bernard teaches a core MBA course on Global Economics for Managers as well as an elective focused on global issues facing firms.

Bernard is an expert on firm and industry responses to globalization. He was one of the first academics to study how firms respond to globalization and has published papers on exporting, offshoring, outsourcing, and productivity. He has also examined the strategic response of U.S. and German firms to competition from low-cost countries such as China, transfer pricing decisions by US-based multinationals, and the effects of tariff and trade cost reductions on firm performance and productivity growth in the economy. His current research is focused on analyzing the factors multinational firms consider when entering multiple product markets in different countries, where they choose to produce those products, and how they are sourced. He received a grant from the National Science Foundation to support his work on firms and products in international trade.

Bernard is a Research Associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London, and the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. He has presented his research on the topic of firms and globalization at the IMF, World Bank, White House, the European Central Bank, and the European Commission.

The Office character Andy Bernard was named for Professor Bernard by the producer, Greg Daniels.[1]


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