Gérard Roland (economist)

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Gérard Roland
Born 1954
Jemappes, Wallonia
Nationality Belgian
Institution University of California, Berkeley
Field Economics
Political science
Alma mater Free University of Brussels
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Gérard Roland (born 1954) is a Belgian economist, and a professor of economics and political science at the University of California, Berkeley. He graduated from the Free University of Brussels in 1988. His early work was on the political economy of communism. After 1990, he became one of the world's most renowned and influential scholars in transition economics. He is a member of the Executive and Supervisory Committee (ESC) of CERGE-EI.

Selected works[edit]

  • "The Design of Reform Packages under Uncertainty", (with M. Dewatripont), American Economic Review, 1995, vol 83, pp. 107–1223
  • Transition and Economics: Politics, Markets and Firms. MIT Press 2000

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