Peter Navarro

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Peter Navarro
Institution Paul Merage School of Business
Alma mater Harvard University
Awards MBA Teaching

Peter Navarro is a professor of economics and public policy at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine. Navarro holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.[1] He has received multiple teaching awards for the MBA courses taught.[2] Prior to teaching, Navarro served in the Peace Corps in Southeast Asia and worked in Washington, D.C. as an energy and environmental policy analyst.[3]


Professor Navarro's books include the following:[4]

  • If It’s Raining in Brazil, Buy Starbucks
  • The Well-Timed Strategy: Managing the Business Cycle for Competitive Advantage
  • What the Best MBAs Know
  • When the Market Moves, Will You Be Ready?
  • The Coming China Wars
  • Always a Winner
  • Seeds of Destruction (with Glenn Hubbard)
  • Death by China: Confronting the Dragon – A Global Call to Action
  • Crouching Tiger: What China's Militarism Means for the World

Navarro's work has appeared in Barron’s, Business Week, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, the International Herald Tribune, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review and The Journal of Business.[1]

Navarro has appeared frequently on Bloomberg TV and radio, BBC, CNN, NPR, Marketplace, and all three major network news shows. He is a regular contributor to CNBC and has appeared on 60 Minutes.[1] Additionally, he often produces investment videos for[5]

Navarro has directed and produced a low-budget film based on his book, Death By China.[6]

Political Life[edit]

Navarro ran for office in San Diego, California, three times. In 1992, he ran for mayor, winning the primary race, but losing to Susan Golding in the runoff.[7] In 1996, he ran for the 49th Congressional District as the Democratic candidate, but lost to Republican Brian Bilbray.[8] In 2001, Navarro ran in a special election to fill the District 6 San Diego city council seat, but lost in the primary.[9]

In 2016, Navarro served as a policy advisor to the Donald Trump presidential campaign.[10][11]

Personal life[edit]

Navarro is married to architect Leslie Lebon. They reside in Laguna Beach, California.[12]


  1. ^ a b c "Peter Navarro". The Paul Merage School of Business. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Teaching Awards". The Paul Merage School of Business. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Peter Navarro". The Globalist. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Peter Navarro - Books". ISBN Search. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "Articles by Peter Navarro". TheStreet. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
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  7. ^ "Election Results - Mayor, City of San Diego" (PDF). City of San Diego. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  8. ^ "California's 49th Congressional District Elections". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  9. ^ "Election History - Council District 6, City of San Diego" (PDF). City of San Diego. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
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  11. ^ Lee, Timothy B. (August 5, 2016). "Trump's economic team has a lot of billionaires, very few economic experts". Vox. Retrieved August 7, 2016. ...the list includes only one academic economist. 
  12. ^ Flaherty, Somer (October 12, 2012). "Architects at Home". Laguna Beach Magazine. Retrieved 2013-10-17. 

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