Mr. Wasow is chief U.S. economist at The Globalist Research Center.
He has been a member of the Economics Departments at the University of British Columbia, the University of Nairobi, New York University from 1975 to 1995, where he was tenured — and as a visiting professor at Columbia University, Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) as well as Central European University in Prague.
He also has worked in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York — and as a Program Officer at the Ford Foundation from 1995 to 1998. He was also a Senior Fellow at the Century Foundation from 1999 to 2009.
Beyond teaching, his extensive overseas experience includes a year each in Puerto Rico, with the Committee to Study Puerto Rico’s Finances — and in Bangladesh, with the Harvard Institute for International Development. He also participated in two World Bank missions to Kenya, two to Mongolia and one to Papua, Indonesia.
Mr. Wasow received his BA from Reed College and his PhD in economics in 1975 from Stanford University. In between, he spent a year as a DAAD Fellow at the Free University of Berlin. His publications are primarily in the fields of international economics and development.