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Peter Navarro

Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of California (Irvine)

Peter Navarro is the author of various books on economics and public policy, including The Dimming of America (Ballinger, 1984), The Policy Game (Wiley, 1984) and the If It’s Raining in Brazil, Buy Starbucks: The Investor’s Guide to Profiting From News (McGraw Hill, 2001).

Peter Navarro has written frequently on economic, energy and environmental issues and are published ranging from the Harvard Business Review, Journal of Business, and Wall Street Journal to the Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Washington Post.

After working for a year in Washington, D.C. as an energy and environmental policy analyst, Peter Navarro received a Master’s in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University in 1979 and completed his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard in 1986.

Peter Navarro graduated from Tufts University in 1972 with a B.A. and served in the Peace Corps in Southeast Asia from 1973 to 1976.

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Articles by Peter Navarro

China’s State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks Must Stop

Washington's politicians must take cybersecurity as seriously as experts and U.S. business do.

May 30, 2016

China: A Free Hand in the South China Sea?

Is Beijing’s maritime strategy sinking freedom of navigation In the South China Sea?

February 5, 2016

North Korea: China’s Tar Baby

Why does Beijing prop up an unhelpful ally regime that could spark a major war?

January 13, 2016

Vietnam Dangles at the Tip of the Chinese Spear

South China Sea islands are arguably ground zero in any potential war between China and Vietnam.

January 7, 2016

How China and India May Come to Blows

Why could there be war between these two most populous countries in the world?

November 4, 2015

The Sputtering Space Race — A 50-Year Perspective

Fifty years after Sputnik, is there any reason for the United States to redouble its commitment to space exploration?

October 9, 2007