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Uri Dadush

Senior Associate and Director
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Uri Dadush

Uri Dadush is senior associate and director of Carnegie’s International Economics Program. He focuses on trends in the global economy and is currently also tracking developments in the eurozone crisis.

Dadush is interested in the impact of the rise of developing countries for financial flows, trade and migration, and the associated economic policy and governance questions. He is the co-author of four recent books and reports: Inequality in America: Facts, Trends and International Perspective (Brookings, 2012), Juggernaut: How Emerging Markets Are Reshaping Globalization (Carnegie, 2011), Currency Wars (Carnegie, 2011), and Paradigm Lost: The Euro in Crisis (Carnegie, 2010). He has published over a dozen Carnegie papers and policy briefs, and numerous journal articles.

Before working at Carnegie, Dadush’s experience was split evenly between the public and private sector, where he led a number of business turnaround situations. In the private sector, he was president and CEO of the Economist Intelligence Unit and Business International, part of the Economist Group (1986–1992); group vice president, international, for Data Resources, Inc. (1982–1986), now Global Insight; and a consultant with McKinsey and Co. in Europe.

In the public sector, he served as the World Bank’s director of international trade and before that as director of economic policy. He also served concurrently as the director of the Bank’s world economy group, leading the preparation of the Bank’s flagship reports on the international economy for over eleven years.