J. David Richardson
J. David Richardson was born in Canada, raised in the United States, and educated at McGill University (B.A.) and the University of Michigan (Ph.D.). He has been an economist at Syracuse University's Maxwell School since 1991. He began his academic career at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and has also taught at Notre Dame and Wheaton College (IL).
He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts and Senior Fellow Emeritus at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, D.C. His research focuses on border policies under imperfect competition, and on local-regional effects of globalization.
He rides horses, sings, and dabbles in poetry, though only rarely at the same time.