B. A. 1969 Douglass
College, Rutgers University, Majors in Latin American Studies and Spanish
M. A. 1971 School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., in International Relations.
Major fields: International Economics, International Law, and Latin American Studies.
M. A. 1973 The Johns Hopkins University, Economics
Ph.D. 1976 The Johns Hopkins University, Economics, Major fields: International Economics, Economic Development, Econometrics
Experience in Higher Education
1976 - present University of Maryland Baltimore County, Assistant Professor (1976-1981) Associate Professor (1981-1995) Full Professor (1995-present),Department of Economics
1977 - present School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., Professorial Lecturer (1977-present), Visiting Professor (1998-99)
1984 - 1987
Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Bristol,
Bristol, United Kingdom
Introductory microeconomics and macroeconomics, intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics, the international economy, international trade theory, international monetary theory, topics in applied economics, advanced topics in international trade theory, economic development, trade policy in developing and transitional economies 1969-1972.
Experience in other than Higher Education
1993 - 1995 Co-director, United Nations Development Program/ World Bank Trade Expansion Program, The World Bank, Washington, DC.
1987 (April) Visiting Fellow, Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm, Sweden.
1986 - 1987 Visiting Fellow, Institute for International Economics, Washington DC
1977 (Summer) Guest Scholar, The Brookings Institution,Washington, DC
1975 - 1976 Economist, International Finance Division, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC
1973 - 1974 Research Fellow, The Brookings Institution, Washington.
1973 (Summer) Economist, International Monetary Fund, Washington.
International Economist, Trade Policy Division, Foreign Agricultural
Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington.
1970 - 1971
Research Assistant, President's Commission on International Trade and
Investment Policy, Washington.
Consultant to the Joint United Nations Development Program/World Bank Trade
Expansion Program, for: Mali and Niger (1988), Uruguay (1989-90), Peru
(1991), Colombia (1992), Mongolia (1992-93), Romania (1992) and Zimbabwe
Co-Director, UNDP/World Bank Trade Expansion Program (1993-95).
Consultant to the World Bank:
Policy Research Department, Trade Policy Division, on Trade Liberalization
(1989-90), Trade Liberalization Using Import License Auctions (1990)
and Regional Trading Arrangements (1990-91).
Latin America Department, on Quota Auctions for Colombia (1989) and Evaluation of Colombian Import License Auctions (1990), and proposed quota auctions for Mexican transitional NAFTA quotas (1993).
Asia Technical Department, on Motor Vehicle Protection in the Philippines
Europe and Central Asia Department, on Quota Allocation in Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (1997)
Consultant on economic analysis for United States trade policy cases: automobiles (escape clause action, 1980); mushrooms (escape clause action, 1982); steel (antidumping investigation, 1982); copier toner (unfair trade practices investigation, 1987); mushrooms (antidumping investigation, 1998).
Publications and Other Research
Books and Monographs
Bergsten, C. Fred, Kimberley A. Elliott, Jeffrey Schott, and Wendy E.Takacs. Auction Quotas and U.S. Trade Policy Washington, D.C.: Institute for International Economics, 1987
Nash, John and Wendy Takacs, eds. Trade Policy Reform: Lessons and Implications Washington, D. C.: The World Bank, 1998
Articles in Refereed Journals
Navaretti, Giorgio Barba, Isidro Soloaga, and Wendy Takacs, “Appropriate Technology, Technical Change, and Skill Constraints: Evidence from U. S. Exports of New and Used Machines" World Bank Economic Review Vol. 14, No. 1 (2000) pp.91-109.
Melo, Jaime de,
Marcelo Olarreaga, and Wendy Takacs, "Pricing Policy under Double Market
Power: Madagascar and the International Vanilla Market" Review of Development Economics Vol. 4 No. 1 (2000) pp.1-20.
McAfee, R. Preston, Wendy Takacs, and Daniel Vincent. "Tarrifying Auctions" Rand Journal of Economics Vol. 30 No. 1( Spring, 1999) pp. 158-179.
Navaretti, Giorgio Barba, Isidro Soloaga, and Wendy Takacs, "Bargains Rejected?: Developing Country Trade Policy on Used Equipment" Labour Vol. 12. No.2 (1998)
Faini, Riccardo, Jaime de Melo, and Wendy Takacs, "A Primer on the MFA Maze" The World Economy Vol. 18 No. 1 (January, 1995) pp. 113-135.
Takacs, Wendy E.
"Domestic Content and Compensatory Export Requirements: Protection
of the Motor Vehicle Industry in the Philippines" World Bank Economic
Review Vol. 8 (1994) pp. 127-149.
Takacs, Wendy. "La liberalisation du commerce au Mali: une analyse du jumelage entre achats domestiques et attribution des licences d'importation" ("Trade Liberalization in Mali: An Analysis of Linking Domestic Purchases and Import License Allocations") Revue d'Economie du Developpement Vol. 3 (1993) pp. 81-101.
Faini, Riccardo, Jaime de Melo, and Wendy E. Takacs, "The Effects of EC-92 on the Multi-Fibre Arrangement" European Economic Review Vol. 36 (1992) pp. 527-538.
Takacs, Wendy E. and L. Alan Winters. "Labour Adjustment Costs and British Footwear Protection" Oxford Economic Papers, Vol.43 (1991) pp. 479-501.
Takacs, Wendy E. "Options for Dismantling Quota Systems in Developing Countries" World Bank Research Observer Vol. 5 No. 1 (January, 1990) pp. 25-46.
Takacs, Wendy E., "Economic Aspects of Quota License Auctions", Journal of World Trade. Vol. 22 No. 6 (December, 1988) pp. 39-51.
Takacs, Wendy E. and Ellen P. Tanzer. "Structural Change in the Demand for Automobiles by Size Class", Quarterly Review of Economics and Business Vol. 26, No. 3 (Autumn, 1986), pp. 48-57.
Takacs, Wendy E., "More on Protectionist Pressure and Aggregate Economic Conditions: A Reply", Economic Inquiry Vol. 23 No. 1 (January, 1985) pp. 183-184.
Takacs, Wendy E., "Cyclical Dumping: Comment", Journal of International Economics Vol. 12 No. 3/4 (May, 1982) pp. 381-383.
Takacs, Wendy E., "Pressures for Protectionism: An Empirical Analysis", Economic Inquiry Vol. 19 (October 1981) pp. 687-693.
Wilson, John F. and Wendy E. Takacs, "Differential Responses to Price and Exchange Rate Influences in the Foreign Trade of Selected Industrial Countries" Review of Economics and Statistics Vol. LXI No. 2 (May, 1979) pp. 267-279.
Takacs, Wendy E.,
"The Nonequivalence of Tariffs, Import Quotas, and Voluntary Export
Restraints", Journal of International Economics Vol. 8 (November
1978) pp. 565-573.
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