Our People: Ian Sheldon
B.Sc.(Hons), Economics, University of Salford, UK (1978)
Ph.D., Economics, University of Salford, UK (1981)
Sheldon's primary research interests are in analyzing international trade and policy. Recent projects include examination of the interaction between trade and environmental policies; analysis of the effects of exchange rate volatility on international trade flows; examination of the effects of policy on trade in ethanol; and analysis of China’s exchange rate policies. He is currently working on issues related to tariff escalation, and the impact of globalization on market structure of the biotechnology sector. Sheldon has recently completed a term as Chair of the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium.
International Trade & Policy