Sachar International Center, 124A
DegreesUniversity of Chicago, Ph.D.
University of Chicago, M.A.
University of Chicago, M.A.T.
University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
ExpertiseInternational Economic Policy
ProfileRachel McCulloch's research focuses on international economic policy. Dr. McCulloch has served as a member of the Advisory Committee of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Academic Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and as a consultant to the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank, and several government agencies and foundations. She was also a member of the Technology Assessment Advisory Council of the U.S. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment (1979-87), the President's Commission on Industrial Competitiveness (1984-85), and the Committee on International Relations Studies with the People's Republic of China (1984-92). Prior to joining the Brandeis faculty in 1987, Dr. McCulloch taught at the University of Chicago, Harvard University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has also been a visiting professor at the Bologna Center of the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (2004-2005, 2013, 2014) and at the Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (2010-2011). Webpage
Awards and Honors
Carolyn Shaw Bell Award, Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession, American Economic Association - 2013 (2014)
Who's Who in America - 2012 (2011)
John R. Commons Award, Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society for Economics (2008)
AGIP Chair in International Economics, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Bologna Center, fall 2004. (2004 - 2005)
Schulhof Foundation Research Grant (2002)
Distinguished Service Award, Graduate School of International Economics and Finance (1999)
Executive Committee, American Economic Association (1997)
Board of Directors, International Trade and Finance Association (1993)
Rosen Family Chair in International Finance (1989)
German Marshall Fund Research Grant (1985)
Ford Foundation Research Grant (1984)
Wisconsin Alumni Reseach Foundation Grant (1981)
National Science Foundation Research Grant (1975)
McCulloch, Rachel, with Linda P. Rothschild. "MOOCs: An Inside View." Notices of the American Mathematical Society 61. 8 (2014): 867-872.
McCulloch, Rachel. "The International Trading System and Its Future." Oxford Handbook of International Commercial Policy. Ed. Mordechai E. Kreinin and Michael G. Plummer. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012. 32-49.
McCulloch, Rachel, with Chad P. Bown. "Developing countries, dispute settlement, and the Advisory Centre on WTO Law." Journal of International Trade & Economic Development 19. 1 (2010): 33-63.
McCulloch, Rachel. "Globalization and Inequality." 21st Century Economics: A Reference Handbook. Ed. Rhona C. Free. Sage, 2010
McCulloch, Rachel, with Chad P. Bown. "U.S.-Japan and U.S. China trade conflict: Export growth, reciprocity, and the international trading system." Journal of Asian Economics 20. 6 (2009): 669-687.
McCulloch, Rachel, with Chad P. Bown. "Trade Adjustment in the WTO System: Are More Safeguard the Answer?." Oxford Review of Economic Policy 23. 3 (2007): 415-439.
McCulloch, Rachel, with Chad P. Bown. "U.S. Trade Policy toward China." Challenges to the Global Trading System: Adjustment to Globalization in the Asia-Pacific Region. Ed. Sumner La Croix and Peter A. Petri. Oxford: Routledge, 2007. 58-82.
McCulloch, Rachel, with Jose Pinera. "Trade as Aid: The Political Economy of Tariff Preferences." Trade Preferences and Differential Treatment of Developing Countries. Ed. Bernard Hoekman and Caglar Ozden. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2007
McCulloch, Rachel. "Protection and Real Wages: The Stolper-Samuelson Theorem." Samuelsonian Economics and the Twenty-First Century. Ed. Michael Szenberg, Lall Ramrattan, and Aron A. Gottesman. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. 224-234.
McCulloch, Rachel, with Chad P. Bown. "U.S. Trade Policy and the Adjustment Process." International Monetary Fund Staff Papers 52. special Iissue (2005): 107-128.
McCulloch,Rachel, with Chad P. Bown, Meredith A. Crowley, and Daisuke J. Nakajima. "The U.S. Trade Deficit: Made in China?." Economic Perspectives XXIX. 4 (2005): 2-18.
McCulloch,Rachel, with Chad P. Bown. "Environmental Issues in the World Trade Organization." The World Trade Organization: Legal, Economic and Political Analysis, Vol. 2. Ed. P.F.J. Macrory, A.A. Appleton, and M.G. Plummer. New York: Springer, 2005. 137-170.
McCulloch,Rachel, with Chad P. Bown. "The WTO Agreement on Safeguards: an empirical analysis of discriminatory impact." Empirical Methods in International Trade. Ed. M.G. Plummer. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2004. 145-168.
McCulloch,Rachel, with Chad P. Bown. "Nondiscrimination and the WTO Agreement on Safeguards." World Trade Review 2. 3 (2003): 327-348.
McCulloch,Rachel, with Peter Petri. "Equity Financing of Asian Development (reprint)." International Capital Movements. vol. 17 Ed. H. Singer, N. Hatti, and R. Tandon. New Delhi: BRPC (India) Ltd., 2003
McCulloch,Rachel. "Globalization: Historical Perspective and Prospects." Globalization and the Asia Pacific Economy. Ed. Kyung-Tae Lee. London: Routledge, 2002. 6-24.
McCulloch,Rachel. "Unilateral and Reciprocal Trade Reform in Latin America." On Going Alone: The Case for Relaxed Reciprocity in Freeing Trade. Ed. Jagdish N. Bhagwati. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002. 395-441.
McCulloch,Rachel, with Blake LeBaron. "Fixed, Floating, or Super-Fixed? Dollarization Joins the Menu of Exchange-Rate Options." American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings) 90. 2 (2000): 32-37.