Research AreasEconomics for the Developing WorldAgricultural Development, Trade and the Right to FoodTimothy A. Wise

Timothy A. Wise, Senior Research Fellow in PERI's Program on Development, Peacebuilding and the Environment

Timothy A. Wise researches agricultural development, trade and the right to food as a Senior Research Fellow in PERI's program on Development, Peacebuilding and the Environment. Wise is the co-author of the books (in English and Spanish), Confronting Globalization: Economic Integration and Popular Resistance in Mexico and The Promise and the Perils of Agricultural Trade Liberalization: Lessons from Latin America.

He currently serves as Director of the Research and Policy Program at the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University, where he leads its Globalization and Sustainable Development Program. He is involved in ongoing research on the global food crisis, sustainable rural development, lessons from NAFTA, the WTO and global trade, and modeling trade policy reform.

With support from an Open Society Fellowship, Wise is currently completing a book based on extensive fieldwork in Mexico, Malawi, Tanzania, Mozambique, and Zambia, and participation in international policy meetings. He is the former executive director of Grassroots International, a Boston-based international aid organization. He holds a Masters in Public Policy from Tufts University's Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Department. 

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