Maggie Xiaoyang Chen

photo: Maggie Chen
Professor of Economics and International Affairs
367 Monroe Hall
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

International trade, foreign direct investment, and regionalism.

Maggie Xiaoyang Chen is a professor of economics and international affairs at George Washington University. Professor Chen's areas of research expertise includes multinational firms, international trade, and regional trade agreements and her work as been published extensively in leading academic journals.

She has worked as an economist in the research department of the World Bank in 2011-2012, a consultant for various regional divisions of the World Bank and the International Finance Cooperation since 2003, and a contributor to the World Development Report and World Bank's Latin America and Caribbean Flagship Report. Professor Chen currently serves as a trade policy advisor at the U.S. Congressional Budget Office leading policy analyses on the economic effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Se is also a co-editor of the Economic Inquiry. Professor Chen received her Ph.D and M.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder and her B.A. in Economics from Beijing Normal University.


Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder

Classes Taught

ECON 2181 International Trade Theory and Policy

ECON 6283 Survey - International Trade Theory and Policy

ECON 8395 Advanced Topics in International Trade