Dr. Peri da Silva
Peri da Silva earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and Urbana-Champaign in 2005. He earned his M.S. degree form Getulio Vargas Foundation in Rio de Janeiro and his Bachelor of Science Degree from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He comes to us via the University of North Dakota where he was an associate professor of economics. Peri is an international trade economist with research interests in the political economy of trade, theory of preferential trade, and ways to distribute the gains generated from trade liberalization. His work has been published in World Bank Economic Review, Economic Theory, Journal of Development Economics and other distinguished journals. Peri is also a fellow of the Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano at the University of Milan.