Dr. Peri da Silva
Peri da Silva is a Professor of Economics and serves as the current Department Head. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2005. He earned his M.S. degree from Getúlio Vargas Foundation in Rio de Janeiro and his Bachelor of Science degree from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He came 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 and trade agreements. He has served as a consultant for the World Bank and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). His work has been published in the Economic Journal, Journal of Political Economy, and Journal of International Economics, among others. Peri is also a fellow of the GEP center at the University of Nottingham and the L'dA at the University of Milan.