Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

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Do Economic Sanctions Work?
Dr. Bergsten, Director, Institute for International Economics.

March 11, 1999

About Dr. C. Fred Bergsten
DR. C. FRED BERGSTEN is a Director of the Institute for International Economics, Washington, D.C. since its creation in 1981. He has been the Chairman of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum, Chairman of the Competitiveness Policy Council created by the U.S. Congress since 1991. He was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs during 1977-81, Under Secretary for Monetary Affairs during 1980-81, and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Council on Foreign Relations. He has authored or co-authored twenty-six books on international economic issues including most recently Global Economic Leadership and the Group of Seven (1996) and Reconcilable Differences? United States-Japan Economic Conflict (1993).
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