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Gérard Roland, E. Morris Cox professor of economics and professor of political science

Gérard Roland

Gérard Roland is E. Morris Cox professor of economics and professor of political science at UC Berkeley. His expertise is in political economy, comparative economic analysis of institutions and reforms in post-socialist economies.

Roland has been a regular consultant to the IMF, World Bank and EBRD in the last 15 years and has also consulted for the European Commission and the Inter-American Development Bank. He is editor of the Journal of Comparative Economics; his recent book Democratic Politics in the European Parliament received the Richard F. Fenno Prize for the Best Book Published in the Field of Legislative Studies during 2007.

Posts by Gérard Roland

9-9-15Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Why the rift between Eastern and Western Europe on the refugee crisis?
7-15-15Business & Economics: What's on your mind?The humiliation of Greece and Tsipras’s fatal mistake
7-8-15Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Urgently needed: An international initiative on Greece
7-6-15Business & Economics: What's on your mind?After the Greek ‘NO’: Europe quo vadis?
7-1-15Other Subjects: What's on your mind?The Greek crisis and the major flaw in the EU edifice
4-29-15Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Ukraine’s mobilized civil society
12-15-14Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Is Putin out to destroy the EU?
3-4-14Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Ukraine: What emergency measures and what long-term changes are needed?
4-9-13Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Resume the six-party talks on Korea
3-8-13Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Is China ready to abandon North Korea?
11-23-10Politics & Law: What's on your mind?How best to respond to the North Korean aggression? Get China to condemn it.
10-6-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Currency wars: China should impose green taxes on its exports
5-25-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Korean fears are misplaced … for now