Lorraine A. Eden
Professor of Management and University Faculty Fellow, Texas A&M University
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Ph.D., economics, Dalhousie University; M.A., economics, McGill University; B.A., economics, Mount Allison University
Summary of Experience:
Lorraine A. Eden is a globally recognized authority on the political economy of multinational enterprises (MNEs), and transfer pricing. Her current research projects include strategic transfer pricing; foreign direct investment in tax havens and corrupt economies; and MNE strategies for coping with liability of foreignness. She has been a Fulbright Scholar, a Pew Fellow, and a receiver of multiple teaching, research and professional awards including election as a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB) in 2004.
Professor Eden has more than 20 years of consulting experience with the private and public sectors. She runs executive training workshops and consults on transfer pricing and international taxation for the Canadian and U.S. governments and corporations. Most recently, she has been working with the International Price Program in the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to redesign the U.S. export and import price indexes to more accurately reflect intrafirm transactions within multinational enterprises.
Professor Eden’s more than 100 scholarly publications include several significant books: Taxing Multinationals (1998); Governance, Multinationals and Growth (2005); Multinationals in North America (1994); Multinationals in the Global Political Economy (1993); Retrospectives on Public Finance (1991); and Multinationals and Transfer Pricing (1985). Her articles appear in many internationally recognized journals; she is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Business Studies (ranked #1 among international business journals) and sits on several other editorial boards. She teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels on multinational enterprises, transfer pricing and international business at Texas A&M University.