Lorraine A. Eden
Professor of Management and Gina and Anthony Bahr ’91 Professorship in Business, Texas A&M University
Ph.D., economics, Dalhousie University; M.A., economics, McGill University; B.A., economics, Mount Allison University
Summary of Experience
Dr. Eden is a globally recognized expert on transfer pricing and multinational enterprises (MNEs). She has been a Fulbright Scholar, a Pew Fellow, and a recipient of multiple teaching, research, and professional awards, including election as a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB) in 2004 and the AIB President's Award for contributions to the field of international business (2012). She is the former editor-in-chief of the Journal of International Business Studies, the top-ranked journal in the field of international business studies.
Dr. Eden is professor of management and Mays Research Fellow at Texas A&M University, where she teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels on transfer pricing, multinationals, and international business. Her Transfer Pricing Aggies program has placed more than 70 students in full-time transfer pricing careers worldwide.
Dr. Eden has more than 25 years of consulting experience with the private and public sectors. She has run executive training workshops and consulted on transfer pricing and multinationals for the Canadian and US governments, international agencies, and corporations. She has testified on MNE strategies before the Canadian House of Commons and UNCTAD. She has advised on the implications of transfer pricing for patent damages, and on selection of the best method for transfer pricing of call centers. Most recently, she submitted expert reports and testified on the appropriateness of using transfer pricing to allocate the bankruptcy proceeds of a high-tech MNE.
Her 150+ scholarly publications include several significant books: Taxing Multinationals: Transfer Pricing and Corporate Income Taxation in North America (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. Much of her recent research has focused on high-tech strategic alliances and strategies of multinational in "hot spots." She is currently writing a textbook on the economics of transfer pricing, preparing an edited collection of transfer pricing readings, and conducting an empirical study of related party licensing transactions.