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Scott L. Baier

Associate Professor, Clemson University; Senior Economist, Council of Economic Advisors


SCOTT BAIER – is an Associate Professor at Clemson University and the director of the BB&T Center for Economic Policy Studies at Clemson University.  He holds a doctorate in economics from Michigan State University.  Prior to joining the faculty at Clemson, Professor Baier was an Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame, where he was awarded the Amoco Outstanding Teacher Award.  Professor Baier’s research interests include the causes and consequences of globalization, the economic impact of free trade agreements, and economic growth. From 1999-2012, Scott was a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta and from 2007-2008, he served as a Senior Economist on the President’s Council of Economic Advisors.