Paul Wonnacott

Professor Emeritus

Paul Wonnacottwas on the faculty from 1962 until 1992, teaching international economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and macroeconomics to undergraduates. For a number of years, he taught the large introductory class in macroeconomics. His most important publication was Free Trade between the United States and Canada: The Potential Economic Effects, published in the Harvard Economic Studies Series in 1967. This study helped to set the background for the U.S.-Canadian Free Trade Agreement of 1987. His publications include a joint paper with one of his Ph.D. students, Mark Lutz, "Is There a Case for More Free Trade Areas?" in Jeff Schott, ed., Free Trade Areas and U.S. Trade Policy, Washington: Institute for International Economics, 1989, pp. 59-89. This was reprinted in abridged form in Economic Impact, U.S. Information Agency, 4, 1989, pp. 26-32, and is scheduled to be reprinted in a forthcoming volume on Free Trade Areas by the World Bank. Mr. Wonnacott served as a member of the Council of Economic Advisers, 1991-93. In retirement, he has tried his hand as a novelist. His Last Good War focuses on allied codebreaking, and is midway between a novel and a history. Details at

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