J. Bradford Jensen

Nonresident Senior Fellow

J. Bradford Jensen, nonresident senior fellow, is professor of economics and international business at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. He is also a senior policy scholar at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has been affiliated with the Peterson Institute for International Economics since 2003, serving as deputy director from 2003 to August 2007. Before joining the Institute, he served as director of the Center for Economic Studies at the US Census Bureau and on the faculty of the Heinz School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University.

Jensen pioneered the use of plant-level microdata to investigate the impact of trade on the US economy. His recent work examines the relationship between trade and firm performance and the impact of trade in services on the US economy. He is author of Global Trade in Services: Fear, Facts, and Offshoring (2011). His work has been published in the American Economic Review, the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Harvard Business Review, the Journal of International Economics, and the Journal of Monetary Economics.

Jensen received his PhD in economics from Stanford University in 1993 and BA from Kalamazoo College.

Recent Content

PIIE Briefing

Adam S. Posen (PIIE) and Jiming Ha (China Finance 40 Forum), editors

June 2017
Event Recap
Rory MacFarquhar (PIIE), Haiming Wang (CF40), C. Fred Bergsten (PIIE), Tao Guan (CF40), Haizhou Huang (China International Capital Corporation), Tao Zhang (International Monetary Fund), Jun Wang (China Europe International Business School), Shanwen Gao (Essence Securities), Nicholas R. Lardy (PIIE), Chad P. Bown (PIIE), J. Bradford Jensen (PIIE), Hong Liang (China International Capital Corp) and Fabrizio Saccomanni (PIIE)
October 5, 2016
Event Recap
Richard Baldwin (Graduate Institute, Geneva), Anabel González (World Bank) and J. Bradford Jensen (PIIE)
June 14, 2016
Trade & Investment Policy Watch
October 13, 2015