Prusa, Thomas



Thomas Prusa is Professor of Economics at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Prior to moving to Rutgers University he was a professor at State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York. He also is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts. He received his PhD from Stanford University in 1988. He has published numerous articles in leading journals and books. He has received “best article of the year” by Economic Inquiry and Review of International Economics. He has lectured in conferences and seminars to the World Trade Organization, European Union, the World Bank, the Federal Reserve, the World Trade Institute, the CATO Institute, the American Enterprise Institute, United Nations Stanford University, Princeton University, New York University and many others.  His research has been featured in The New York Times, The Economist, and Investor's Business Daily.  He received the Rutgers University FAS Award for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Education in 2001. While at Stony Brook he was recognized for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education in 1993 and awarded mentor of the year in 1992. He has provided expert testimony before the U.S. International Trade Commission on many occasions.

Selected Publications

  • Dumping and Antidumping Trade Protection (joint with Bruce Blonigen), 2019, Edward Elgar.

  • "The Hazardous Effects of Antidumping," (joint with Tibor Besedes) Economic Inquiry. 55(1) 2017, 9-30.  (Lead article).

  • "Ask for the Moon, Settle for the Stars: What is a Reasonable Period to Comply with WTO Awards?" (joint with Petros C. Mavroidis. Niall Meagher, and Tatiana Yanguas) World Trade Review, (2017) 16:2, 395-425.

  • "Are the Unfair Trade Laws Fair?", Harvard Economics Review, Fall 2016, 27-30.

  • "Dumping and Antidumping Duties" (joint with Bruce Blonigen) in Kyle W. Bagwell and Robert W. Staiger (eds.), Handbook of Commercial Policy, Volume 1B. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, North Holland, 2016, 107-59.