Vinod K. Aggarwal is Distinguished Professor and holds the Alann P. Bedford Endowed Chair in the Department of Political Science; Affiliated Professor at the Haas School of Business; Director of the Berkeley Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Study Center (BASC); and Fellow in the Public Law and Policy Program at Berkeley Law School, all at the University of California at Berkeley. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the journal Business and Politics. From 1991-1994, he was Chair of the Political Economy of Industrial Societies Program at UC Berkeley.
He has held fellowships from the Brookings Institution, Rockefeller Foundation, Council on Foreign Relations, East-West Center, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and was a Japan Foundation Abe Fellow. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, the University of Geneva’s IOMBA program, INSEAD, Yonsei University, NTU Singapore, Bocconi University, Chung-Ang University, and the University of Hawaii. He is also an elected lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Dr. Aggarwal consults regularly with multinational corporations on strategy, trade policy, and international negotiations. He has been a consultant to the Mexican government, Malaysian government, the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Defense Department, U.S. State Department, World Trade Organization, OECD, the Group of Thirty, FAO, IFAD, the International Labor Organization, ASEAN, and the World Bank. In 1990, he was Special Adviser on Trade Negotiations to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and has worked with the APEC Eminent Persons Group. In 1997, he won the Cheit Outstanding Teaching Award at the Haas School of Business for PhD teaching; in 2003 he was first runner up for the Cheit Award for MBA teaching and won first place for the MBA program in 2005.
He has authored or edited 21 books. He has two forthcoming books: Great Power Competition and Middle Power Strategies and the Oxford Handbook on Geoeconomics and Economic Statecraft. He has also published over 160 articles and book chapters. His current research examines comparative regionalism in Europe, North America, and Asia, industrial policy, and the political economy of high technology economic statecraft.
Dr. Aggarwal received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. Born in Seattle, Washington, he speaks five languages.
B.A., University of Michigan (1975)
M.A., Stanford University (1977)
Ph.D., Stanford University (1981)
Vinod Kumar Aggarwal is teaching the following course in Spring 2024:
Courses During Other Semesters
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|Business Strategy in the Global Political Economy
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