Vinod K. Aggarwal is Alann P. Bedford Professor of Asian Studies, Travers Department of Political Science; Affiliated Professor, Haas School of Business; and Director of the Berkeley Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Study Center (BASC) at the University of California at Berkeley. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the journal Business and Politics and Chair of the U.S. Consortium of APEC Study Centers. 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, INSEAD, Yonsei University, NTU Singapore, Bocconi University, Chung-Ang University, and the University of Hawaii. He is an elected lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations and founding member of the U.S. Asia Pacific Council.
Dr. Aggarwal consults regularly with multinational corporations, government agencies, and international organizations on strategy, trade policy, and international negotiations. 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 and published over 150 articles and book chapters. His latest book is Responding to the Rise of China. His current research examines comparative regionalism in Europe, North America, and Asia, comparative industrial policy in cybersecurity, disaster management, and the political economy of great power high technology competition.
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 Aggarwal is teaching the following course in Spring 2023:
251.21 sec. 001 - Business Strategy in the Global Political Economy
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