Richard Baldwin is a professor of international economics at the Graduate Institute in Geneva and the founder of the economic policy site, VoxEU.org. He is the author of the new book, "The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New Globalization." In addition to his research and teaching, he advises governments and international organizations around the world on globalization and trade policy issues. From 1990-91, he served as a senior staff economist for U.S. President George H.W. Bush's Council of Economic Advisors, having completed his PhD in economics at MIT with Paul Krugman.