B.A. Economics, Swarthmore College, 1986
Ph.D. Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991
Keith Head is a professor in the Strategy and Business Economics Division at the Sauder School of Business of the University of British Columbia. He holds the HSBC Professorship in Asian Commerce. After earning a Bachelor of Arts at Swarthmore College in 1986, he completed a Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1991 under the supervision of Paul Krugman.
Dr. Head teaches courses on international business management and government policy toward business. His research interests focus on international trade and the decisions of multinational corporations. Current projects include a paper on the diffusion of knowledge across countries via professional network connections and a study of how the car industry will shift production in response to changes in trade barriers.