Sauder School of Business
Strategy and Business Economics Division
HSBC Professorship of Asian Commerce
University of British Columbia

B.A. Economics, Swarthmore College, 1986
Ph.D. Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991

Curriculum Vitae in PDF

Slides for my textbook Elements of Multinational Strategy

Gravity Equations website

My Google Doc on R (Contains links, examples, roughly organized by topic)

Short Biography:

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 focuses on international trade and the decisions of multinational corporations. Recently published work includes a paper on the diffusion of knowledge across countries via professional network connections and a paper of how the car industry will shift production in response to changes in trade barriers. Current working on 1) the impact of multinational acquisitions of beer and spirits brands, 2) a review of the (partial) success of European integration policies, and 3) the impact of tighter CUSMA rules of origin on auto production in North America.