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Theodore H. Moran

Non-Resident Fellow

Foreign Direct Investment, Investment component of the Commitment to Development Index


Ph.D Harvard University


Theodore H. Moran is a non-resident fellow at the Center for Global Development and holds the Marcus Wallenberg Chair at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He is the founder of the Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy at the university and serves as director there. He is also on the executive council of the McDonough School of Business at the university. His most recent book is Foreign Direct Investment: Policies for Developed and Developing Countries.

From 1993 to 94, he was senior adviser for economics on the Policy Planning Staff of the Department of State. He returned to Georgetown University after the NAFTA and Uruguay Round negotiations. He is a consultant to the United Nations, governments in Asia and Latin America, and international business and financial communities. In 2000, he was appointed counselor to the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) of the World Bank Group. In 2002, he was chairman of the Committee on Monitoring International Labor Standards of the National Academy of Sciences.

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