F. Gerard Adams

Email: adams@sas.upenn.edu


F. Gerard AdamsF. Gerard Adams is Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania. After receiving his PhD from the University of Michigan, he was a business economist in the petroleum industry and served in government at the CEA in Washington and at the OECD. Adams’ academic interests have ranged widely. He has worked on a broad range of empirical studies including models of nations, regions, commodity markets, energy, industries, firms and the linkages between these models. He is the author of numerous articles and books. Among them are: World Commodity Markets, The Business Forecasting Revolution, The Macroeconomic Dimensions of Arms Reduction, Economic Activity, Trade, and Industry in the US–Japan–World Economy, East Asian Development: Will the East Asian Growth Miracle Survive?, Public Policies in East Asian Development: Facing New Challenges, Macroeconomics for Business and Society and The E-Business Revolution and the New Economy. His recent book, East Asia and the New Economy (Routledge) was published in 2006. In 2008 he published Accelerating Japan’s Economic Growth (Routledge). His recent research has focused on the economics of development and crisis in the world economy.