Uri Dadush

Senior Associate
International Economics Program

Dadush was a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He focuses on trends in the global economy and is currently tracking developments in the eurozone crisis.

Uri Dadush is no longer with the Carnegie Endowment.

Uri Dadush was a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He focuses on trends in the global economy and is currently also tracking developments in the eurozone crisis. 

Dadush is interested in the impact of the rise of developing countries for financial flows, trade and migration, and the associated economic policy and governance questions. He is the co-author of four recent books and reports:  Inequality in America: Facts, Trends and International Perspective (Brookings, 2012), Juggernaut: How Emerging Markets Are Reshaping Globalization (Carnegie, 2011), Currency Wars (Carnegie, 2011), and Paradigm Lost: The Euro in Crisis (Carnegie, 2010). He has published over a dozen Carnegie papers and policy briefs as well as numerous journal articles.

Before joining Carnegie, Dadush’s experience was split evenly between the public and private sector, where he led a number of business-turnaround situations. 

In the private sector, he was president and CEO of the Economist Intelligence Unit and Business International, part of the Economist Group (1986–1992); group vice president, international, for Data Resources, Inc. (1982–1986), now Global Insight; and a consultant with McKinsey and Company in Europe.

In the public sector, he served as the World Bank’s director of international trade and director of economic policy. He also served concurrently as the director of the bank’s world economy group, leading the preparation of the World Bank’s flagship reports on the international economy for over eleven years.

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  • The Labors of Tsipras
    • Tuesday, July 07, 2015

    The Labors of Tsipras

    Solving Greece’s protracted debt crisis makes for a Herculean task. Does Alexis Tsipras have what it takes to pull off a deal with his country’s international creditors?

  • The Lessons of Lampedusa
    • Monday, October 14, 2013

    The Lessons of Lampedusa

    Unskilled migrants offer many economic advantages for recipient countries in the West. As Europeans get richer and older, they will need more and more unskilled immigrants.

  • The Botched Rescue in Cyprus
    • Thursday, March 21, 2013

    The Botched Rescue in Cyprus

    The decision to endorse a bailout deal that included a levy on bank deposits was legally dubious, morally unjustifiable, managerially inept, and economically foolish.


PhD, Business Economics, Harvard University
MA, Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
BA, Economics and International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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