Dr Geoffrey Gertz, Research Associate
Geoffrey Gertz is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a Research Associate at the Global Economic Governance Programme. His research focuses on political risk, commercial diplomacy and the political economy of the international investment regime. He previously worked as a speechwriter for World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, as a Research Analyst at the Brookings Institution and as a Junior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Originally from Ottawa, Canada, he has a DPhil and MPhil in International Relations from the University of Oxford and a BA in Economics from DePauw University.
Geoffrey Gertz. November 2015. Public Support for Private FDI as a Development Strategy: Getting the Politics Right. GEG Policy Brief.
Geoffrey Gertz and Taylor St John. June 2015. State Interpretations of Investment Treaties: Feasible Strategies for Developing Countries. GEG Policy Brief.
Geoffrey Gertz and Emily Jones. August 2013. “Global Financial Regulation: Three Challenges the G20 Must Address”. BSG Policy Memo, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford.
Geoffrey Gertz and Laurence Chandy. May 2011. “Two Trends in Global Poverty”. Brookings Analysis, Brookings Institution.
Laurence Chandy and Geoffrey Gertz. January 2011. “Poverty in Numbers: The Changing State of Global Poverty from 2005 to 2015”. Brookings Global Policy Views, Brookings Institution, 2011-01.
Homi Kharas and Geoffrey Gertz. 2010. “The New Global Middle Class: A Cross-Over from West to East”, in China’s Emerging Middle Class: Beyond Economic Transformation (Cheng Li, editor). Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press.