Robert Gulotty
Robert Gulotty Office: Pick Hall 326 Phone: 773 702 5726 Email Interests:
  • International relations
  • International political economy
  • Political methodology
Associate Professor

Robert Gulotty is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago. His first book project is Governing Trade Beyond Tariffs: The politics of multinational production and its implications for international cooperation. He is also engaged in research on the origins of the international trade regime and the effects of domestic institutions on foreign economic policymaking. This research includes a book project, Opening of the American market: rules, norms and coalitions with Judith Goldstein. Gulotty’s work appears in International Organization, The Oxford Handbook of Historical Institutionalism, and The World Trade Report. He has also completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the Stanford Center for International Development and the Department of Political Science.

Recent Research / Recent Publications

Selected Publications

“The Arbitrage Lobby: Theory and Evidence on the Political Economy of Dual Exchange Rates” with Dorothy Kronick, International Organization August 2021

Narrowing the Channel: The Politics of Regulatory Protection University of Chicago Press, 2020

“Negotiating exclusion: Regulatory barriers in preferential trade agreements” with Ipek Cinar Economics & Politics July 2021

“America and Trade Liberalization: The Limits of Institutional Reform,”with Judith Goldstein. International Organization, Spring 2014.

“Successful Policy Reform: the case of American trade liberalization,” with Judith Goldstein for The Oxford Handbook of Historical Institutionalism Edited by O. Fioretos, T. G. Falleti, and A. Sheingate.

World Trade Report 2012 Trade and public policies: A closer look at non-tariff measures in the 21st century. Geneva: WTO.