Susan Ariel Aaronson

Susan Ariel Aaronson is a CIGI senior fellow. She is an expert in international trade, digital trade, corruption and good governance, and human rights.

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Expertise
International trade
Digital trade
International investments
Progressive trade

Bio

Susan Ariel Aaronson is a CIGI senior fellow. She is an expert in international trade, digital trade, corruption and good governance, and human rights.

Susan is research professor of international affairs and GWU Cross-Disciplinary Fellow at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. She was the former Minerva Chair at the National War College.

Susan is the author of six books and numerous articles. Her work has been funded by major international foundations, including the MacArthur Foundation, the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation; governments, such as the Netherlands, the United States and Canada, and the United Nations, International Labour Organization and the World Bank; and US corporations, including Google, Ford Motor and Levi Strauss. Susan is also a frequent speaker on public understanding of globalization issues and international economic developments. She regularly comments on international economics on Marketplace and was a monthly commentator on All Things Considered and Morning Edition. Susan has appeared on CNN, CBC, the BBC and NPR to discuss trade and globalization issues. From 1995 to 1999, she was a guest scholar in economics at the Brookings Institution, and from 2008 to 2012 she was a research fellow at the World Trade Institute. In her spare time, Susan enjoys triathlons and ballet.

From this expert

Title Topic Type PDF
Can the Digital Economy Survive in a Splinternet? Cybersecurity, Platform Governance Opinion
DataGovHub Webinar Series: "Why has data become a national security issue?" Big Data, Cybersecurity, Platform Governance, Surveillance & Privacy Event
Data Is Dangerous: Comparing the Risks That the United States, Canada and Germany See in Data Troves Big Data CIGI Papers
Schism: China, America and the Fracturing of the Global Trading System China, WTO Event
The US is Missing its Chance to be a Global Leader on Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence Opinion
A Plurilateral “Single Data Area” Is the Solution to Canada’s Data Trilemma Big Data, Trade CIGI Papers
How Congress Can Rein in Protectionist Trade Measures Trade, WTO Opinion
Data Is a Development Issue Big Data, Innovation Economy CIGI Papers
It Is Time for a Broad Debate over Data, Its Use and How It Should Be Regulated Big Data, Trade Opinion
Data Is Different: Why the World Needs a New Approach to Governing Cross-border Data Flows Big Data, Trade CIGI Papers
The Data Effect Big Data, Innovation Economy Event
How Trump's Trade War Violates Good Government Principles Trade Opinion
Donald Trump's Tariffs Don't Protect American Security — They Jeopardize It Trade Opinion
Shifting Focus to Data Type: How Canada Can Lead the Global Data Economy Big Data, Innovation Economy Video