Mark Manger

Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
Professor, Department of Political Science
Affiliated Faculty, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies
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Areas of interest

  • The political economy of sovereign debt
  • Exchange rate policy
  • Trade agreements.



Mark Manger is Professor of Political Economy and Global Affairs at the Munk School, and Director of the Global Economic Policy Lab. His work investigates on the political economy of sovereign debt, exchange rate policy, and trade agreements. He is the author of “Investing in Protection: The Politics Preferential Trade Agreements between North and South” (Cambridge University Press, 2009) and in Comparative Political Studies, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, World Politics, and World Development, among others. He has been a consultant to the Governments of Japan and Canada on the economic potential and feasibility of free trade agreements, including the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement.

Select publications

  • Manger, M., & J, Mathews. 2021. “Knowing when to splurge: Precautionary saving and Chinese-Canadians.” Journal of Asian Economics 76. Published online March 2021.