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Peter C. Frederiksen, Professor Emeritus

Peter C. Frederiksen, Professor Emeritus, attended Clifton College (Bristol, England), received his B.A. (1967) from Golden Gate University, his M.A. (1970) from San Francisco State and his Ph.D. (1974) from Washington State (all in economics). He has published in the following journals: Antitrust Bulletin, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Armed Forces and Society, Defense Analysis, Peace Research, International Organization, International Transport Economics, Comparative Political Studies, Arms Control, Policy Modeling, Economic Development, Developing Areas, World Development, Regional Studies, Defense Management, Jerusalem Journal of International Relations, Contemporary Southeast Asia, Development Economics and Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Philippine Development, Third World Planning Review, International and Comparative Economics, Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies, Public Budgeting and Financial Management and Journal of Asian Economics. He has lectured at the National Defense Colleges of the UK, Denmark, Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia. He is a member of the Atlantic Economic Association, and the Society for Cost Estimating and Analysis, where he is a Certified Cost Analyst. Prof. Frederiksen is a graduate of the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii, Class 2001-1. He joined the Institute in 1974.

Research Interests: Effect of military spending and other government expenditures on economic performance in developing countries. Role of government in prompting financial sector involvement in infrastructure investment in developing countries.

Selected Publications:
Frederiksen, Peter, & Looney, R.E., 2004. An Assessment of Relative Globalization in Asia during the 1980s and 1990s," Journal of Asian Economics, April 2004, pp. 267-285.

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