C. Fred Bergsten

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C. Fred Bergsten is Co-Founder and a Member of the Executive Committee of the Center for Global Development. Bergsten "has been Director of the Institute for International Economics since its creation in 1981."[1]

Bergsten was also "Chairman of the Competitiveness Policy Council, which was created by Congress, from 1991 to 1995, and Chairman of the APEC Eminent Persons Group from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Bergsten was Assistant Secretary for International Affairs of the U.S. Treasury (1977-81) and Assistant for International Economic Affairs to the National Security Council (1969-71). He has been a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution (1972-76), the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (1981), and the Council on Foreign Relations (1967-68)."[2] He is a member of the executive committee of the Trilateral Commission. [3]

"He is the author, coauthor, or editor of 28 books on a wide range of international economic issues, including No More Bashing: Building a New Japan-United States Economic Relationship (2001), Whither APEC? The Progress to date and Agenda for the Future (1997), Global Economic Leadership and the Group of Seven (1996), The Dilemmas of the Dollar (second edition, 1996), Reconcilable Differences? United States-Japan Economic Conflict, with Marcus Noland (1993), Pacific Dynamism and the International Economic System, with Marcus Noland (1993), and America in the World Economy: A Strategy for the 1990s (1988)."[4]

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  1. Members, East West Center, accessed December 11, 2010.
  2. Board of Overseers, Fletcher School, accessed February 23, 2010.