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Douglas Irwin began working with Sandler Capital in 2007. He provides Sandler Capital with real-time economic insight through his own work and through his contacts with high level economists throughout the world. He is currently the Robert E. Maxwell Professor of Arts and Sciences in the Department of Economics at Dartmouth College and has held the position of Chair of the Economics Department. Before joining the Dartmouth faculty, he taught at the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business and served on the staff of the President's Council of Economic Advisers (1986-87) during the Reagan administration and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (1988-1991) when Alan Greenspan was chairman. He is author of Trade Policy Disaster: Lessons from the 1930s (MIT Press, 2012), Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression (Princeton University Press, 2011), Free Trade Under Fire (Princeton University Press, third edition 2009), The Genesis of the GATT (Cambridge University Press, 2008, co-authored with Petros Mavroidis and Alan Sykes), Against the Tide: An Intellectual History of Free Trade (Princeton University Press, 1996), and many articles on trade policy in books and professional journals. He is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.