Gerald Berg is an economist, policy analyst, and educator. He has served on the faculties of the Pennsylvania State University, the U.S. Naval Academy, Institute d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, the U.S. National Defense University and the George Washington University. He also worked as an economist with U.S. International Trade Commission. He has focused his research on international economic regions, international trade policy, and competition in industrial markets. He has published numerous papers in refereed journals. His most recent publication was on economic regionalism in Latin America. He has led team studies of the effects of steel import quotas on the U.S. economy and the effects of sovereign debt on the U.S. and world economies. Dr. Berg has taught college and graduate-level courses in micro- and macro-economics, international trade and finance, public finance, industrial organization, and Latin America economics. He has also worked as a natural gas policy analyst, a biomedical manpower researcher, a college-level math instructor, and a tax guide author. Dr. Berg received a B.A. in economics from Washington University in St. Louis where he was a Phi Beta Kappa, an M.A. from Brown University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland.