Nonresident Scholar, Center for the United States and Mexico
Office Phone: (804) 662-3165
Andrea Waddle is a nonresident scholar for the Baker Institute Center for the United States and Mexico and an assistant professor at the University of Richmond. Her research focuses on the impact of globalization on factor markets. Specifically, she is interested in how trade and technology affect wages and labor market fluctuations. Waddle has also studied the impact of economic policies, such as Brexit and NAFTA, on the world foreign direct investment flows, as well as the effects of increased access to information on the determination of exchange rates. She is on the board of the Virginia Association of Economists and has held positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Prior to joining the University of Richmond, Waddle worked for the research departments at the Federal Reserve Banks of Minneapolis, Philadelphia and Richmond. She holds a Ph.D. and master’s degree in economics from the University of Minnesota, and a bachelor’s degree in economics and international relations from the University of South Carolina.