Dear IATRC Colleagues,
It is with great sadness that I share with you news of the passing of Tim Josling. Tim was one of the six founding members of the IATRC and was its chairman for a period. His contributions to all manner to trade policy analysis, to say nothing of his work on the economics of a broader range of agricultural issues and policies, cannot be overstated. Tim was an Englishman and a leader in the economics of trade policy. After he began his academic career teaching at the LSE and Reading, he was a long-time professor at Stanford, first in the Food Research Institute and then in the Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies. But his contributions to the IATRC were huge. He was an intellectual rudder of our organization, a highly active contributor at virtually all our annual meetings across the full range of IATRC activities, and a source of rare insight and wisdom. Above all else, he was a warm friend to all of us.
Stanford University published a lovely obituary of Tim, linked here.
IATRC Executive Committee Chair