Seiglie, Carlos

Carlos Seiglie is Professor of Economics and Chair of the Department.  He is also on the faculty of the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers-Newark where he served as Program Director until July of 2011.  He is also an affiliated faculty member of the Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies, Rutgers University-New Brunswick.  Professor Seiglie also teaches in the Rutgers Business School.  He received his BA degree from Rutgers University and his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago. His research interests include applied microeconomics, defense economics, and international economics.  He has taught at Columbia University, the Helsinki School of Economics (now Aalto University School of Economics) and the Université Pierre Mendes France - Grenoble II.  In addition, he has been a consultant to both public and private institutions.  Dr. Seiglie is the author of more than 40 refereed journal articles and book chapters and serves on the editorial boards of several journals.

Curriculum Vitae and List of Publications


  • Article: Carlos Seiglie. 2015. “Openness of the Economy, Terms of Trade and Arms,” Southern Economic Journal (forthcoming).
  • Chapter in edited volume: Carlos Seiglie, S. Lin, and T. Kohli. 2014. “Defence Expenditures: Theory and Empirics,” in The Evolving Boundaries of Defence: An Assessment of Recent Shifts in Defense Activities, edited by Renaud Bellais, Emerald Press.
  • Article: Scott Lin and Carlos Seiglie. 2014. “Same Evidences, Different Interpretations-A Comparison of the Conflict Index between the Interstate Dyadic Events Data and Militarized Interstate Disputes Data in Peace-Conflict Models.” Defense and Peace Economics, 20(1):312-339.
  • Article: Steven Coissard and Carlos Seiglie. 2011. “Pricing with Monitoring Costs.” Brussels Economic Review, vol 54, 4:421-431.
  • Article: Coissard, Steven and Carlos Seiglie. “Pricing with Monitoring Costs.” Cahiers Economiques de Bruxelles Vol. 4 (2011).
  • Chapter in edited volume: Polachek, Solomon, Carlos Seiglie, and Jun Xiang. “Globalization and International Conflict: Can FDI Increase Cooperation Among Nations?,”  in Handbook of the Economics of Peace and Conflict, eds. M. Garfinkel and S. Skaperdas (London and New York: Oxford University Press, 2011).
  • Chapter in edited volume: “Les Depenses Militaires en Economie Ouverte,” in Economie Politique de la Securite Internationale, ed. Jacques Fontanel (Edition- L’ Harmattan, 2011).
Faculty Type: 
Department of Economics
English, Spanish
United States, Latin America
Professor of Economics and Chair of the Economics Department at Rutgers-Newark
Ph.D., University of Chicago
(973) 353-3285
Office Location: 
Hill Hall, Room 801
Areas of Specialization: 
international economics, applied microeconomic theory and defense economics

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