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Eden, Lorraine Professor


Core Competencies: Transfer Pricing and Multinational Enterprises. One of the founding scholars of transfer pricing economics.


Dr. Lorraine Eden is Professor Emerita of Management and Research Professor of Law (joint appointment) at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, USA. A Canadian by birth with a PhD in Economics from Dalhousie University, she has taught courses on transfer pricing, multinational enterprises (MNEs) and the economics of international business at all levels. She founded the Transfer Pricing Aggies program at Texas A&M, which has tplaced hundreds of graduate students in transfer pricing and international tax careers.

Dr. Eden's core research topics are transfer pricing (the pricing of related party transactions), MNE strategies and structures, and MNE-state relations. Her current projects explore how transfer pricing policies and MNE strategies and structures are changing in the digital economy. She has 200+ scholarly publications with nearly 19,000 Google Scholar Citations. In 2022, citations to her research placed her in the top two percent of research scientists worldwide.

Dr. Eden has been a Fulbright Scholar and Pew Fellow at Harvard University and a Dunning Research Professor at the University of Reading, UK. In 2019, she was honored by the European International Business Academy, and received the Medal of the City from Rennes, France for her research. She served six years on the Academy of International Business (AIB) Executive Board including as 2017-2018 President. She was elected an AIB Fellow in 2004 and is Dean of Fellows for 2020-2023. In 2001, she founded WAIB (Women in AIB). In 2012, she was honored with the AIB President's Award and in 2016 with the inaugural WAIB Woman of the Year award. She has years of experience as a journal editor, including as Editor-in-Chief (2008-2010) of the Journal of International Business Studies, the top journal in international business. In 2019, she was awarded JIBS 50th Anniversary Gold Medals for her scholarly and service contributions to the journal.

For 30+ years, Dr. Eden has advised governments, MNEs and international organizations on transfer pricing and strategies of MNEs. She is an affiliated expert with the Analysis Group and was an expert witness in the Coca-Cola and Nortel Networks cases. In June 2022, she was appointed to a three-year term on the Transfer Pricing Subcommittee of the United Nations Tax Committee.

Email: leden@tamu.edu Website: http://www.voxprof.com.

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  • Adjunct Professor of Law