Dr Paul Marer

Dr Paul Marer

Dr Paul Marer has extensive teaching experience from leading business schools worldwide. He is a visiting professor at GISMA Business School in Hannover, Germany, CEIBS, and Europe International Business School in Shanghai, China as well as Somaiya Business School in Mumbai, India.


Dr Marer obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, USA, and has written or edited a total of 21 books and 150 articles/chapters. The predominant focuses of his writing are the changing political and economic situations in Eastern Europe, Russia, and China.

He previously taught at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business for 25 years, and was promoted to full professor of international business in his time there. In addition to his academic experience, he has acted as a consultant for the IMPF, the World Bank, the UN, the OECD, USAID, Eli Lilly, Cummins Engine Co. and many other firms.

Dr Marer currently teaches International Finance, The Eurozone: evolution, problems and prospects, China's transformation, business environment and global role as well as East Europe and the former Soviet Union: transformation and business environments at GISMA Business School.

Selected Publications

  • Twenty Years of USAID Economic Growth Assistance in Europe and Eurasia (Washington D.C.: USAID, 2013). Co-author. 171 pp.

  • Enterprise Case Studies [Vallalati Esettanulmanyok], Vol. I: Logistics and Marketing; Vol. II: Strategy and Privatization; Vol. III: Information Technology and Commerce (in Hungarian). Co-editor. (Budapest: Aula, 2000), 206 pp, 190 pp, and 250 pp, respectively.

  • Education for Transition to Market Economies in Countries of Central and Eastern Europe. Co-editor. (Warsaw, Poland: Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission, 1996.) 221 pp.

  • Transforming the Core: Restructuring Industrial Enterprises in Russia and Central Europe. Co-author. (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996.) 315 pp.

  • Trade Relations with Countries in Transition: Separating Fact from Fiction. Author. (Paris: OECD, 1995.) 29 pp. Published in English and French.

  • Financial Sector Reform and Enterprise Restructuring in Hungary. Policy Study No. 4 of the Joint Hungarian-International Blue Ribbon Commission. Editor. (Indianapolis: Hudson Institute, 1995.) 54 pp.

  • Hungary's Welfare State in Transition: Structure, Initial Problems and Recommendations. Policy Study No. 3 of the Joint Hungarian-International Blue Ribbon Commission. Editor. (Indianapolis: Hudson Institute, 1994.) 73 pp.

  • Privatizing the Management of Temporary State Property. Policy Study No. 2 of the Joint Hungarian-International Blue Ribbon Commission. Editor and co-author. (Indianapolis: Hudson Institute, 1993.) 43 pp.

  • Historically Planned Economies: A Guide to the Data. Senior author. (Washington, D.C.: The World Bank, 1992); second and revised edition in 1993. 264 pp.

  • Sustainable Forint Convertibility for Hungary: What Type, and When and How to Introduce It? Policy Study No. 1 of the joint Hungarian-International Blue Ribbon Commission. Co-author. (Indianapolis: Hudson Institute, 1992.) 86 pp.

  • Transition to a Market Economy, Vol. 1: The Broad Issues (307 pp.); Vol. II: Special Issues. Co-editor (Paris: OECD, 1991.) 461 pp.

  • Foreign Economic Liberalization: Transformations in Socialist and Market Economies. Co-editor. (Boulder, Co.: Westview Press, 1991.) 208 pp. Also appeared in Hungarian: Kulgazdasagi Liberalizalas: Nemzetkozi Tapasztalatok es Magyar Gazdasagpolitika (Budapest: KOPINT-DATORG and Kozgazdasagi es Jogi Konyvkiado, 1991).

  • Hungary in Transformation to Freedom and Prosperity: Economic Program Proposals of the Joint Hungarian-International Blue Ribbon Commission. Co-author. (Indianapolis and Budapest: Hudson Institute and Blue Ribbon Foundation, in English and in Hungarian, respectively, 1990.) 104 pp.

  • Creditworthiness and Reform in Poland: Western and Polish Perspectives. Co-editor. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1988.) 346 pp.

  • East European Economic Trends and East-West Trade: U.S., West and East European Perspectives. Co-editor. (Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1987.) 152 pp.

  • East-West Technology Transfer: Study of Hungary 1968-1984. Author (Paris: OECD, 1986). (Published simultaneously in French.) 283 pp.

  • Dollar GNPs of the USSR and Eastern Europe. Author. (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press for the World Bank, 1985.) 241 pp.

  • U.S. Polish Industrial Cooperation in the 1980's: Findings of a Joint Research Project. Co-editor (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1981.) 409 pp.

  • East European Integration and East-West Trade. Co-editor. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1980.) 480 pp.

  • Annotated and Cross-Referenced Bibliography of East-West Commerce. Compiler and editor. (Bloomington: Indiana University, International Development Institute, 1977. 160 pp. Second and revised edition, 1980. 186 pp.

  • U. S. Financing of East-West Trade: The Political Economy of Government Credits and the National Interest. Editor. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press for the International Development Research Center, 1975.) 442 pp.

  • Soviet and East European Foreign Trade, 1946-1969: Statistical Compendium and Guide. Author. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1972.) 480 pp.

  • Postwar Pricing and Price Patterns in Socialist Foreign Trade (1946-1971). Author. (Bloomington: Indiana Univ., International Development Research Center, 1972.) 105 pp.

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