In addition to his research and teaching, Romain Wacziarg was the Edward Teller National Fellow at the Hoover Institution in 2002-2003. Outside UCLA, he is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), the world's preeminent think tank for research in applied economics. He is also a faculty affiliate of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), based in London, UK. From 1998 to 2008, he was on the faculty at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he taught strategy and business ethics courses for MBAs, and a course on Political Macroeconomics for PhD students. In addition to his academic experience, he worked as a consultant for the World Bank and the French Ministry of Finance.
A citizen of France, born in Switzerland, raised in India and France, Romain Wacziarg moved to the United States in 1992. He is married to Magali Delmas, a Professor at UCLA's Institute of the Environment. They have two children.
Fabrice Murtin and Romain Wacziarg. (July 2012). "The Democratic Transition."
Enrico Spolaore and Romain Wacziarg. (June 2012). "War and Relatedness."
Jean Imbs, Claudio Montenegro and Romain Wacziarg. (February 2012). "Economic Integration and Structural Change."Romain Wacziarg's Publications