Dr. David G. Tarr is a consultant and former Lead Economist with the World Bank. Dr. Tarr has worked in 30 countries providing trade policy advice on a wide range of trade policy issues. He has authored more than 60 refereed journal articles, written or edited 14 books or monographs and over 100 other professional papers. His solely authored articles include articles in leading journals such as Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, Quarterly Journal of Economics.
Dr. Tarr has recently contributed an article to the Handbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling (see article here). He is producing a two volume set of his own collected publications for World Scientific Publishers. In the fall of 2013, he is writing the Trade Policy Strategic Action Plan for 2013-2017 for the ten country Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation. He also has on-going projects on trade and the environment in Russia, regional integration agreements in East and Southern Africa, WTO accession in Belarus and trade policy options for Ukraine.
His papers on the financial crisis are the following:
Political, Regulatory and Market Failures that Caused the U.S. Financial Crisis (appeared in the Journal of Financial Economic Policy, 2010, Vol. 2 (2), 163-186).
Abstract Working Paper version below
Why Too Big to Fail is a Myth.
Full paper below.
See his cv attached below.
His recent Working Papers are available at http://ssrn.com/author=54135.
For additional Working Papers search for David Tarr at: http://econ.worldbank.org/docsearch