Lorraine EdenProfessor at TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
Professor Eden is a globally recognized expert on transfer pricing and multinational enterprises (MNEs), with over 25 years of consulting experience in the private and public sectors. She has testified on MNE strategies before the Canadian House of Commons and UNCTAD; has advised on the implications of transfer pricing for patent damages; and has advised on selection of the best method for transfer pricing of call centers. Professor Eden has run executive training workshops and consulted on transfer pricing and MNEs for the Canadian and U.S. governments, international agencies, and corporations. Most recently, she submitted expert reports and testified on the appropriateness of using transfer pricing to allocate the bankruptcy proceeds of a high-tech MNE. Much of her current research is focused on high-tech strategic alliances and strategies of MNEs in “hot spots.” Her more than 150 scholarly publications include several significant books: Taxing Multinationals: Transfer Pricing and Corporate Income Taxation in North America (1998), Governance, Multinationals and Growth (2005), Multinationals in North America (1994), Multinationals in the Global Political Economy (1993), Retrospectives on Public Finance (1991), and Multinationals and Transfer Pricing (1985). Her articles have appeared in many internationally recognized journals, and she is the former editor-in-chief of the top-ranked journal in the field of international business studies, the Journal of International Business Studies. Professor Eden has been a Fulbright Scholar; a Pew Fellow; and a recipient of multiple teaching, research, and professional awards.