Baldwin was also an "academic father" to scores of students, inspiring them with his quiet but deeply held passion for combining academic rigor with real-world applicability. Many of his students have become professors in universities across the world. His vocation is also carried on by his son, Richard, and son-in-law, Gene Grossman, both of whom are professors of economics specialising in international trade.I was very fortunate to be among those scores.
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Robert E. Baldwin 1924-2011
He was my dissertation advisor. From his obituary: