Peter Navarro received his PhD in economics from Harvard University and is a business professor at The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California-Irvine.
He appears regularly in such media outlets as the BBC, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, and the CBS News, including 60 Minutes. He wrote ten books, most recently Death by China, Seeds of Destruction, Always a Winner, and the bestselling The Coming China Wars. In 2001, his If It’s Raining in Brazil, Buy Starbucks was also a bestseller. Professor Navarro’s other books include the path-breaking management book, The Well-Timed Strategy.
Professor Navarro’s unique and internationally recognized expertise lies in his “big picture” application of a highly sophisticated but easily accessible macroeconomic analysis of the business environment and financial markets for investors and corporate executives.
His articles have appeared in a wide range of publications, from Business Week, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, the International Herald Tribune, the New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal to the Harvard Business Review, the MIT Sloan Management Review, and the Journal of Business. His free weekly investment newsletter is published at www.peternavarro.com.
His first documentary film Death By China, narrated by Martin Sheen, is one of the most popular documentary films now streaming on Netflix. Prior to streaming on Netflix, the film was shown in more than 50 theaters around the country and won numerous film festival awards, including “best documentary” at the Durango and Studio City film festivals.
His latest book and companion documentary film series is Crouching Tiger: What China's Militarism Means for the World (November 2015).
In the 1990s, Navarro ran for public office four times as a Democrat, losing races for mayor of San Diego, City Council, County Supervisor, and Congress. He described himself in a recent e-mail as "a Reagan-Trump Democrat abandoned long ago by my party on the economy, trade and foreign policy."