Lorraine Eden


Lorraine Eden is Professor of Management and Mays Research Fellow in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. A naturalized US citizen who was born and raised in Canada, Professor Eden received her PhD with Distinction in Economics from Dalhousie University.

At Texas A&M, Prof. Eden teaches courses on multinational enterprises (MNEs), transfer pricing (the pricing of transactions within MNEs), and the economics of international business. More than 60 of the students who have taken her Transfer Pricing Module now have professional careers in transfer pricing. Over 100 of her former students are networked through the LinkedIn group Transfer Pricing Aggies.

She has 150+ scholarly publications, including articles in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Canadian Journal of Economics, Journal of International Business Studies, and Organization Science. Her best-known book isTaxing Multinationals: Transfer Pricing and Corporate Income Taxation in North America (University of Toronto Press, 1998). Her current research focuses on two areas: the economics of transfer pricing (the pricing of related party transactions), and MNE strategies for coping with institutional distance, liability of foreignness and “hot spots” (e.g., conflict zones, corrupt economies, tax havens).

She has been a Fulbright Scholar, a Pew Fellow, and a receiver of multiple teaching, research and professional awards including election as a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB) in 2004 and receipt of the AIB President’s Award in 2012. She is the founder of WAIB (Women in the Academy of International Business), an organization with 1600 members worldwide, and former Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Business Studies, the top scholarly journal in the field of international business.

Professor Eden has more than 20 years consulting experience in the public and private sectors. She is an Affiliated Expert with the Analysis Group where she consults on transfer pricing controversy. She has taught multiple executive training workshops on transfer pricing and global business strategy, and is a recommended course provider for the Transfer Pricing Examination in the Chartered Institute of Taxation’s Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT).

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