Norman A. Bailey

Professor of Economics and National Security

Professor Norman A. Bailey teaches economic statecraft at The Institute of World Politics. He is a graduate of Oberlin College and Columbia University and has army service in strategic intelligence and joint operational planning.  He has experience in business at Mobil International Oil Company; in finance as President of a boutique investment banking firm; as a consultant and in government service, on the staff of the National Security Council at the White House, and in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He is President of the Institute for Global Economic Growth, the author of numerous books and articles and recipient of several honorary degress, medals and awards and two orders of knighthood.

Professional Experience

  • Formerly with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Former Senior Director of International Economic Affairs, White House National Security Council, 1981-1983
  • Former Professor, City University of New York
  • Former President of Bailey, Tondu, Warwick & Co., Ltd. (an investment banking firm)
  • Strategic Intelligence and Joint Operational Planning, US Army


Ph.D. 1962, M.I.A. 1955, Columbia University, B.A. 1953, Oberlin College
Phone: 202-462-2101 


  The US elections and Israel
  A clear and present danger
  Can we learn from financial lessons of 90 years ago?
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  The Grand Strategy that Won the Cold War: Architecture of Triumph
  Malign Neglect
  The Strategic Plan that Won the Cold War
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