Corinne (Cory) Krupp received her B.A. degree in economics from Indiana University (1984) and her M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania (1986, 1990). Her primary fields are international trade and finance, and econometrics and statistics. She began her academic career at Michigan State University (1989-1997) as a tenure-track assistant professor where she taught international trade, finance, and microeconomics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels (MA and PhD).
In 1998, she joined the Sanford Institute of Public Policy at Duke University as a full-time Visiting Associate Professor, and effective July 1, 2005, became the Director of Graduate Studies for the Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) in the Duke Center for International Development. In this capacity, she directed the mid-career program, as well as taught graduate and undergraduate economics courses. Recent courses include International Trade and Policy, Economic Foundations of Development, Microeconomic Policy Tools, European Union Trade and Finance Issues, and Macroeconomic Policy and International Finance. She won the Richard Stubbing Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award in May 2007.
Her primary research interests are in the general area of industrial organization and international trade. Specifically, she has worked on modeling strategic firm responses to the antidumping law, and conducted empirical investigations of the impact of antidumping investigations on domestic and foreign competitors in a variety of industries.Currently, she is working on issues concerning the use and effectiveness of industrial policy as a development strategy, and regulation of the electricity sector and rural access in developing countries.
On July 1, 2018, Krupp became the Associate Dean of Academic Programs at the Sanford School, with responsibility for curriculum development, admissions, career services, and administrative oversight of the undergraduate program, the MPP, MIDP, and PhD programs. She was also asked to serve as the interim director of the Duke Center for International Development, which houses the MIDP program and the Public Finance Group.