Mark Melitz

Professor Mark Melitz is a professor of  political economy at Harvard University. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society, affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Centre for Economic Policy Research,and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. He earned his B.A. from Haverford College, his M.S.B.A. from the Robert Smith School of Business of Maryland, and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan (2000).

His interests include international trade and investment. He has focused on the responses of producers to globalization and the resulting affect on aggregate trade and investment.

Representative Publications: 

Melitz, Marc, and Ariel Burstein. 2013. “Trade Liberalization and Firm Dynamics.” Advances in Economics and Econometrics Tenth World Congress. Applied Economics, Econometric Society Monographs. Vol. 2. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2

Melitz, Marc, Elhanan Helpman, and Stephen Yeaple. 2004. “Export Versus FDI with Heterogeneous Firms.” American Economic Review 94: 300-316.

Melitz, Marc, and Michael Klein. 2017. “What Do We Learn from Bilateral Trade Deficits?.” The Econofact Network.

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