Marc Melitz
Born (1968-01-01) January 1, 1968 (age 54)
NationalityAmerican
InstitutionHarvard University
FieldInternational economics
School or
tradition
New Keynesian economics
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
University of Maryland, College Park
Haverford College
Doctoral
advisor
James A. Levinsohn[1]
ContributionsContributions to the New Trade Theory
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Marc J. Melitz (born January 1, 1968)[2] is an American economist. He is currently a professor of economics at Harvard University.

Melitz has published a number of highly cited articles in the area of international economics and international trade,[3] most notably "The Impact of Trade on Intra-Industry Reallocations and Aggregate Industry Productivity" in Econometrica which explores the effects of international trade on the competition within domestic industries.[4]

In addition to his Harvard position, Melitz is also a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research since 2000. Before joining Harvard, Melitz was a professor at Princeton University.[5]

Melitz holds a BA in Mathematics from Haverford College (1989), an MSBA in Operations Research from the University of Maryland, College Park (1992)[5] a M.A.(1997), and a Ph.D. (2000) in Economics from the University of Michigan.

In 2008, The Economist listed Melitz as one of the top 8 young economists in the world.[6]

Footnotes

  1. ^ Melitz, Marc (2000). International trade and industry productivity dynamics with heterogeneous producers (Ph.D.). University of Michigan. ProQuest 304607604.
  2. ^ U.S. Public Records Index Vol 1 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2010.
  3. ^ As of February 2010, Melitz is the most highly cited young economists according to the IDEAS repository: Rankings at IDEAS:Top Young Economists, as of February 2010
  4. ^ ——— (2003), "The Impact of Trade on Intra-Industry Reallocations and Aggregate Industry Productivity", Econometrica, 71 (6): 1695–1725, CiteSeerX 10.1.1.563.6294, doi:10.1111/1468-0262.00467.
  5. ^ a b According to his academic CV Archived 2014-03-08 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "International bright young things", The Economist, December 30, 2008