|Born||January 1, 1968|
|New Keynesian economics|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
University of Maryland, College Park
|James A. Levinsohn|
|Contributions||Contributions to the New Trade Theory|
|Information at IDEAS / RePEc|
Marc J. Melitz (born January 1, 1968) 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, 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.
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.
Melitz holds a BA in Mathematics from Haverford College (1989), an MSBA in Operations Research from the University of Maryland, College Park (1992) 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.