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The China Syndrome: Local Labor Market Effects of Import Competition in the United States

The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University hosts David Autor who will speak on International Economics.

September 7, 2011 4:00pm to 5:30pm

David Autor, Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

International Economics Workshop Series
The International Economics Workshop (Economics 2540) covers a broad spectrum of recent theoretical and empirical research on international trade, capital markets, and monetary arrangements. Examples of recent topics include the political economy of trade and income distribution, global financial adjustment, the international organization of production, and the effect of trade on growth and welfare. The International Economics Workshop meets once a week during the fall and spring semesters and is attended by graduate students and faculty, mostly from the Department of Economics and the Harvard Kennedy School. In 2011–2012, the workshop is chaired by professors Pol Antras, Richard N. Cooper, Gita Gopinath, Elhanan Helpman, Marc Melitz, and Kenneth Rogoff.

This event is open to the public.
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(617) 495-4420