Assistant Professor of Economics, MIT
David Atkin is currently an Assistant Professor at MIT. He was previously an Assistant Professor at UCLA and Yale, after receiving his PhD from Princeton University. His primary fields are trade and development. David’s research focuses on evaluating the impacts of trade liberalization on the poor in the developing world by using the microeconometric tools and the large household datasets common in applied economics to analyze trade and development issues. His recent work has studied the role of regional taste differences in altering the impacts of trade reforms in India, and educational responses to the rise of export oriented manufacturing in Mexico.
Recent work by David Atkin
David Atkin, of MIT, discusses what the withdrawal from globalisation will mean for developing countries.
The evidence suggests that liberalising retail FDI has generated widespread gains for Mexican households