Professor, Columbia Business School
Amit Khandelwal is the Jerome A. Chazen Professor of Global Business at Columbia Business School. His research focuses on the link between international trade and economic development. He is an Editor of the Review of Economics and Statistics, and holds affiliations at the NBER, IGC, JPAL, BREAD, Brookings, CFR, and J-PAL. He received a PhD in Economics from Yale University.
Recent work by Amit Khandelwal
Why do trade barriers remain high in developing countries despite the significant potential to drive economic growth through trade?
The aggregate annual loss to US consumers from higher import prices as a result of the trade war with China could be as much as $68.8 billion
Analysing night-light intensity provides a complementary, alternative analysis of the intensity of economic activity in areas around urban markets
For technology adoption to be successful, employees need to expect to share in the gains
Lower tariffs promote quality upgrading of products close to the world quality frontier, but discourage quality upgrading for those far away from it