IfW Press release January 6, 2006
Professor James R. Markusen Visitor at the Kiel Institute
Professor James R. Markusen visits the Kiel Institute from January 9 until January 20. He will talk about future research cooperation with the Kiel Institute and give a course on International Trade and Investment in our post-graduate program Advanced Studies in International Economic Policy Research. On Monday, January 16, he will give a lecture on A Multi-Country Approach to Trade and Trade Costs in the Erich-Schneider-Seminar of Kiel University and Kiel Institute.
Professor Markusen received his BA and Ph.D. in Economics from Boston College. From 1972 - 1990 he was Professor of Economics at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Since 1990 he is Professor of International Economics at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He was a co-editor of the Journal of International Economics during 1999-2001, has been an NBER research associate since 1990 and a CEPR fellow since 1996.
Professor Markusen’s principal research interests are in the field of international trade. His research concentrates on the location, production, and welfare effects of large-scale firms and multinational corporations. He has worked both on theoretical models and numerical, computer simulation models. His research culminated in a book on the role of multinationals in the international economy that was published by MIT press in 2002.
Further information on his bio and his work can be found on his homepage: http://spot.colorado.edu/~markusen/
Tel. (0431) 8814-210