Monday, April 30, 2018 4:00 PM
Trade, Development and Political Economy and Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs present:
Donaldson, Professor of Economics, MIT, John Bates Clark Medal, 2017 Winner
Geography of Path Dependence
, Authors: Treb Allen and Dave Donaldson
of the distribution of economic activity today is determined by history rather
than by geographic fundamentals? And if history matters, does it matter much?
The authors develop an empirical framework that enables answers to these
(Professor of Economics at MIT) is the winner of the 2017 John Bates
Clark Medal, given by the American Economic Association to the US-based
economist under the age of forty who is judged to have made the most
significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge. Professor
Donaldson’s research lies at the intersection of International/Intranational
Trade, Development Economics, Economic History and Environmental Economics.
Sponsored by The Moynihan Institute Of Global Affairs and Trade, Development and Political Economy
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