Arnaud COSTINOT (Massachusetts IT)
Arnaud COSTINOT is Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and a Faculty Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Among his editorial duties, he is notably an Associate Editor of the Journal of International Economics, of the American Economic Review and of the Journal of Economic Literature. Up until 2020 he was Co-Editor of the Journal of International Economics, for which he was awarded the “Best Coeditor Prize”. The American Economic Review also recognised the quality of his editorial service by awarding him “Excellence in Refereeing Awards” from 2012 to 2014.
His research focuses on international trade and he helped revive interest in David Ricardo’s Theory of Comparative Advantage. His work has garnered a number of awards and important National Science Foundation (NSF) grants. He was notably nominated in 2012 for the “Best Young French Economist under 40 Prize”, awarded by the Cercle des Économistes and Le Monde every year. The NSF awarded him back to back grants from 2012 to 2019.
Arnaud COSTINOT will be visiting with us for the duration of the Spring semester.