Guest
David Aktin, Assistant Professor of Economics

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Episode: January 29, 2014

30:50

Professor Atkin's primary fields are trade and development. His research focuses on evaluating the impacts of trade liberalization on the poor in the developing world. We talk with Professor Atkin about his work on rug exporting in Egypt and manufacturing soccer balls in Pakistan.

Learn more about David Atkin