Devashish Mitra

Professor of Economics and Global Affairs, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University

Devashish Mitra is Professor of Economics and Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. He is currently Co-editor of Economics and Politics, Associate Editor of the Journal of Development Economics, Journal of International Economics, International Journal of Business and Economics and Member of the Editorial Board of the Review of International Economics. Devashish Mitra is also a member of the trade program of the International Growth Centre, UK based at the LSE and Oxford and a Research Fellow of the IZA in Bonn. Devashish Mitra holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from Columbia University. Devashish Mitra’s research and teaching interests are in international trade, political economy and development economics. More specifically, he has worked on the role of politics in the determination of trade policy; on issues relating to unilateralism versus reciprocity in freeing international trade; on the impact of trade on productivity growth and labour market outcomes; on trade and inequality (and poverty); and on outsourcing/offshoring. His work has been published in the American Economic Review, the Review of Economics & Statistics, the Economic Journal, the Journal of International Economics and the Journal of Development Economics.