|Born||January 1, 1968|
|School/tradition||New Keynesian economics|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan
University of Maryland, College Park
|Contributions||Contributions to the New Trade Theory|
|Information at IDEAS/RePEc|
Melitz has published a number of highly cited articles in the area of international economics and international trade, most notably "The Impact of Trade on Intra-Industry Reallocations and Aggregate Industry Productivity" in Econometrica which explores the effects of international trade on the competition within domestic industries.
In addition to his Harvard position, Melitz is also a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research since 2000. Before joining Harvard, Melitz was a professor at Princeton University .
Melitz holds a BA in Mathematics from Haverford College (1989), an MSBA in Operations Research from the University of Maryland, College Park (1992) a M.A.(1997), and a Ph.D. (2000) in Economics from the University of Michigan.
- U.S. Public Records Index Vol 1 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2010.
- As of February 2010[update], Melitz is the most highly cited young economists according to the IDEAS repository: Rankings at IDEAS:Top Young Economists, as of February 2010
- ——— (2003), "The Impact of Trade on Intra-Industry Reallocations and Aggregate Industry Productivity", Econometrica 71 (6): 1695–1725, doi:10.1111/1468-0262.00467.
- According to his academic CV.
- "International bright young things", The Economist, December 30, 2008