Laura Tyson

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Members of the Economics Department

Laura D. Tyson

Class of 1939 Professor of Economics and Business Administration; Distinguished Professor Emerita of Economics

Comparative economic systems, economic development and planning, international trade, econometrics
Current Research
Changes in the international economy with special focus on high-technology competition; changes in US trade policy and US-Japan relations; US industrial and technology policies as they affect the competitiveness of US companies; economic developments and opportunities in Eastern Europe
Current Status
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974
Research Interests
Economics of competitiveness; dynamics of trade and employment; trade conflict in high technology industries; economies of Eastern Europe