Laura Tyson

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Laura D. Tyson

Class of 1939 Professor of Economics and Business Administration

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