Michael J Ferrantino
Michael J. Ferrantino is Lead Economist in the World Bank International Trade Unit. Prior to joining the Bank, he was Lead International Economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission. Michael's published research spans a wide array of topics relating to international trade, including non-tariff measures and trade facilitation, global value chains, the relationship of trade to the environment, innovation, and productivity, and U.S.-China trade. He has taught at Southern Methodist, Youngstown State, Georgetown, American, and George Washington Universities. Michael's recent work includes: "The Benefits of Trade Facilitation: A Modelling Exercise," prepared for the World Economic Forum's January 2013 report on supply chains, "Enabling Trade: Valuing Growth Opportunities;" a chapter on non-tariff measures in The Ashgate Research Companion to International Trade Policy (2012); and "Evasion Behaviors of Exporters and Importers; Evidence from the U.S.-China Trade Data Discrepancy," with Xuepeng Liu and Zhi Wang, Journal of International Economics, 2012. Michael holds a Ph.D. from Yale University.
Articles by Michael J Ferrantino:
Global value chains in the current trade slowdown
6 April 2014, 8285 reads
Africa gets hit by Eurozone crisis
4 September 2012, 8764 reads
Why non-tariff measures matter more in a world of sliced-up supply chains
11 February 2012, 9869 reads
Can the US raise employment with more exports?
5 August 2010, 15498 reads
Transmission of the global recession through US trade
27 November 2009, 7873 reads
US trade’s transmission of the global recession
29 August 2009, 11687 reads