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Stephen Redding.

Stephen Redding


Expertise: international trade, economic geography, urban economics, productivity growth



Professor Stephen Redding is the Harold T. Shapiro *64 Professor in Economics in the Economics Department and School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and Director of the International Trade and Investment (ITI) Program of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). He is a fellow of the Econometric Society, an associate editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics, an International Research Associate of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics, and a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research. He was awarded the Frisch Medal in 2018 and the Bhagwati Prize in 2017.

Current areas of research include:

  • The Economics of Cities; Agglomeration Economies; Transport Infrastructure Improvements
  • The Economics of International Trade; Heterogeneous Firms; Distributional Consequences of Trade; Market Access
  • The Measurement of Productivity; Multi-product firms; Innovation and research and development (R&D)