Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David Atkin is a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at MIT as well as a Research Associate at the NBER and a Research Fellow at the CEPR. His research focuses on questions related to firms, consumption and trade in developing countries. His recent work has studied the impact of exporting on small firms in Egypt, barriers to technology adoption in Pakistan, and the effects of global retailers on welfare in Mexico. He is currently working on developing methods to estimate income-group-specific price indices in the absence of complete price information.