International trade is increasingly becoming a discipline of economics that stock traders and investors need to know as the proliferation of global ETFs continue to hit the marketplace.
Tyler Cowen is Holbert L. Harris Professor of Economics at George Mason University and also Director of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1987. His book The Great Stagnation: How America Ate the Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Betteropens in a new window was a New York Times best-seller. In a recent poll by The Economist he was named one of the most influential economists of the last decade, and in 2011 Bloomberg BusinessWeek dubbed him “America’s Hottest Economist.” Foreign Policy magazine named him as one of its “Top 100 Global Thinkers” of 2011.
Alex Tabarrok is Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He is the co-author with Tyler Cowen of Modern Principles of Economicsopens in a new window, a leading principles of economics textbook.
Lance Jepsen has earned the International Trade certificate from Professors Tyler Cowen, and Alex Tabarrok, by scoring a 97% on the International Trade Final Exam.