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Ill. — Elhanan Helpman, a professor of international trade at
Harvard University, will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics
at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Friday (April 11).
lecture, "Growth and Interdependence," will begin at 3 p.m.
at 141 Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. Sixth St., Champaign.
Helpman will examine the growth rates among different countries and
look at how these growth rates may be interconnected.
Helpman is a founder of "new growth theory" that emphasizes
the roles of the economies of scale and imperfect competition. Much
of his work is summarized in five books, including two written with
Princeton economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman: "Market
Structure and Foreign Trade" and "Trade Policy and Market
Helpman’s talk is free and open to the public. It is co-sponsored
by the department of economics and the College of Business.