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Dr Lorraine Mitchell

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Professional biography

I have spent the bulk of my career, before coming to the Open University, as a research economist at the Economic Research Service, an agency of the US Department of Agriculture. My research has focused on trade and trade policy, as well as consumer demand issues.  I have also taught courses at the University of California at Berkeley and American University (Washington DC).

Research interests

  • International trade, trade agreements, and trade policy.
  • Consumer demand

Teaching interests

International economics, microeconomics, research methods