Stern Program for Undergraduate Research

Research ID: RS000030
Research Title: Trends in current account imbalances
Description: I have a panel (many countries for each of the last 50 years) data set on current account imbalances around the world. I am looking for a student with good data manipulation / presentation skills to develop a description of current trends. I will describe the kinds of statistics that are useful and then will let the student work with the data.
Relevant Areas of Study: Economics
Global Business
Pre-requisites: At least one course in statistics and appropriate computer skills.
Start Semester: Fall 2012
Credits Per Semester: 1.0
Faculty Member: Paul Wachtel (
Department Affilation: N/A
Contact: Paul Wachtel (
Expired On: 12-01-2012