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Stephen C Smith Faculty Member

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Stephen C. Smith is Professor of Economics and International Affairs, and Chair of the Department of Economics, at George Washington University. He is also a Research Fellow of the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA). Smith has been a Fulbright Research Scholar, a Jean Monnet Research Fellow, UNICEF Senior Fellow, an IZA Research Fellow, a Visiting Fellow and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution, and a Fulbright Senior Specialist; and he has served as a member of the Advisory Council of BRAC USA since 2007. Smith is co-author with Michael Todaro of Economic Development, now in its 13th Edition (Pearson 2020), author of Ending Global Poverty: A Guide to What Works (Palgrave 2009), co-editor with Jennifer Brinkerhoff and Hildy Teegen of NGOs and the Millennium Development Goals (Palgrave 2007), and author or coauthor of over 100 other publications including articles in peer review journals American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Cambridge Journal of Economics, China Economic Review, Climate Change Economics, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Economic and Industrial Democracy, Economic Systems, Economica, Industrial Relations, International Journal of Human Resource Management, IMF Economic Review, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Development Studies, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Emerging Market Finance, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Development Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, and World Development. Smith has done on-site development economics research in developing countries including Bangladesh, China, Ecuador, India, Peru, Senegal and Uganda; and research on labor and participation in Germany, Italy, Slovenia, and Spain. Hea has consulted for the World Bank, United Nations Development Program, International Labor Organization, USAID, and World Institute for Development Economics Research. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Cornell University. His full CV may be downloaded from: https://iiep.gwu.edu/stephen-smith/

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