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Paul Glewwe

Paul Glewwe


Paul Glewwe is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor in the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota, where he teaches econometrics, microeconomics, and microeconomic analysis of economic development. His research focuses on education in developing countries, especially the factors that determine academic outcomes in primary and secondary schools. He also conducts research on malnutrition, inequality and poverty in developing countries. He has conducted research on Brazil, China, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Morocco, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. He has also conducted research on education in the U.S.A.

He has authored or edited six books on these topics, and he has published over 60 papers in academic journals. His papers have appeared in leading economics journals, including, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Economic Journal, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Political Economy and Review of Economics and Statistics. Before coming to the University of Minnesota in 1999, he was a senior research economist at the World Bank. He received his Ph. D. in Economics from Stanford University, and his B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago.

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