Structural Change, International Trade, and Labor Markets in a Low-Income Country: Evidence from Vietnam
Principal Investigator Nina Pavcnik
Nina Pavcnik is Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, where she holds the Niehaus Family Professorship of International Studies. A native of Slovenia, she received a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University. With research interests at the intersection of international trade, development, and industrial organization, her research examines how households, workers, and firms respond to globalization.
Pavcnik is a research associate at the NBER, a research affiliate at the CEPR, a senior fellow at the BREAD, and a research fellow at the IZA. She currently serves as a Co-editor of the Journal of International Economics, associate editor of the American Economic Review and the World Bank Economic Review, and is a member of the World Bank Research Committee. She has consulted for the World Bank, the World Trade Organization, the Inter-American Development Bank, the United Nations, and the US Department of Labor.
Co-Principal-Investigator Brian McCaig
Brian McCaig is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada. Prior to joining WLU in 2012, Dr. McCaig was a Lecturer and Research Fellow in the Research School of Economics at the Australian National University. He has also worked as a consultant for the World Bank and the International Food Policy Research Institute. His research explores how households, workers, and firms respond to globalization in low-income countries, with a focus on Vietnam. His research has been published in top academic journals, including the Journal of International Economics and the American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings.
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