Contact Information

Phone: +1 (202) 994-8086
Fax: +1 (202) 994-5477
Email: ssmith@gwu.edu

Address:
The George Washington University - Economics Department
Monroe Hall 306
2115 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

Stephen C. Smith

Stephen C. Smith

Professor of Economics and International Affairs

Stephen Smith's work focuses on economic development, with a special focus on solutions to poverty. He also works on economic development strategies, financial markets in developing countries, and economics of adaptation to climate change in low-income countries. He has also conducted extensive research on the economics of cooperatives, works councils, and codetermination.

Economic Development

The 12th edition of Economic Development 12th Ed., which he co-authors with Michael Todaro, was published in May, 2014.

You can view some of Stephen Smith's research papers here.

Details on some of his other publications and downloadable working papers may be found on RePEc.


 

Some of his other recent discussion papers have included:

"Multidimensional Targeting and Evaluation: Framework and Application to a Poverty Program in Bangladesh," with Virginia Robano, IZA Discussion Paper 7593

"Education and Freedom of Choice: Evidence from Arranged Marriages in Vietnam," with M. Shahe Emran and Fenohasina Maret-Rakotondrazaka

"Do Foreign Owners Favor Short-Term Profit? Evidence from Germany," with Verena Dill and Uwe Jirjahn:

"Cooperatives in a Global Economy: Key Economic Issues, Recent Trends, and Potential for Development," with Jonathan Rothbaum, invited chapter for book edited by Sonja Novkovic and Tom Webb, IZA Policy Paper, Sept. 2013.