Development Economics Working Group

The Long-run Effects of Distortions on the Geography of Production (VIRTUAL)

John Firth
Wed
Apr
28
In accordance with University guidelines on limiting public gatherings, this event will be offered virtually via Zoom. Those interested in attending should contact Taryn Dinkelman, or John Firth for instructions on how to join by computer or phone.

John Firth
Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow
Assistant Professor of Economics

The Development Economics Working Group supports graduate and faculty research in the economic determinants of human development and how economic policy can be used to promote human development. It promotes dialogue among researchers with different areas of expertise, from a variety of perspectives and subject areas, uch as health, education, infrastructure, governance, and migration. Regular meetings allow participants to workshop research in progress, while occasional seminars bring external researchers to campus to discuss their work and provide feedback on projects of group members.
Cochairs: Taryn Dinkelman and John Firth

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John Firth

John Firth is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame whose research interests include development, trade, and political economy. He works in development economics, with a focus on the factors hindering productivity growth. Much of Firth’s research focuses on India, though he works with international data and has worked in Africa and explored projects in South America...
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