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Paul Glewwe
Professor in the Department of Applied Economics
Biography

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 authored or edited six books on these topics, the most recent of which is Education Policy in Developing Countries, which was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2013.  In 2021, the World Bank will publish his newest book, Impact Evaluation in Developing Countries: Theory, Methods and Practice (co-authored with Petra Todd, with contributions from Qihui Chen, Joan DeJaeghere, Sarah Humpage and Maurya West Meyers).

He has published over 60 articles in academic journals and over 25 chapters in academic books.  His publications have appeared in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Review, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Handbook of Development Economics, Handbook of Economics of Education, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, and World Bank Economic Review.

He has been the main advisor of approximately 40 Ph.D. students.  He has also been a referee for approximately 100 different academic journals.  He has served on, or is currently serving on, the editorial boards of five journals: American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Economics of Education Review, Journal of African Economies, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, and World Bank Economic Review.  He is currently an associate editor for Economic Development and Cultural Change.

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 in 1985, and his B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 1979.

Paul Glewwe
Professor in the Department of Applied Economics
Biography

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 authored or edited six books on these topics, the most recent of which is Education Policy in Developing Countries, which was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2013.  In 2021, the World Bank will publish his newest book, Impact Evaluation in Developing Countries: Theory, Methods and Practice (co-authored with Petra Todd, with contributions from Qihui Chen, Joan DeJaeghere, Sarah Humpage and Maurya West Meyers).

He has published over 60 articles in academic journals and over 25 chapters in academic books.  His publications have appeared in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Review, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Handbook of Development Economics, Handbook of Economics of Education, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, and World Bank Economic Review.

He has been the main advisor of approximately 40 Ph.D. students.  He has also been a referee for approximately 100 different academic journals.  He has served on, or is currently serving on, the editorial boards of five journals: American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Economics of Education Review, Journal of African Economies, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, and World Bank Economic Review.  He is currently an associate editor for Economic Development and Cultural Change.

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 in 1985, and his B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 1979.