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Howard Pack

Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy

Research Interests: asian and arab economies, productivity, competitiveness, foreign aid, industrial development, industrial policy, technology transfer

Contact Information

Address: 3004 Steinberg-Dietrich Hall, 3620 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Email: packh@wharton.upenn.edu
Office: (215) 898-0089

Overview

Education

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; BBA, The City College of New York

Recent Consulting

The World Bank; United Nations Development Program. Current Projects: Analysis of the Arab Economies; Evaluation of the impact of government economic intervention in selected Asian countries; Productivity in African manufacturing.

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 1988-present. University of Pennsylvania: 1986-present (Director, Program in International Development and Appropriate Technology, 1986-94). Previous appointments: Swarthmore College; Yale University

Professional Leadership 2005-2009

Board of Editors, World Bank Research Observer, World Development, Journal of Development Economics

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Courses

Current

  • BEPP995 - Dissertation

    BEPP995007 

Previous

  • BEPP995 - Dissertation