Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College
Eric Edmonds is a Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College. He is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the World Bank Economic Review, a Senior Fellow of the Bureau for Research in Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). A development economist, his research focuses on child labor, forced labor, and the transition to adulthood. He was educated at the University of Chicago (Bachelor’s and Master’s in Economics) and Princeton University (PhD in Economics).
Recent work by Eric Edmonds
Asset transfers can expand household-based economic activity, but can also draw more children into the labour force when other labour is unavailable
School-based life skills classes can change attitudes, strengthen social connections, and help girls assert more control over their lives while...