Niehaus Family Professor of International Studies, Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College and CEPR Research Affiliate
Nina Pavcnik is Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, where she holds the Niehaus Family Professorship of International Studies. A native of Slovenia, she received a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University. With research interests at the intersection of international trade, development, and industrial organisation, her research examines how households, workers, and firms respond to globalisation.
Pavcnik is a Research Associate at the NBER, a Research Affiliate at the CEPR, a Senior Fellow at the BREAD, and a Research Fellow at the IZA. She currently serves as the Editor of the World Bank Economic Review, a Co-editor of the Journal of International Economics, and is a member of the World Bank Research Committee. She has consulted for the World Bank, the World Trade Organization, the Inter-American Development Bank, the United Nations, and the US Department of Labor.
Recent work by Nina Pavcnik
What are the long-term effects of export opportunities to a large destination market for a low-income country?
Does trade increase inequality? The answer is nuanced and context-specific, but the solution for policymakers is not protectionism.
Cuts in tariffs on Vietnamese imports led to a reallocation of workers from the informal to the formal sector and increased labour productivity
Trade leads to improved industry performance and innovation, and a reduction in inefficiencies in developing countries