The UIC Department of Economics and the UIC chapter of Phi Beta Kappa invite you to a special lecture on “The Economic Challenges of Globalization” by Nina Pavcnik, the Niehaus Professor of International Studies at Dartmouth College. We are excited to hear one of the top scholars in international economics provide her views on one of the most pressing and misunderstood public policy topics.
Niehaus Professor of International Studies at Dartmouth College
Pavcnik’s research examines how international trade affects the lives of workers, families and children, with implications for inequality and poverty in lower income countries. She also studies how companies respond to the challenges and opportunities of globalization. Pavcnik is current editor of the World Bank Economic Review and co-editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives. She is past co-editor of the Journal of Development Economics and Journal of International Economics. She has been a consultant on global trade to the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, United Nations, and the U.S. Department of Labor. At Dartmouth, she served as Chair of the Department of Economics and received the Dean of Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentoring and Advising. She is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research. A native of Slovenia, Pavcnik received a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University.
This lecture is sponsored by the economics department and Phi Beta Kappa.
The UIC Department of Economics provides undergraduate and graduate students rigorous training in modern economic theory and data analysis to better understand our society and train them for a range of careers.
Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest academic honor society, inviting into membership outstanding seniors who have attained a liberal arts education with demonstrated breadth and depth.