Eric Edmonds

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 and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor, and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). A development economist, his research focuses on understanding labor markets where participants may lack agency such as in child labor, forced labor, or human trafficking. He was educated at the University of Chicago (Bachelor’s and Master’s in Economics) and Princeton University (PhD in Economics). Here at Dartmouth, he created the curriculum in development economics, teaches Economics 24 and 44, and is the faculty lead for the Human Development Initiative.


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Thoughts (with Jacobus de Hoop) on COVID-19 & Child Labor

Summary of recent research on empowering adolescent girls