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Stephen Smith was the Director of the Institute for International Economic Policy at George Washington University from 2009-2012. He is Professor of Economics in the GW Department of Economics.


Smith is also Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

Smith serves on the advisory board of BRAC-USA.

Smith served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization from 2007-2013.


Prof. Smith organized and served as first director of GW’s International Development Studies Program. He also served as director of the Research Program in Poverty, Development, and Globalization at the Economics Department from 2001 to 2009, and again from 2013 to 2015.


He is a member of the American Economic Association, among other professional economics organizations.

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