Stephen C. Smith
Former Research Fellow
Stephen C. Smith is Professor of Economics and International Affairs at George Washington University. He is also a Research Fellow of the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), and has served twice as Director of the Institute for International Economic Policy. Smith is author of Ending Global Poverty: A Guide to What Works, co-author with Michael Todaro of Economic Development, co-editor with Jennifer Brinkerhoff and Hildy Teegen of NGOs and the Millennium Development Goals, and author or coauthor of over 100 other publications. Smith has done on‑site research and program work in developing countries including Bangladesh, China, Ecuador, India, Peru, Senegal and Uganda.
Smith is a member of the BRAC-USA Advisory Council, and has consulted for the World Bank, United Nations Development Program, International Labor Organization, and World Institute for Development Economics Research. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Cornell University.