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Professor EVA PAUS
McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives
and Department of Economics
Mount Holyoke College


Curriculum Vitae


Eva A. Paus


Carol Hoffmann Collins Director
Mc Culloch Center for Global Initiatives

Professor of Economics
Department of Economics
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA 01075
Phone: (413) 538-3280
Fax: (413) 538-3064
E-mail: epaus@mtholyoke.edu

Education

Ph.D. Economics, University of Pittsburgh, August 1983

M.A. Economics, University of Pittsburgh, August 1978

B.A. (summa cum laude), Economics, University of Pittsburgh, April 1976

Undergraduate Certificate in Latin American Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh, April 1976

"Zwischenpruefung", Economics, Westfaelische Wilhelmsuniversitaet Muenster, FRG, July 1974

Teaching and Research Interests
Economic development and globalization (esp. industrialization strategies, international competitiveness, middle income trap), international economics 


Academic Appointments
Carol Hoffmann Collins Director, McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives, Mount Holyoke College, January 2004 onwards

Founding Co-Director, Weissman Center for Leadership, Mount Holyoke College, July 1997 - July 2000

Professor, Department of Economics, Mount Holyoke College, July 1998 onwards

Chair, Department of Economics, Mount Holyoke College, July 1995 – December 1996.

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Mount Holyoke College, January 1991-July 1998

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Mount Holyoke College, January 1987-July 1991

Visiting Assistant Professor, Duquesne University, School of Business, Winter 1986

Visiting faculty, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh, September 1985-April 1986

Researcher (with tenure), Ibero-American Institute for Economic Research at the University of Goettingen, Germany, May 1984 - August 1989 (on leave:  September 1985-August 1989)

Instructor, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh, September 1983-April 1984


Other Professional Experience
Short-term visiting faculty or researcher:  Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, South Korea (summer 2012), Keough Center for Irish Studies,University of Notre Dame, Newman House, Dublin, Ireland (summers 2003 and 2002), Institute for Economic Research, University of Costa Rica, San Jose (summers 2003 and 2002), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Berlin, Germany (summer 1996), Universidad del Pacifico, Lima, Peru (July 1989), Fedesarrollo(Fundacion para la Educacion Superior y el Desarrollo), Bogota, Colombia (for dissertation research, July 1981-December 1982).

Consulting:  ILO (International Labor Organization), on “Technological Capabilities in Costa Rica,”   (2009-10); UNDP (United Nations Development Program) on "Adjustment Towards Peace in El Salvador," (1994-95); UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) on "Industrial Restructuring in Peru," (Fall 1984, Collaborator in the preparation of UNIDO, Industrial Restructuring in Peru: Policies for Growth and Development, Vienna, 1986 (UNIDO/IS 614)

Manuscript Referee: Contemporary Economic Policy, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Economic Policy Review, Feminist Economics,  Irish Geography, Journal of Developing Areas, Journal of Latin American Studies, Latin American Research Review, Oxford Development Studies, Socio-Economic Review, Studies in Comparative International Development, World Development, Anthem Press, Routledge, MIT University Press, South West Press, Stanford University Press.

Fellowships, Grants and Honors

PI on a grant from Mellon-LASA grant for a series of research working meetings of six economists on ‘Can Latin America Escape from the Middle Income Trap: Lessons from a Cross-Regional Comparison.’

Co-PI on a $ 200,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation in support of initiatives to advance students’ understanding of East Asia.

PI on a $ 100,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation to examine how to make it possible for all students to have a meaningful learning experience abroad, Jan. 2006 - Sept. 2007.

PI on a $ 25,000 grant from the Rockefeller Brothers' Fund in support of the CGI conference on 'New Global Realities. Winners and Losers from Offshore Outsourcing,' and dissemination of the results of the conference.2006.Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation, research grant, spring 2002

Co-PI on a $100,000 grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation for the promotion of 'Case Method Teaching Across the Curriculum,' 1999 - 2001

Mellon grant for the development of web pages, 1997

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), research grant, summer 1996

Faculty Research Fellowship, Mount Holyoke College: 2011, 2003, 1996, 1993, 1990

Faculty Research Grant, Mount Holyoke College: 2007, 2006, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1997, 1996, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

Listed in Who's Who in the East, 23rd edition, 1990

Invitation for appointment as Faculty Fellow of the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies (University of Notre Dame) 1986-87, declined

"Apple for the Teacher," University of Pittsburgh, October 1986

Tinker Foundation, Summer Research Grants, Summer 1986 (Brazil and Argentina), Summer 1983 (Peru), Summer 1981 (Colombia)

Mellon Doctoral Fellowship, 1982-83, 1981-82

Inter American Foundation, Doctoral Research Scholarship, 1981-82

Teaching Fellowship, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh, 1979-81

Teaching Assistantship, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh, 1976-78

Tuition Scholarship from the Office for International Student Services, University of Pittsburgh, 1975-76

Fulbright-Hays Scholarship, 1974-75

Publications

a) Books and Monographs

Getting Development Right. Structural Transformation, Inclusion and Sustainability in the Post-Crisis Era(2013, Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming, edited)

Global Giant. Is China Changing the Rules of the Game? New York and London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009 (co-edited with Penelope Prime and Jon Western).

Global Capitalism Unbound. Winners and Losers from Offshore Outsourcing. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. (edited) [paperback in January 2009]

Global Education for all Students: Innovation & Integration in Expanding Learning Abroad, Teagle Foundation White Paper, August 2007.

Inversion Extranjera, Desarrollo, y Globalizacion. Puede Costa Rica Emular a Irlanda? San Jose: University of Costa Rica Press, 2007.

Foreign Investment, Development, and Globalization. Can Costa Rica Become Ireland? New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2005.

Adjustment Toward Peace: Economic Policy and Post-War Reconstruction in El Salvador. United Nations Development Programme: San Salvador, May 1995 (collaborator)

Rates of Change: Modelling Population and Resources, Sloan Foundation, New Liberal Arts Monograph Series, 1992 (co-authored with Harriet Pollatsek)

Struggle Against Dependence. Nontraditional Export Growth in Central America and the Caribbean. Boulder and London: Westview Press, 1988 (edited).

b) Journal Articles

“Confronting the Middle Income Trap. Insights from Small Latecomers,” Studies in Comparative International Development, 2012, 47: 115-138 [Introduction to a special issue on the Middle Income Trap edited by the author].

“The Rise and Fall of the Celtic Tiger. When Deal-Making Trumps Developmentalism,” Studies in Comparative International Development, 2012, 47: 161-184.

"Latin America's Middle Income Trap," Americas Quarterly, winter 2011

The Rise of China. Implications for Latin American Development,” Development Policy Review 2009, 27 (4): 419-56

"Increasing Study Abroad Participation... It's the Faculty, Stupid! " The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad. (Fall 2008), forthcoming (with Michael Robinson)

"Missing Links: Foreign Investment and Industrial Development in Costa Rica and Mexico," Studies in Comparative International Development. Vol 42. No. 4. (2008) (with Kevin Gallagher).

"Productivity Growth in Latin America: The Limits of
Neo-liberal Reforms," World Development Vol.32, No. 3 (2004), pp. 427-445.

"Trade Liberalization and Productivity Growth in Latin American
Manufacturing"  Journal of Policy Reform (with Nola Reinhardt and Mike Robinson) Vol. 6, No.1 (2003), pp.1-16.

"Real Wage Performance under Greater Trade Openness: Lessons from Latin America and Asia," Journal of Developing Areas Vol. 33 (Winter 1999), pp. 269-288 (with Mike Robinson)

"Structural Adjustment and Competitiveness in Transition Economies: Lessons from the East German Manufacturing Sector," World Development Vol. 28 (October 1998), pp. 1839-185

"The Implications of Increasing Economic Openness for Real Wages in Developing Countries, 1973-90," World Development Vol. 25, No. 4 (April 1997), pp. 537-547 (with Mike Robinson)

"Exports, Economic Growth and the Consolidation of Peace in El Salvador," World Development Vol. 23 (December 1995), pp. 2173-2193

"Economic Growth through Neoliberal Restructuring? Insights from the Chilean Experience," The Journal of Developing Areas Vol. 28, (October 1994), pp. 31-56

"Adjustment and Development in Latin America: The Failure of Peruvian Heterodoxy, 1985-90," World Development Vol. 19 (May 1991), pp. 411-434

"The Caribbean Basin Initiative and Economic Development: The Missing Links," Latin American and Caribbean Contemporary Record Vol. VIII, 1990

"Direct Foreign Investment and Economic Development in Latin America: Perspectives for the Future," Journal of Latin American Studies Vol. 21, part 2 (May 1989), 221-239

"The Political Economy of Nontraditional Export Growth: Argentina and Brazil in the 1970s," Journal of Developing Areas Vol. 23 (Jan. 1989), 173-200

"The Theory of Unequal Exchange: An Indictment," Review of Radical Political Economics 19 (Spring 1987), pp. 90-97 (co-authored with David Houston)

"El crecimiento industrial tras la sustitucion de importaciones en el Peru," Apuntes (Lima) No. 17, Segundo Semestre 1985, pp. 3-21

"La dinamica de la acumulacion y del empleo en la industria textil colombiana durante los 70: de la promocion de exportaciones al contrabando," Coyuntura Economica (Bogota) 12, (December 1982) 4, pp. 129-175.

c) Book Chapters

“Industrial Development Strategies in Costa Rica: When Structural Change and Domestic Capability Accumulation Diverge,” in Irmgard Nubler, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs and Richard Kozul-Wright. eds. Industrial Policy for Economic Development: Lessons from Country Experiences. Geneva: International Labour Organization, forthcoming.

“Getting Development Right,” in Eva Paus. ed. Getting Development Right. Structural Change, Inclusion and Sustainability in the Post-Crisis Era. New York and London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013,forthcoming

"La inversión extranjera de China en América Latina," Claves de la Economia Mundial 11, Madrid: ICEX, ICEI, AECID.

“Mobilizing Public Resources for a New Development Strategy in the Age of Globalization: The Fiscal Space Dilemma in Latin America,” in Shahrukh Khan and Jens Christiansen. eds. 2010. Markets as Means Rather than Masters. Towards a New Developmentalism. New York and London: Routledge (with Luis Abugattas)

“China Rising. A Global Transformation?” in The Rise of China: Global Implication. New York and London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, 3-27 (co-edited with Penelope Prime and Jon Western).

“Foreign Investment and Economic Development in Costa Rica: the Unrealized Potential,” in Daniel Chudnovsky and Kevin P. Gallagher, eds. Rethinking Foreign Investment for Development. London: Anthem Press, 2009 (with Jose Cordero)

“Winners and Losers from Offshore Outsourcing. What is to be done?” in Paus, ed. Global Capitalism Unbound. Winners and Losers from Offshore Outsourcing. New York and London: Palgrave Macmillan, November 2007

“ Capturing the benefits of offshore outsourcing for developing countries: The case for active policies,” (with Helen Shapiro) in Paus, ed. Global Capitalism Unbound. Winners and Losers from Offshore Outsourcing. New York and London: Palgrave Macmillan, November 2007.

"Policy Space for a Capability-Centered Development Strategy for Latin America," in Ken Shadlen and Diego Sanchez-Ancochea Responding to Globalization in the Americas. The Political Economy of Hemispheric Integration.(with Luis Abugattas)

“ Reflections of a New U.S. Citizen," (2007) in Michael Berndt and Amy Muse, eds. Composing a Civic Life: A Rhetoric and Readings for Inquiry and Action. New York et al.: Person Longman, 25-26.

"Desarrollo industrial en un mundo global: politicas 'proactivas' para un pais pequeno en desarrollo," Programa Estado de la Nacion. 12 Informe. San Jose, Costa Rica, 2006.

"Exports and the Consolidation of Peace," in James Boyce, ed., Economic Policy for Building Peace: The Lessons of El Salvador (Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers) 1996, pp. 247-278

"Economic Development in Central America and the Caribbean: The Role of Nontraditional Exports," in Struggle Against Dependence, pp. 1-17

"A Critical Look at Nontraditional Export Demand: the Caribbean Basin Initiative," in Struggle Against Dependence, pp. 193-213

"La industria textil y de confecciones en el Peru", in Ministerio de Industria, Comercio, Turismo e Integracion, Desarrollo y Planeamiento Industrial (Lima: Promotores Andinos, 1985), pp. 123-132


d) Book Reviews, Comments, and Working Papers

"Learning from the Chinese Dragon. Towards Costa Rica Inc." Op-ed piece in El Financiero. Febr 21,2010

Review of “Diego Sánchez-Ancochea and Iwan Morgan (eds.) The Political Economy of the Public Budget in the Americas” in Journal of Latin American Studies, 42, 2, May 2010, 406-408. "

"Reflections of a New U.S. Citizen," (2007) in Michael Berndt and Amy Muse, eds. Composing a Civic Life. A Rhetoric and Readings for Inquiry and Action New York et al.: Person Longman, 25-26.

“ Desarrollo industrial en un mundo global: políticas ‘proactivas’ para un país pequeño en desarrollo,” Programa Estado de la Nación. 12 Informe. San Jose, Costa Rica, 2006.

"The Missing Links between Foreign Investment and Development: Lessons from Costa Rica and Mexico,” (with Kevin Gallagher), Global Development and Environment Institute (at Tufts University) Working Paper 2006-01.

Commentary on "Jane D'Arista, Keith Griffin, and Lisa Jordan: Democratizing Global Economic Governance," Working Paper No. 26 of the Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst (2001), pp.28-32

Review of "Carol Graham, Safety Nets, Politics, and the Poor: Transition to Market Economies," in Journal of Developing Areas Vol. 30, No 3 (April 1996), pp.400-403

Review of "Rosemary Thorp, Economic Management and Economic Development in Peru and Colombia," in Hispanic American Historical Review Vol. 73 (February 1993), pp.176-177

"Review of "Ricardo Paredes and Luis A. Riveros, eds. Human Resources and the Adjustment Process," in Hispanic American Historical Review, 1992

"Review of William A. Canak, ed., Lost Promises: Debt, Austerity, and Development in Latin America," in Journal of Developing Areas Vol 24 (April 1990), 412-414

"A Note on Unequal Exchange", Working Paper No. 195, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh, October 1985 (co-authored with David Houston)

"Manufactured Export Growth in Latin America in the 1970s: Reflection of Improved Competitiveness?" Discussion Paper No. 37, Ibero-American Institute for Economic Research at the University of Goettingen, FRG, July 1985

Current Research

How can countries escape from the Middle Income Trap

The impact of China on the Developing World

Fiscal Policy Space for Development

Foreign Investment and Globalization

College Service

College Committees
Academic Policy Committee, 1988 – 1991
Chair of  the APC subcommittee on learning goals, 2012-13.
Honorary Degrees Committee, 2000 -
Planning and Budget Committee, 2012-1017, 1994 - 1997.
Chair of the P&B Subcommittee on Admissions and the Financial State of the College, 1994-95, Chair of P&B, 1995-96


Professional Affiliations

American Economic Association (AEA)
Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP)
Friends of the Ibero-American Institute for Economic Research at the University of Goettingen, FRG
Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
New England Council of Latin American Studies (NECLAS)

Languages

German : native
English : fluent
Spanish : fluent
French : fair

 

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