Eva A. Paus
Carol Hoffmann Collins Director
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
Economics, University of Pittsburgh, August 1983
M.A. Economics, University of Pittsburgh, August 1978
B.A. (summa cum laude), Economics, University of Pittsburgh,
Undergraduate Certificate in Latin American Studies, Center
for Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh, April
"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
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.
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
on a $100,000 grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
for the promotion of 'Case Method Teaching Across the Curriculum,'
1999 - 2001
grant for the development of web pages, 1997
(German Academic Exchange Service), research grant, summer
Research Fellowship, Mount Holyoke College: 2011, 2003, 1996, 1993, 1990
Research Grant, Mount Holyoke College: 2007, 2006, 2004, 2003,
2000, 1997, 1996, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988
in Who's Who in the East, 23rd edition, 1990
for appointment as Faculty Fellow of the Helen Kellogg Institute
for International Studies (University of Notre Dame) 1986-87,
for the Teacher," University of Pittsburgh, October 1986
Foundation, Summer Research Grants, Summer 1986 (Brazil and
Argentina), Summer 1983 (Peru), Summer 1981 (Colombia)
Doctoral Fellowship, 1982-83, 1981-82
American Foundation, Doctoral Research Scholarship, 1981-82
Teaching Fellowship, Department of Economics, University of
Assistantship, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh,
Scholarship from the Office for International Student Services,
University of Pittsburgh, 1975-76
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).
Capitalism Unbound. Winners and Losers from Offshore
Outsourcing. New York: Palgrave Macmillan,
2007. (edited) [paperback in January 2009]
Education for all Students: Innovation & Integration
in Expanding Learning Abroad, Teagle Foundation
White Paper, August 2007.
Extranjera, Desarrollo, y Globalizacion. Puede Costa Rica
Emular a Irlanda? San
Jose: University of Costa Rica Press, 2007.
Investment, Development, and Globalization. Can Costa Rica
Become Ireland? New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2005.
Toward Peace: Economic Policy and Post-War Reconstruction in El Salvador. United Nations Development Programme: San Salvador, May 1995 (collaborator)
of Change: Modelling Population and Resources, Sloan
Foundation, New Liberal Arts Monograph Series, 1992 (co-authored
with Harriet Pollatsek)
Against Dependence. Nontraditional Export Growth in
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.
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)
Adjustment and Competitiveness in Transition Economies: Lessons
from the East German Manufacturing Sector," World
Development Vol. 28 (October 1998), pp. 1839-185
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)
Economic Growth and the Consolidation of Peace in El Salvador,"
World Development Vol. 23 (December 1995), pp.
Growth through Neoliberal Restructuring? Insights from the Chilean
Experience," The Journal of Developing Areas
Vol. 28, (October 1994), pp. 31-56
and Development in Latin America: The Failure of Peruvian Heterodoxy,
1985-90," World Development Vol. 19 (May
1991), pp. 411-434
Caribbean Basin Initiative and Economic Development: The Missing
Links," Latin American and Caribbean Contemporary
Record Vol. VIII, 1990
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
Political Economy of Nontraditional Export Growth: Argentina
and Brazil in the 1970s," Journal of Developing Areas
Vol. 23 (Jan. 1989), 173-200
Theory of Unequal Exchange: An Indictment," Review
of Radical Political Economics 19 (Spring 1987), pp.
90-97 (co-authored with David Houston)
crecimiento industrial tras la sustitucion de importaciones
en el Peru," Apuntes (Lima) No. 17, Segundo
Semestre 1985, pp. 3-21
dinamica de la acumulacion y del empleo en la industria
colombiana durante los 70: de la promocion de exportaciones
al contrabando," Coyuntura Economica (Bogota)
12, (December 1982) 4, pp. 129-175.
“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).
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
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.
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)
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.
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.
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
Development in Central America and the Caribbean: The Role of
Nontraditional Exports," in Struggle Against Dependence,
Critical Look at Nontraditional Export Demand: the Caribbean
Basin Initiative," in Struggle Against Dependence,
industria textil y de confecciones en el Peru", in Ministerio
de Industria, Comercio, Turismo e Integracion, Desarrollo y
Planeamiento Industrial (Lima: Promotores Andinos, 1985),
d) Book Reviews, Comments, and Working
"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. "
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.
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.
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
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
of "Rosemary Thorp, Economic Management and Economic Development
in Peru and Colombia," in Hispanic American Historical
Review Vol. 73 (February 1993), pp.176-177
of "Ricardo Paredes and Luis A. Riveros, eds. Human Resources
and the Adjustment Process," in Hispanic American
Historical Review, 1992
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
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
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
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
Economic Association (AEA)
Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession
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)
English : fluent
Spanish : fluent
French : fair