Stephen C. Smith

George Washington University - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

2115 G Street NW

306 Monroe Hall

Washington, DC 20052

United States

http://https://www2.gwu.edu/~iiep/about/faculty/ssmith/

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Governance of Nongovernmental Organizations: A Framework and Application to Poverty Programs in East Africa

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Dec 2004
Stephen C. Smith
George Washington University - Department of Economics
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corporate governance, nongovernmental organizations, NGO's, poverty, Africa

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Assessing the Frontiers of Ultra-Poverty Reduction: Evidence from CFPR/TUP, An Innovative Program in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
M. Shahe Emran, Virginia Robano and Stephen C. Smith
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Ultra-poor, CFPR/TUP, BRAC, Bangladesh, Assignment Error, Difference-in-Difference, Matching, Quantile

Education and Freedom of Choice: Evidence from Arranged Marriages in Vietnam

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Nov 2009
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Arranged Marriage, Education, Schooling, Freedom of choice, Development, Vietnam, Social Interactions

Education and Freedom of Choice: Evidence from Arranged Marriages in Vietnam

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6862
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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arranged marriage, education, schooling, freedom of choice, development, Vietnam, Red River delta, labour markets, social interactions

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How Sustainable are Benefits from Extension for Smallholder Farmers? Evidence from a Randomized Phase-Out of the BRAC Program in Uganda

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10641
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
Ram Fishman, Stephen C. Smith, Vida Bobić and Munshi Sulaiman
George Washington University, George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Washington University and BRAC-Africa
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agricultural extension, agricultural technology adoption, food security, supply chain, subsidies, randomized phase-out, Uganda

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Human Capital Convergence: International Evidence

IMF Working Paper No. 01/32
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Randa Sab and Stephen C. Smith
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Middle East and Central Asia Department and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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human capital, convergence, education, health, growth

Human Capital Convergence: International Evidence

IMF Working Paper No. 01/32
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Aug 2009
Randa Sab and Stephen C. Smith
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Middle East and Central Asia Department and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Human capital, Income, Education, Health care, Economic models

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Works Councils and Environmental Investment: Theory and Evidence from German Panel Data

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Nov 2002
Jan Erik Askildsen, Uwe Jirjahn and Stephen C. Smith
University of Bergen - Department of Economics, University of Trier - Faculty of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Agricultural Extension and Technology Adoption for Food Security: Evidence from Uganda

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9206
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Yao Pan, Stephen C. Smith and Munshi Sulaiman
Aalto University - Department of Economics, George Washington University - Department of Economics and BRAC-Africa
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agriculture, extension, agricultural technology adoption, food security, regression discontinuity, Uganda, labor markets in developing economies

Agricultural Extension and Technology Adoption for Food Security: Evidence from Uganda

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 100, Issue 4, pp. 1012-1031, 2018
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
Yao Pan, Stephen C. Smith and Munshi Sulaiman
Aalto University - Department of Economics, George Washington University - Department of Economics and BRAC-Africa
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Agriculture, agricultural technology adoption, extension, food security, information, regression discontinuity, training, Uganda

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Endogenous Formation of Coops and Cooperative Leagues

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 68, No. 1, October 2008
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Jul 2009
Sumit Joshi and Stephen C. Smith
George Washington University - Department of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Cooperatives, leagues, cartel formation, Mondragon, La Lega, Legacoop, labor-managed firms

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Multidimensional Targeting and Evaluation: A General Framework with an Application to a Poverty Program in Bangladesh

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7593
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Virginia Robano and Stephen C. Smith
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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poverty, multidimensional poverty, poverty alleviation strategies, BRAC, microfinance institutions, ultra-poverty, ultra-poor, CFPR/TUP, Bangladesh, difference-in-difference, impact assessment, program evaluation, counterfactual targeting, assignment errors

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Ending Extreme Poverty: Securing Human Rights Can Be Decisive

Letras Libres, April 2006
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Mar 2010
Stephen C. Smith and Tony Castleman
George Washington University - Department of Economics and Institute for International Economic Policy, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University
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Poverty, Human rRghts, Legal rRghts, NGOs, Charity, Microfinance Plus

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Regional Agricultural Endowments and Shifts of Poverty Trap Equilibria: Evidence from Ethiopian Panel Data

Institute for International Economic Policy Working Paper No. 2011-01
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Apr 2011
Stephen C. Smith and Sungil Kwak
George Washington University - Department of Economics and Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
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Do Foreign Owners Favor Short-Term Profit? Evidence from Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8165
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 May 2014
Verena Dill, Uwe Jirjahn and Stephen C. Smith
University of Trier - Department of Economics, University of Trier - Faculty of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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foreign ownership, short-termism, asymmetric information, globalization, multinational enterprises, stakeholders

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Person Equivalent Headcount Measures of Poverty

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9402
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Oct 2015
Tony Castleman, James E. Foster and Stephen C. Smith
Institute for International Economic Policy, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, George Washington University and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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poverty measurement, headcount, poverty gap, FGT indices, development goals, inclusive growth, multidimensional poverty

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Works Councils and Workplace Health Promotion in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12113
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 May 2019
Uwe Jirjahn, Jens Mohrenweiser and Stephen C. Smith
University of Trier - Faculty of Economics, Bournemouth University and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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non-union employee representation, works council, occupational health and safety, workplace health promotion

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Employee Stock Ownership and Participation in South Korea: Incidence, Productivity Effects, and Prospects

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Dec 2002
Beom-Cheol Cin and Stephen C. Smith
Kyonggi University - Division of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Nonunion Employee Representation: Theory and the German Experience with Mandated Works Councils

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11066
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Oct 2017
Uwe Jirjahn and Stephen C. Smith
University of Trier - Faculty of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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nonunion representation, works councils, organizational failures, market failures, society

Nonunion Employee Representation: Theory and the German Experience with Mandated Works Councils

Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Vol. 89, Issue 1, pp. 201-233, 2018
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Feb 2018
Uwe Jirjahn and Stephen C. Smith
University of Trier - Faculty of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Nonunion representation, works councils, organizational failures, market failures, society

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Can Agricultural Extension and Input Support Be Discontinued? Evidence from a Randomized Phaseout in Uganda

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12476
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Jul 2019
Ram Fishman, Stephen C. Smith, Vida Bobic and Munshi Sulaiman
George Washington University, George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Washington University and BRAC-Africa
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agricultural extension, agricultural technology adoption, food security, supply chain, subsidies, randomized phaseout, high-yielding varieties, randomized controlled trial, Uganda

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What Factors Lead Management to Support or Oppose Employee Participation - with and Without Works Councils? Hypotheses and Evidence from Germany

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 650-680, October 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
Uwe Jirjahn and Stephen C. Smith
University of Trier - Faculty of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Do Constraints on Women Worsen Child Deprivations? Framework, Measurement, and Evidence from India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12196
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 May 2019
Alberto Posso, Stephen C. Smith and Lucia Ferrone
RMIT University, George Washington University - Department of Economics and Innocenti Research Centre, UNICEF
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child deprivations, MODA, child health, child nutrition, education, bargaining, empowerment, domestic abuse, mobility restrictions, information access, gendered constraints, multidimensional measurement, Lewbel estimation, instrumental variables, matching

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Adaptation to Climate Change in Low-Income Countries: Lessons from Current Research and Needs from Future Research

Climate Change Economics 3, No. 2 (2012)
Posted: 01 Apr 2013
Arun S. Malik and Stephen C. Smith
George Washington University - Department of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics

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adaptation, climate change, developing countries, autonomous adaptation, planned adaptation

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Human Capital Convergence: A Joint Estimation Approach

IMF Staff Papers, Vol. 49, No. 2, 2002
Posted: 30 Jul 2010
Randa Sab and Stephen C. Smith
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Middle East and Central Asia Department and George Washington University - Department of Economics

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human capital, convergence, developing countries

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Investment and Supply Effects of Industry-Indexed Bonds: The Labor Managed Firm

Economic Systems, Vol. 23, No. 3
Posted: 25 Jan 2000
Robert Waldmann and Stephen C. Smith
Universita di Roma Tor Vergata and George Washington University - Department of Economics

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Privatization Incidence, Ownership Forms, and Firm Performance: Evidence from Slovenia

JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE ECONOMICS, Vol. 25 No. 2, 1997
Posted: 15 May 1998
Stephen C. Smith, Beom-Cheol Cin and Milan Vodopivec
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Kyonggi University - Division of Economics and World Bank - Human Development Network

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