Peter F. ORAZEM, PhD

University Professor of Economics at Iowa State University, USA 

Short biography:

Peter Orazem is currently University Professor of Economics at Iowa State University where he has been since 1982. He just completed 8 years as a member of the Ames City Council and the Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau and a past board member of the Ames Economic Development Commission.  He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University in 1983 and a B.A. with distinction in economics from the University of Kansas in 1977.

His research deals with labor markets in the United States and in developing countries.  He is coauthor of chapters in the Handbook of Development Economics and the Handbook of Agricultural Economics. He served as a member of the core team for the World Bank’s 2007 World Development Report and wrote papers for the 2008, 2012 and post2015 editions of the Copenhagen Consensus. He is coeditor of a book, Child Labor and Education in Latin America published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2009. 

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