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Jennifer Poole

Assistant Professor School of International Service

Professor Poole’s research and teaching interests fall at the intersection of international trade, labor economics, and development economics. With an emphasis on Brazil, her broad research agenda considers the effects of global integration on local labor markets. In particular, her work investigates information transfer in international trade and investment and the impact of globalization on employment and wages. Her research has been published in the Journal of Development Economics, the Journal of International Economics, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and World Development and has been funded by the National Science Foundation. She recently served as Senior International Economist at the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers and has also served as a visiting scholar at the World Bank, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, University of Nice, and University of Munich. Poole holds a PhD in economics from the University of California, San Diego and a BA in economics from Smith College.


PhD, Economics, University of California, San Diego
BA, Economics, Smith College

SIS - School of International Service
SIS - 217
Spring 2017:
Mondays, 3-5pm
Thursdays, 5:30-7:30pm
Contact Info
(202) 885-6689 (Office)

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