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Jeff Dickinson Adjunct Professorial Lecturer Economics

B.A. Economics, Emory University
M.A. in International Economics, Graduate Institute Geneva
P.h.D. in Development Economics, Graduate Institute Geneva

Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish
Favorite Place in Washington DC
Audi Field
Originally from DC (Glover Park), my research focuses on the microeconomics of poverty, and economic development. I received my PhD in development economics from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) in Geneva, where I worked under supervisors Jean-Louis Arcand (micro development), and Nicolas Berman (international trade). I have professional experience working with household survey data at the International Food Policy Research Institute (DC), the IMF (DC), and the World Bank (Geneva, DC, Rome). I also specialize in geospatial data analysis using GIS software.

From 2004-2011 I was a professional commentator for video game competitions or eSports. I was very fortunate that I was able to travel the world to places such as Italy, and South Korea to participate in global tournaments, which were broadcast online and on TV around the world.
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personal website
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Spring 2024

  • ECON-322 Applied Econometrics I