Nina Pavcnik is Niehaus Family Professor in International Studies and Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College.
Professor Pavcnik’s research examines how international trade affects the lives of workers, families, and children, with implications for inequality and poverty in lower income countries. She also studies how companies respond to the challenges and opportunities of globalization. Pavcnik is current editor of the World Bank Economic Reviewand co-editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives. She is past co-editor of the Journal of Development Economics and Journal of International Economics. She has been a consultant on global trade to the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, United Nations, and the U.S. Department of Labor. At Dartmouth, she served as Chair of the Department of Economics and received Dean of Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentoring and Advising. She is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research. A native of Slovenia, Pavcnik received a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University.