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Ian Coxhead

Economics of development in low and middle income economies, especially East and Southeast Asia. Growth, poverty, trade, labor, education, policy

Professor, agricultural and applied economics; Center for Southeast Asian Studies College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Work: 608-262-6390 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Economic development and policy
  • Labor, wages, education, migration
  • International trade and globalization
  • Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam


  • 30 years experience in Asian developing countries as researcher, educator, and policy advisor to governments, international organizations and civil society groups.
  • Editor, Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics (coming 12/2014).