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Howard Pack

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Professor, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Howard Pack is Professor of Business and Public Policy in the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He received a Ph.d in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His recent research analyzes technology transfer, productivity growth,  industrial  policy, and development in Arab and Asian countries, He is the author of Industrial Policy in an Era of Globalization: Lessons from Asia, Institute for International Economics, (2003) and The Arab Economies  in a Changing World, 2007, Petersen Institute for International Economics (both jointly with Marcus Noland). Professor Pack has been an adviser and consultant to many international  agencies including the World Bank,  the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Asian Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank. He has taught at Yale University and Swarthmore College and has been a visiting professor at the University of California at Berkeley and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Development Economics, The World Bank Economic Review, The World Bank Research Observer, and World Development