Eric Verhoogen

Columbia University

Eric Verhoogen is a professor at Department of Economics and School of International and Public Affairs and co-director, Center for Development Economics and Policy at Columbia Universityis.His main research area is industrial development – applied microeconomic research on firms in developing countries. This area overlaps with the fields of development economics, international trade, labor economics, and industrial organization. A recurrent theme in his work is the process of quality upgrading in the manufacturing sectors of developing countries – its causes, consequences, and broader implications. He holds a PhD in Economics from Univesity of California and his fields of research are Development Economics, International Trade and Labor Market.