Phanindra V. Wunnava

David K. Smith '42 Chair in Applied Economics
Warner Hall 502F
Middlebury College
Middlebury, Vermont 05753
Ph: (802) 443-5024
Fax: (802) 443-2185

Research Fellow at IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor), Bonn, Germany

Researcher at EPRN (LERA),UIUC

Short Bio




DK Smith Events

Spring 2017 David K. Smith '42 Symposium: "Economics of Remittances"

Saturday, April 29th, 2017 9AM-4:40 PM/Location: Robert A. Jones '59 House Conference Room

Please check the following links for the poster/schedule and participant bios:


Participant bios

Earlier Events:

Fall 2016 David K. Smith '42 Economics Lecture took place on October 6th at 4:30 PM. This lecture was given by Dr. Cecilia Conrad of John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Title: "Economics of Philanthropy: How to Give Away 100 Million Dollars" Date/Location: Thursday, October 6th, 2016 4:30 PM-5:40 PM [Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room] Lecture Poster

-As the holder of David K. Smith '42 Chair in Applied Economics, I also have the opportunity of organizing an occasional symposia. On April 16th, 2016, I organized the following symposium:

Title: “Economics of Skin Tone, Gender, Ethnicity, and Diaspora”
Dedicated to the Memory of my former colleague Robert E. Prasch III
Date/Location: Saturday, April 16th, 2016 8:30 AM-6:15 PM [Robert A. Jones '59 House Conference Room]

Please check the following links for further details of this event:


-Biographical Sketches of the Participants

-Symposium Poster

-Abstracts of the papers

-Summaries of the Keynote Addresses:

Solomon W. Polachek (title: “Gender/Racial Wage Gaps: Not Too Well-Known Trends & Explanations”) video:

Klaus F. Zimmermann (title: “Diaspora Economics: Global Challenges and Perspectives”)video:

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