Global Policies, Local Impact

Pallavi Panda

Pallavi Panda, associate professor of economics (SUNY Geneseo photo/Matt Burkhartt)

The causal impact of global trade policies on local populations: As a field of study, it sounds wonky and impersonal. What possible effect could lifting export tariffs have on, say, the daily health of women in Nigeria?

A significant effect, says Pallavi Panda, associate professor of economics in Geneseo’s School of Business. Recipient of the college’s Business Advisory Council’s award for research with a positive impact, Panda examines how changes in trade and social policies affect women and children in developing countries, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

Read the entire story in the current issue of the Geneseo Scene.


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