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John Firth is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Global Development. His research interests lie in development economics, trade, and political economy. Ongoing projects focus on infrastructure policy, foreign bribery laws, and productivity in nonprofit organizations.
Firth holds a PhD in Economics from MIT and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Notre Dame. He also worked for two years as an India-based Research Associate with the Jameel Poverty Action Lab. In Fall 2019, he will join the faculty in Economics at the University of Notre Dame.