Peter F. Orazem

Orazem, Peter F.
University Professor

Contact Information

Iowa State University
267 Heady Hall
Ames, IA 50011
(515) 294-8656
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  • PhD, Yale University, 1983
  • M.Phil., Yale University, 1980
  • BA, University of Kansas, 1977

Research Interests

Labor economics, human capital investment, entrepreneurship, developing and transition economies, rural labor markets, policy evaluation, applied econometrics.

Awards and Honors

  • Challenge Paper author, Copenhagen Consensus, 2008 and 2012; Core Team: World Bank’s World Development Report 2007
  • Koch Visiting Professor of Business Economics, University of Kansas School of Business, 2004-5
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Other Affiliations

ISU Economics Working Papers Series

Journal Articles

Books and Book Chapters/Sections Authored or Co-authored

Published Proceedings

Extension Publications

Other Publications