Michael Lewin

Senior Lecturer

Michael Lewin specializes in international and development economics.  He teaches the core courses in Macro and Microeconomics as well elective courses in international financial policy and international trade. A former World Bank economist he has worked and written on the macroeconomic problems of developing economies.  He previously taught at Johns Hopkins (SAIS) and Middlebury College.

Recent Publications
  • Mining in Africa. Are Local Communities Better Off? (Co-author with Chuhan, P et al.) World Bank, May 2017.
  • “Botswana’s Success: Good Governance, Good Policies and Good Luck,” chapter 4 in Chuhan-Pole, P. et al, eds., African Success Stories, World Bank, 2011.
  • “Harnessing Oil Windfalls for Growth in the Africa Region” (with Julia Devlin), Chapter 9, in Africa at a Turning Point? Delfin S. Go and John Page eds., The World Bank, 2008.
Research Interests
  • Economics
  • International Finance