David L. Lindauer
Stanford Calderwood Professor of Economics, Wellesley College

David L. Lindauer
David L. Lindauer is the Stanford Calderwood Professor of Economics at Wellesley College, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1981.

Professor Lindauer was a Faculty Associate of the Harvard Institute for International Development, from 1987-1999. He has served as a Consultant to the IDB, UNDP, USAID and the World Bank. He has traveled throughout Africa, the Caribbean and East Asia, where he has been engaged in research and policy advising.

Professor Lindauer is a 1968 graduate of the Bronx High School of Science. He received a B.S. in economics in 1973 from the City College of New York, and an M.A. in 1976 and PhD in 1979 from Harvard University.

At Wellesley he teaches Development Economics, Economic Journalism, Inequality, Principles of Microeconomics, and Trade Policy. In 2001 he was awarded the Anna and Samuel Pinanski Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

Professor Lindauer’s research focuses on labor market issues in developing nations. He has published numerous articles in scholarly journals and is co-editor of four volumes. He also is a co-author of the textbook, Economics of Development 7e (Norton, 2012).