Badi Baltagi

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Badi Hani Baltagi (born August 20, 1954)[1] is a Lebanese-American economist who specializes in econometrics. He is a Distinguished Professor of Economics in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, where he is also a senior research associate in the Center for Policy Research. He has published more than 200 articles, several of which are highly cited. He is also the part-time Chair of Economics at the University of Leicester. He is a co-editor-in-chief of Economics Letters and Empirical Economics.[2]

Education and career[edit]

A native of Lebanon, Baltagi received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1979.[3] His previous positions include the George Summey Jr. Professor of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University and Professor of Economics at the University of Houston. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Arizona and the University of California, San Diego.[2]

Honors and awards[edit]

Baltagi has been a fellow of the IZA Institute of Labor Economics since 2002.[4] In 2018, he was awarded the Kuwait Prize in Economics and Social Sciences by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences.[5]


  1. ^ Congress, The Library of. "Baltagi, Badi H. (Badi Hani)". Library of Congress Name Authority File. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Badi Baltagi, Distinguished Professor, Economics, Center for Policy Research". The Maxwell School of Syracuse University. 18 March 2009. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Prizes". Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Badi H. Baltagi". IZA Institute of Labor Economics. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Baltagi awarded 2018 Kuwait Prize in Economics by KFAS". The Maxwell School of Syracuse University. 11 December 2018. Retrieved 7 February 2019.

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