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Kilby, Peter


Professor of Economics, Emeritus


BA Harvard University
DPHIL Oxford University
MA Johns Hopkins University
MAA Wesleyan University

EMAIL:
pkilby@wesleyan.edu
PERSONAL HOME PAGE:
http://pkilby.faculty.wesleyan.edu
Positions Hel:

B.A., Harvard; M.A., Johns Hopkins; D.Phil., Oxford. Editorial Board, Journal of Entrepreneurship 1991-, World Development 1990-, Small Enterprise Development 1990-. Guggenheim Fellowship 1995-96. Fellow, Smithsonian, Woodrow Wilson Center, 1986-87. Visiting Professor, Michigan State University, 1980-81. Member Ciskei Commission, Republic of South Africa, 1979-80. Senior Advisor ILO, Geneva, 1975-76. Senior Fellow at East West Centre 1973. Consultant to the ILO, FAO, AID, and the World Bank. Fulbright Research Fellow at Nigeria.


COURSES TAUGHT THIS SEMESTER:
RESEARCH INTERESTS:

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: "The Heffalump Revisited," Journal of International Entrepreneurship 2003; "Exploring the Relationship between Price and Quality for Hand-Rolled Cigars," with David Freccia Wes '98 and Joyce Jacobsen, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 2003; Transforming Agrarian Economies, Cornell University Press, with Tomich and Johnston, 1995; editor, Quantity and Quiddity, Wesleyan University Press, 1987; Industrialization in an Open Economy, Cambridge Univ. Press 1969; "Small-Scale Manufacturing in Kenya," MSU Rural Development Working Paper, 1982; also in World Bank, Kenya: Growth and Structural Change 1983; Agriculture and Structural Transformation, with B. Johnston, Oxford University Press 1975; editor, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, Free Press 1971; "Organization and Productivity in Backward Economies," Quarterly Journal of Economics 1962; "African Labour Productivity Reconsidered," Economic Journal 1961.


OFFICE HOURS:

Thursday 2:30 -to- 5:30 pm