Ph.D., Economics, University of Wisconsin
M.A., Economics, Tufts University
B.A., Political Science, University of Vermont
Areas of Interest
International trade; Intellectual property rights; Genetically modified organisms
APEC 3007, Applied Macroeconomics: Policy, Trade, and Development
APEC 3480, Writing about Global Trade and Policy
APEC 5721, Economics of Science and Technology Policy
APEC 5751, Global Trade and Policy
APEC 8701 Trade and Development 1
APEC 8702, Economic and Trade Policy: Sectoral and Institutional Issues
APEC 8901, Graduate Seminar: M.S. and Ph.D.
APEC 8902, Graduate Seminar: Ph.D. Program
Job Placement Workshop, Ph.D. Program
Dr. Smith’s research background includes concentrations in international economics, economic development, and applied econometrics. Smith’s research interests focus on topics of international trade and economic policy, and science and technology policy with an emphasis on international dimensions of intellectual property rights. Smith’s most recent research addresses policy issues at the intersection of international trade, patent rights, and genetically modified organisms.
Smith, Pamela J., and Andrew R. Tilman. 2020. Patents for self‐replicating technologies: Game theoretic analysis of genetically modified seed. The Journal of World Intellectual Property 23 (3–4): 166–84. Available online.
Smith, Pamela J., Bolormaa Jamiyansuren, Akinori Kitsuki, Jooyoung Yang, and Jaeseok Lee. 2018. Determinants of comparative advantage in GMO-intensive industries. World Trade Review 17(3): 427-449. Available online.
Smith, Pamela J., and Erik S. Katovich. 2017. Are GMO policies “trade related”?: Empirical analysis of Latin America. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 39 (2): 286-312. Available online.
Smith, Pamela J. 2015. Instructor’s lecture notes for Global trade policy: Questions and answers. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Available online.
Smith, Pamela J. 2015. Benefits and costs of the science and technology transfer targets for the Post-2015 Development agenda: Post-2015 Consensus. Science and Technology Perspective Paper. Copenhagen, Denmark: Copenhagen Consensus Center. Available online.
Smith, Pamela J., Omar B. Da’ar, Kevin H. Monroe, Fabricio X. Nunez, and Charlotte J. Tuttle. 2009. How do copyrights affect economic development and international trade? Journal of World Intellectual Property 12 (3): 198-218. Available online.
Smith, Pamela J. 2009. Trade-related investment measures. In The Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy, eds. Kenneth Reinert and Ramkishen Rajan, 1129-31. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Available online.
Gold, Richard, Wendy Adams, Louise Bernier, Tania Bubela, Luc Cassivi, David Castle, Ghislaine Cleret de Langavant, L. Martin Cloutier, Abdallah S. Daar, Helene Delerue, Amy Glass, Elisa Henry, Lori Knowles, Jean-Frederic Morin, Tina Piper, and Pamela J. Smith. 2008. Toward a new era for intellectual property: From confrontation to Negotiation. McGill Center for Intellectual Property and The Innovation Partnership, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Available online.
Gold, Richard E., Wen Adams, David Castle, Ghislaine Cleret de Langavant, L. Martin Cloutier, Abdallah S. Daar, Amy Glass, Pamela J. Smith, and Louise Bernier. 2004. The Unexamined assumptions of intellectual property: Adopting an evaluative approach to patenting biotechnological innovation. Public Affairs Quarterly 18 (4): 299-344. Available online.
Smith, Pamela J. 2004. How do foreign patent rights affect U.S. exports, affiliate sales, and licenses? In The WTO, intellectual property rights and the knowledge economy, ed. Keith E. Maskus, 515-43. Massachusetts: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc.
Smith, Pamela J. 2002. Patent rights and trade: Analysis of biological products, medicinals and botanicals, and pharmaceuticals. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 84 (2): 495-512. Available online.
Gold, Richard E., David Castle, L. Martin Cloutier, Abdallah S. Daar, and Pamela J. Smith. 2002. Needed: Models of biotechnology intellectual property. Trends in Biotechnology 20 (8): 327-29. Available online.
Richardson, J. David, and Pamela J. Smith. 2002. Sectoral growth across U.S. states: Factor content, linkages, and trade. In Trade and Growth: Models and Methods, eds. Sir Hans Singer, Neelambar Hatti and Rameshwar Tandon, 941-84. Delhi: B.R. Publishing Corporation.
Smith, Pamela J. 2001. How do foreign patent rights affect U.S. exports, affiliate sales, and licenses? Journal of International Economics 55 (2): 411-39. Available online.
Smith, Pamela J. 1999. Are weak patent rights a barrier to U.S. exports? Journal of International Economics 48 (1): 151-77. Available online.
Smith, Pamela J. 1999. Do geographic scale economies explain disturbances to Heckscher-Ohlin trade? Review of International Economics 7 (1): 20-36. Available online.
Smith, Pamela J. 1999. Do knowledge spillovers contribute to U.S. state output and growth? Journal of Urban Economics 45 (2): 331-53. Available online.