Carol Newman

Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow

Carol Newman is a professor of economics at the Department of Economics, Trinity College Dublin. Her research is in the microeconomics of development with a focus on household and enterprise behaviour. She has published widely in the fields of development and agricultural economics.

She is engaged in research projects across Africa and South East Asia. She is a research associate of the Development Economics Research Group at the University of Copenhagen, and a consultant to the World Bank. She is currently Head of the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy in Trinity College Dublin, and is a co-founder of the Trinity Impact Evaluation Unit (TIME).

A UNU-WIDER Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow, Professor Newman is involved in UNU-WIDER’s project Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development. She is currently co-organizing one of the project’s six thematic sub-components on enterprise development for job creation and growth in South Africa.