Welcome to my webpage!!

(Stifel rhymes with rifle)


David Stifel
Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics
Faculty Athletics Representative
Head, Department of Economics
Simon Center 102
Lafayette College
Easton, PA 18042-1776
Tel: (610) 330-5673
E-mail: stifeld@lafayette.edu


Here is a link to the Lafayette Initiative for Malagasy Education website: LIME.
Donations to this program are most welcome and can be made online on the LIME website.

Click on the following to view my…

1. Vita – includes links to my papers (also in PDF format)
2. Teaching philosophy

Research Interests

Development economics/applied micro-econometrics
Water, agriculture & poverty
Rural infrastructure & markets
Agriculture & rural livelihoods


Students currently enrolled in my courses at Lafayette can find the course websites on Moodle. Courses that I have taught at Lafayette include:

Econ 251: Intermediate Microeconomics
Econ 212: Intermediate Macroeconomics
Econ 253: Fundamentals of Econometrics
Econ 327: Applied Microeconometrics
Econ 346: Economic Development (syllabus)
Econ 347: Advanced Topics in Development Economics
Econ 351: International Finance
Econ 365: Econometric Analysis
Econ 404: Big Ideas in Economics

Links for students interested in finding jobs overseas:

American Foreign Services Association: http://www.afsa.org/

International Studies Association: http://www.isanet.org/

Peace Corps: http://www.peacecorps.gov/

U.S. State Department: http://www.state.gov/

Miscellaneous stuff:

Here is my presentation “Economic Development: Broader Implications of the Darfur Genocide” that I have for the “Darfur: Tragic Lessons and How to Convey Them,” sponsored by Lafayette College.

Those interested in a Stata program to test stochastic dominance (CDFs, not Lorenz curves), click here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.