John Luke Gallup

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John Luke Gallup
Associate Professor of Economics


  • PhD in Economics, University of California at Berkeley, 1994
  • MA in Demography, University of California at Berkeley, 1990
  • BA in Economics and Political Science, Swarthmore College, High Honors, 1985

Teaching Fields

  • Economic Development
  • Labor Economics
  • Growth Theory
  • Implementing Econometrics in Stata
    • Data Files

Current Research Interests

  • Geography in Economic Development
    • Problems of Tropical and Landlocked Regions
  • Determinants of Income Distribution
  • Labor Markets and Rural Poverty in Vietnam

Data Sets

These geography data were mainly created by Andrew Mellinger as for use in Gallup, Sachs, and Mellinger (1999, see above) and other geography-related papers.

  • Geography (Country Data)
    • Physical Geography
    • Infectious Disease
    • Agriculture
  • Geography (GIS Data Sets)
    • Physical Geography
    • Infectious Disease