Faculty Profile

Howard  Stein, Hon B.A., M.A., PhD

Howard Stein, Hon B.A., M.A., PhD

Professor, Epidemiology/Afroamerican and African Studies
  • DAAS
  • 4700 Haven Hall 5514
  • Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1045

1980-82-Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Dar Es Salaam,Tanzania        

1983-2003-Dept. of Economics, Assistant Prof., Associate Prof., Prof., Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL

1990-91- Rackham Visiting Scholar, Center for Research on Economic Development, University of  Michigan                      

1995-Visiting Scholar, School of International Service, American University, Washington, D.C.              

1995-1996, Visiting Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan                                  

1998-Visiting Scholar, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK

2003-2006-Visiting Professor, DAAS, Dept. of Epidemiology, University of Michigan

2006-present-Professor, Dept. of Afroamerican and African Studies

2006-09-Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology, University of Michigan (dry appointment)

2006-present-Faculty Associate International Policy Center-Ford School, University of Michigan

2009-10, Visiting Fellow, Royal Netherlands Institute for Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies(KITLV)Leiden, Netherlands

2010-12-Faculty Associate, Center for Global Health, University of Michigan

2012-present-Fellow African Studies Center Community, University of Leiden, Netherlands

2004-16-External Examiner-Graduate Program in Development Practice-Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

2015-present-Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology, University of Michigan (dry appointment)          

Epid 666, Health and Socioeconomic Development

Hon. BA, Economics and Environmental Studies; University of Toronto, 1975;
MA,  Economics, University of Ottawa, 1977;
Fellowship, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex University, 1979-80, ;
PhD, Economics, 1983 University of California, Riverside

Property Right Formalization and Poverty in Rural Tanzania-2009-17-Funded by NSF and Danish Embassy of Tanzania

Stein, H. “Africa and the Great Recession: The Dynamics of Growth Sustainability” International Papers in Political Economy, 2015, 2016

Olabisi, M. and H. Stein “African Sovereign Bond Issues: Do African Governments Pay More to Borrow?”  Journal of African Trade, Volume 2, Issues 1–2, December 2015

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Economic Report for Africa 2014, Dynamic Industrialization in Africa: Innovative Institutions, Effective Processes and Flexible Mechanisms , Addis Ababa: UNECA, 2014 (Principal Co-author with Bethuel Kinuthia)

Stein, H, and Fadlalla, A. ed, Gendered Insecurities, Health, and Development in Africa London: Routledge, 2012

Noman, A. Botchway, K., Stein, H and .Stiglitz, J. Good Growth and Governance in Africa: Rethinking Development Strategies, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012

Association for Evolutionary Economics

African Studies Association