Dean Spears

I am Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin and Executive Director at Research Institute for Compassionate Economics. I am also visiting economist at Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Centre, Research Fellow at IZA, Institute of Labor Economics and at Population Research Center, UT-Austin.

I am an economic demographer and development economist. My research areas include the health, growth, and survival of children, especially in India; the environment, air pollution, and climate change; and population dimensions of social well-being.

Three recently published works

Three frequently cited works