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Western Rural Development Center

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Boise
Idaho Water Center
322 E Front St, Suite 222
Boise, ID 83702

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Paul Lewin

Paul Lewin

Executive Director, Western Rural Development Center

Mailing Address

University of Idaho Boise
322 E Front St, Suite 222
Boise, ID 83702

Ph.D., Oregon State University, 2011
M.S., Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, 2000
B.S., Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, 1998

  • Rural community development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Poverty and inequality

  • Fisher, M.; Lewin, P.; and Wornell, E. (2024): Self-Employment Among the Poor: Does It Pay Off?, Journal of Poverty, https://doi.org/10.1080/10875549.2023.2301614
  • Dentzman, K. and Lewin, P. 2023. A Fair Comparison: Women’s and Men’s Farms at Seven Scales in the United States. Rural Sociology. https://doi.org/10.1111/ruso.12512
  • Mindes, S. and Lewin, P. (2023): Intersectional dimensions of entrepreneurship among immigrant Hispanic women, Journal of Small Business Management, https://doi.org/10.1080/00472778.2023.2208629
  • Fisher, M.; Reimer, J. Lewin, P.; Wornell, E.; and Weber, B. (2023): Working yet Poor: A Quantitative Analysis for the United States, Journal of Poverty. https://doi.org/10.1080/10875549.2023.2173116
  • Fisher, M.; Lewin, P.; and Pilgeram, R.; Dentzman, K. 2023. Does farmer sexual orientation influence profitability on US farms? An empirical examination using census of agriculture data. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 45(4): 2183-2203. https://doi.org/10.1002/aepp.13349
  • Fisher, M.; Lewin, P.; and Pilgeram, R.; Dentzman, K. 2022. Gender differences in the financial performance of U.S. farm businesses: A decomposition analysis using the Census of Agriculture. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 45(2): 1233-1253. https://doi.org/10.1002/aepp.13331
  • Pilgeram, R.; Dentzman, K.; Lewin, P. 2022. Women, race, and place in US Agriculture. Agriculture and Human Values 39: 1341–1355. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10460-022-10324-3
  • Mindes, S.; Lewin, P.; and Fisher, M. 2022. Intergenerational and ethnonational disparities in Hispanic immigrant self-employment. Ethnicities. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F14687968211069136
  • Mindes, C.H, & Lewin, P.A. (2021) Self-employment through the COVID-19 pandemic: An analysis of linked monthly CPS data. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbvi.2021.e00280
  • Fisher, M.; Lewin, P.; Pilgeram, R. 2021. Farmworkers and the Gender Wage Gap: An Empirical Analysis of Wage Inequality in U.S. Agriculture. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy. https://doi.org/10.1002/aepp.13202 

Contact

Western Rural Development Center

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Boise
Idaho Water Center
322 E Front St, Suite 222
Boise, ID 83702

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