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Abigail Cooke

Assistant Professor of Geography
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Economic impact of immigration; economic impact of international trade; urban economies; international trade

Abigail Cooke is an expert on immigration and international trade, and how these two forces impact economies.

She can speak to media about how international trade impacts wages, and how immigration impacts wages and productivity. Her research has found that in the U.S., diverse immigrant populations in cities and workplaces boost wages and productivity.

She has provided insights on these economic issues to news outlets ranging from National Public Radio to CityLab.

At UB, Cooke is a co-director of the Center for Trade, Environment and Development. Her doctoral work focused on the effects of international trade on wage inequality across the United States.

CONTACT:

Abigail Cooke, PhD
Assistant Professor of Geography
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

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