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John F. Stewart

Emeritus Professor
Industrial Organization



Dr. John Stewart retired from the Economics Department in June of 2014.  He continues his research on maternal and child health issues in developing countries through the Carolina Population Center where he has been a Fellow since 2001.  Dr. Stewart has worked on a number of the Measure and Measure/Evaluation projects and currently serves as cost expert for the MLE (Measurement, Learning and Evaluation) Project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation This project will continue through 2015.  Between 2005 and 2012 he served as International Technical Advisor for the Netherlands Project, Centers of Excellence for Human Resources for Health for Economic Evaluation in Vietnam.  In recognition of his work in Vietnam, he was awarded an honorary professorship at Hanoi Medical University.

 Professor Stewart helped found the UNC Entrepreneurship Minor and served as its founding Director from 2004 until 2014.  During that time over 850 students participated in the minor.