Dani RodrikBio: Dani Rodrik is the Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He rejoined the Kennedy School in July 2015 after two years at the Institute for Advanced Study as the Albert O. Hirschman Professor in the School of Social Science.

Professor Rodrik is an economist whose research covers globalization, economic growth and development, and political economy. He is affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research, Centre for Economic Policy Research (London), and the Center for Global Development among other research organizations. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the inaugural Albert O. Hirschman Prize of the Social Science Research Council, and honorary doctorates from universities in Europe and Latin America. He currently serves as Vice-President of the International Economic Association.

Professor Rodrik’s newest book is Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy (forthcoming 2017). He is also the author of Economics Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science (W.W. Norton, 2015) and The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy ((W.W. Norton, 2011). His articles have been published in the American Economic ReviewQuarterly Journal of EconomicsJournal of Political EconomyJournal of Economic GrowthJournal of International EconomicsJournal of Development Economics, and other academic journals.

His previous books include One Economics, Many Recipes: Globalization, Institutions, and Economic Growth (2007), The New Global Economy and Developing Countries: Making Openness Work (1999), and Has Globalization Gone Too Far? (1997). Professor Rodrik’s monthly columns on global affairs appears on Project Syndicate.

Professor Rodrik holds a Ph.D. in economics and an MPA from Princeton University, and an A.B. from Harvard College.

Dani Rodrik is an Honorary Fellow of the Academy of International Business as the recipient of the 2017 AIB Fellows Eminent Scholar Award.

Last Updated: August 2017