Dani Rodrik

Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy
Harvard Kennedy School
Office Address
Rubenstein-315
Mailing Address
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Mailbox 71
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact
Phone: 617-495-1407
Email: dani_rodrik@Harvard.Edu
Assistant
Jessica De Simone (617-495-1415)
Dani Rodrik

Profile

Dani Rodrik is Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy. He has published widely in the areas of economic development, international economics, and political economy. His current research focuses on the political economy of ideas, liberal democracy and economic growth. He is the recipient of the inaugural Albert O. Hirschman Prize of the Social Sciences Research Council and of the Leontief Award for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought. He serves currently as the vice president of the International Economics Association (IEA). His most recent book is Economics Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science (Norton, 2015). He is also the author of The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy (2011) and One Economics, Many Recipes: Globalization, Institutions, and Economic Growth (2007). He teaches courses on economic development and political economy.

Professor Rodrik returned to the Kennedy School in July 2015 after two years at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton as the Albert O. Hirschman Professor.

Courses

Fall

  • PED-101 Economic Development: Theory and Evidence

Spring

  • PED-233 Political Economy After the Crisis

Research

For a complete list of faculty citations from 2001 - present, please visit the HKS Faculty Research Connection.

Selected Publication Citations:

  • Book Chapters
    • Rodrik, Dani. "The Future of European Democracy." After the Storm: How to Save Democracy in Europe. Ed. Luuk van Middelaar and Philippe Van Parijs. Lannoo, 2015, 53-66.
  • Books
    • Rodrik, Dani. Economics Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science. W.W. Norton & Company, 2015.
    • Rodrik, Dani. The Globalization Paradox. W.W. Norton & Company, 2011.
    • Rodrik, Dani. One Economics, Many Recipes: Globalization, Institutions, and Economic Growth. Princeton University Press, 2007.
  • Research Papers/Reports
    • Mukand, Sharun, and Dani Rodrik. "The Political Economy of Liberal Democracy." NBER Working Paper No. 21540, September 2015.
    • Rodrik, Dani. "Work and Human Development In a Deindustrializing World." UNDP Human Development Report Office, 2015.

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