Listing of CID related news and announcements from 2019.
China Risks, Unlike Mexico Tariffs, Aren’t Vanishing
Bloomberg - June 11, 2019
John Authers opines on the release of the Growth Lab's 2027 Growth Projections, with a particular focus on Uganda and Egypt.
Don’t Blame Washington for Venezuela’s Oil Woes: A Rebuttal
Americas Quarterly - May 2, 2019
CID Director Ricardo Hausmann and Growth Lab Associate Frank Muci refute claims that US sanctions played a role in Venezuela's collapse.
Help Yourself: Development economists look to better governance to improve the lives of the world’s poorest people
HKS Magazine - Spring 2019 Issue
In this HKS Magazine profile, learn how researchers at Evidence for Policy Design and Building State Capability are engaging with national, state, and local officials and helping build capacity to deliver basic services.
Indonesia and the Quest for 7% Growth: Overpromise or Underperformance?
Atlas of Economic Complexity - April 2019
The Growth Lab's Tim Cheston examines Indonesia's short and long term growth policies, the stagnant manufacturing industry, along with a shrinking fiscal window with which to stimulate growth.
Asim Ijaz Khwaja appointed faculty director of the Center for International Development at Harvard Kennedy School
April 4, 2019
HKS announces leadership changes at CID.
Social Connections Driving Force Behind Migration
Growth Lab researchers find that social networks abroad and at home have a bigger impact on migration intentions than living standards, employment, and amenities
Tourist Spending Insights Provide Unprecedented View of Global Tourism
How can policymakers better tailor their tourism strategies to advance economic development and inclusive growth? Growth Lab research insights are helping to provide a deeper understanding of tourism spending patterns.
Understanding Venezuela's Collapse
Harvard Gazette - February 12, 2019
CID Director Ricardo Hausmann discusses the nation’s political unraveling, its humanitarian crisis, and where stability might be found.
A New Home for Extreme Poverty: Middle-Income Countries
New York Times - January 28, 2019
EPoD's Rohini Pande, Vestal McIntyre, and MIT's Lucy Page explain how global aid risks neglecting hundreds of millions in poverty who live in countries that are becoming relatively rich.