HKS Affiliated Authors

Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy


Economics Rules: Why Economics Works, When It Fails, and How to Tell the Difference. Dani Rodrik, 2015, Book, "Delegates from forty-four nations met in the New Hampshire resort of Bretton Woods in July 1944 to construct the postwar international economic order. When they left three weeks later, they had designed the constitution of a global system that would last for more than three decades. The system was the brainchild of two economists; the towering English giant of the profession, John Maynard Keynes; and the US Treasury official Harry Dexter White. Keynes and White differed on many matters, especially..." Link