HKS Affiliated Authors

Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy


The Globalization Paradox: A response to Rosa Lastra and Robert Howse. Dani Rodrik, Response, January 2013. "If I advocate a regime that places greater emphasis on national sovereignty than Professor Lastra, it is because I differ from her as regards both the normative and efficiency properties of such a solution. First, as Professor Howse notes, international treaties do not automatically qualify for democratic legitimacy, even if the parties are democratic sovereigns. Saying that anything that a democratically elected sovereign does is democratically legitimate would empty democracy of much of its normative content. Democratic..." Link