Dani Rodrik Keynote Speaker
- Economist and Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
- Author of 'The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy'
- Joint editor-in-chief of the academic journal Global Policy
Dani Rodrik's Biography
Prof. Dani Rodrik is a leading economist and Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Previously, he was the Albert O. Hirschman Professor of the Social Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey.
Dr. Rodrik’s research focuses on globalization, economic growth and development, and political economy.
He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the inaugural Albert O. Hirschman Prize of the Social Science Research Council and the Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences. He was included in Prospect magazine’s World’s Top 50 Thinkers list (2019) and in Politico magazine’s 50 list (2017). His work has been profiled in The Harvard Magazine, Finance & Development, Harvard Kennedy School Magazine, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and the New York Times.
He has published widely in the areas of international economics, economic development, and political economy. The question of what constitutes good economic policy and why some governments are more successful than others at adopting it is at the center of his research.
His works include ‘The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy’, ‘Economic Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science and ‘Straight Talk on Trade’
He is also joint editor-in-chief of the academic journal Global Policy.