Professor Dani Rodrik

Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Professor Dani Rodrik

Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Biography

Dani Rodrik is an award-winning Economist known for his views in the areas of economic
development, international economics and political economy. Born on 14th August, 1957,
Rodrik is the Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard
University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He rejoined the Kennedy School in July
2015 after two years at the Institute for Advanced Study as the Albert O. Hirschman Professor
in the School of Social Science. He is a co-director of the Economics for Inclusive Prosperity
(EfIP) network and President-Elect of the International Economic Association. He is a Co-
Director of the Economics for Inclusive Prosperity (EfIP) network and President-Elect of the
International Economic Association. He is affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic
Research and the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London) among other research
organizations.
Professor Rodrik's research focuses on globalisation, 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.
His articles have been published in several academic journals.
Professor Rodrik holds a Ph.D. in Economics and an MPA from Princeton University, and an A.B.
from Harvard College.