Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy, Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government
Dani Rodrik is the Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He re-joined 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 of the International Economic Association. In addition, 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 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 New York Times, The Harvard Magazine, Finance and Development, and others. His articles have been published in the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Political Economy, among other publications. Professor Rodrik is the author of Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy (2017), which was awarded the George S. Eccles Prize for Excellence in Economic Writing by the Columbia Business School in 2019. He is also wrote Economics Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science (2015) and several other books.