Dani Rodrik

  • Professor of International Political Economy
  • Harvard Kennedy School of Government



Dani Rodrik is an economist whose research covers globalisation, economic growth and development, and political economy. He is the Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

He was formerly a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study (in July 2013) and held professorships at Harvard (1996-2013) and Columbia (1992-1996).  Professor Rodrik is the recipient of the inaugural Albert O. Hirschman Prize of the Social Science Research Council and of the Leontief Award for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought. He has been awarded honorary doctorates from the University of Antwerp, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, and the University of Groningen. He is affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research, Centre for Economic Policy Research (London), and the Center for Global Development among other research organizations. During 2013-2016, he is also serving as a visiting Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics. Professor Rodrik's articles have been published in the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Development Economics, and other academic journals. His most recent book The Globalization Paradox was published by Norton in 2011 and has been translated into twelve languages. His 1997 book Has Globalization Gone Too Far? was called “one of the most important economics books of the decade” in Business Week. He is also the author of One Economics, Many Recipes: Globalization, Institutions, and Economic Growth (Princeton 2007) and of The New Global Economy and Developing Countries: Making Openness Work (Overseas Development Council, Washington DC, 1999). Professor Rodrik holds a Ph.D. in economics and an MPA from Princeton University, and an A.B. (summa cum laude) from Harvard College.