Dani Rodrik is the Rafiq Hariri Professor of International Political Economy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He has published widely in the areas of international economics, economic development, and political economy. He was awarded the inaugural Albert O. Hirschman Prize of the Social Science Research Council in 2007. He has also received the Leontief Award for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought, and honorary doctorates from the University of Antwerp and the Catholic University of Peru. He is affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research, Centre for Economic Policy Research (London), Center for Global Development, and Council on Foreign Relations, among others.
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 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). His new book The Globalization Paradox was published by Norton in early 2011.
Professor Rodrik is an editor of the Journal of Globalization and Development and was also an editor, until recently, of the Review of Economics and Statistics. He has given the Sir Arthur Lewis Distinguished Lecture at the University of the West Indies, Barbados (2009), the Yan Fu Memorial Lecture in Beijing (2006), the WIDER Annual Lecture (2004), the Gaston Eyskens Lectures (2002), the Carlos F. Diaz Alejandro Lecture at the Latin American meeting of the Econometric Society (2001), the Alfred Marshall Lecture of the European Economic Association (1996), and the Raul Prebisch Lecture of UNCTAD (1997). His most recent research is concerned with the determinants of economic growth and the consequences of international economic integration.
Professor Rodrik holds a Ph.D. in economics and an MPA from Princeton University, and an A.B. (summa cum laude) from Harvard College.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2011.