Date of Birth 14 August 1957
Place Istanbul, Turkey
Nomination 24 December 2019
Title Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy, JFK School of Government, Harvard University
Most important awards, prizes and academies
Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences, 2020; John Kenneth Galbraith Medal, Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA), 2020; Honorary Doctorate, Erasmus University, 2019; Honorary Doctorate, University of Lyon,2019; Prospect Magazine World’s Top 50 Thinkers, 2019; Honorary Doctorate, University of York, 2019; George S. Eccles Prize for Excellence in Economic Writing, Columbia Business School, 2019; Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2018; Miller Upton Scholar, Beloit College, WI, 2018; John von Neumann Award, Rajk László College for Advanced Studies, Budapest, Hungary, 2018; Politico Magazine 50 List, 2017; John Fayerweather Eminent Scholar Award, Academy of International Business, 2017; Honorary Doctorate, University of Southern Denmark, 2016; Honorary Doctorate, University of Groningen, 2014; Honorary Doctorate, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, 2010; Albert O. Hirschman Prize, Social Science Research Council, New York, 2007; Honorary Doctorate, University of Antwerp, 2005; LSE Centennial Professor of Economics, London School of Economics, 2013-16; Member, High-level Advisory Board on Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations (2021-); Co-director, Economics for Inclusive Prosperity (EfIP) (2109- ); President-Elect, International Economic Association (2017- ); Member of Presidential Economic Advisory Council, South Africa (2019- ); Co-convener, US-China Trade Policy Working Group (2019); Vice-President, International Economic Association (2015-17); External Advisory Group on Surveillance, International Monetary Fund (2018-19); Steering and Executive Committees, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard (2015-18).
Summary of scientific research
Dani Rodrik is an economist whose research covers globalization, economic growth and development, and political economy. He is the Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He was previously the Albert O. Hirschman Professor in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton (2013-2015). Professor Rodrik is currently President-Elect of the International Economic Association, and co-director of Economics for Inclusive Prosperity.
Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., 2017; Structural Change, Fundamentals, and Growth: A Framework and Case Studies, edited with Margaret McMillan and Claudia Sepúlveda, International Food Policy Research Institute and World Bank, Washington, D.C., 2017; Economics Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science, W.W. Norton, New York, 2015; Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century, with Franklin Allen and others, Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 2014; The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy, W.W. Norton, New York and London, 2011; Handbook of Development Economics, vol. 5, edited with Mark R. Rosenzweig, North-Holland, 2010; One Economics, Many Recipes: Globalization, Institutions, and Economic Growth, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., 2007; Has Globalization Gone Too Far?, Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC, 1997.