August 14, 1957 |
|Institution||John F. Kennedy School of Government (Harvard University)|
|Field||International economics, economic development, political economy|
|Alma mater||Princeton University (PhD, MPA)
Harvard University (AB)
|Awards||Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought (2002)|
Dani Rodrik (born August 14, 1957) is a Turkish economist and Rafiq Hariri Professor of International Political Economy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, teaching in the School's MPA/ID Program. He has published widely in the areas of international economics, economic development, and political economy. The question of what constitutes good economic policy and why some governments are more successful than others at adopting it is at the center of his research.
Descended from a family of Sephardic Jews, he is affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research, Centre for Economic Policy Research (London), Center for Global Development, Institute for International Economics, and the Council on Foreign Relations, and is co-editor of the Review of Economics and Statistics. He has been the recipient of research grants from the Carnegie Corporation, Ford Foundation, and Rockefeller Foundation. Among other honors, he was presented the Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought in 2002 from the Global Development and Environment Institute. He is the among the 100 most influential economists in the world according to IDEAS/RePEc and considered one of the top leaders in development economics.[according to whom?]
He has also been writing for the Turkish daily Radikal since July 2009.
He joined the newly created World Economics Association as a member of the executive committee in 2011.
He is married to the daughter of Turkish retired General Çetin Doğan who was sentenced to aggravated life imprisonment, later reduced to 20 years, for his involvement in the alleged Sledgehammer coup plan.
Selected publications 
- Rodrik, Dani (2011). The Globalization Paradox. Norton & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-393-07161-0.
- Rodrik, Dani (2007). One Economics, Many Recipes. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-12951-7.
- McMillan, Margaret; Horn, Karen; and Rodrik, Dani (2004). "When Economic Reform Goes Wrong: Cashews in Mozambique". Brookings Trade Forum 2003: 97–165.
- Rodrik, Dani (ed) (2003). In Search of Prosperity: Analytic Narratives on Economic Growth. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-09268-0.
- Rodrik, Dani (2001). "The Global Governance of Trade As If Development Really Mattered". UNDP.
- Rodrik, Dani (1999). The New Global Economy and Developing Countries: Making Openness Work. Overseas Development Council. ISBN 1-56517-027-X.
- Rodrik, Dani (1997). Has Globalization Gone Too Far?. Institute for International Economics. ISBN 0-88132-241-5.
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