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Master Class with Dani Rodrik

When: Thursday, October 15, 2015
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT

Where: University Hall, 201 (Hagstrum Room), 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Erin Kay Lockwood  

Group: Global Capitalism & Law Research Group

Category: Academic


Please join us on Oct. 15 at 3pm in University Hall 201 (Hagstrum Room) for a members-only master class with Professor Dani Rodrik, Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Professor Rodrik is an economist whose research covers globalization, economic growth and development, and political economy. Rodrik is the recipient of numerous awards, including the inaugural Albert O. Hirschman Prize of the Social Science Research Council, and honorary doctorates from universities in Europe and Latin America. 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, and currently serves as Vice-President of the International Economic Association.

Professor Rodrik chose the following readings to prepare for this session:

Daron Acemoglu & James Robinson (2008) “The Role of Institutions in Growth and Development,” Commission on Growth and Development Working Paper 10.

Paul Dimaggio and Walter Powell (1983) “The Iron Cage Revisited: Institutional Isomorphism and Collective Rationality in Organizational Fields,” American Sociological Review 43: 147-160.

Sharun Mukand and Dani Rodrik (2005) “In Search of the Holy Grail: Experimentation and Economic Performance,” American Economic Review 95(1): 374-383.

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