Dani Rodrik
Professor of International Political Economy, John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard

Dani Rodrik is the Ford Foundation professor of international political economy at the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He was previously the Albert O Hirschman professor in the school of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton (2013-2015). He is president-elect of the International Economic Association. His latest book is Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy (2017).

Written by Dani Rodrik

Schuylkill County in Pennsylvania, where the majority of nearby coal mines have closed. Photo by Mark Makela/Getty
Politics and government
The divided public heart

Is politics driven by pragmatic self-interest or by identities and ideals? The self-harming voter offers a clue

Sharun Mukand & Dani Rodrik

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Nations and empires
Why nation-states are good

The nation-state remains the best foundation for capitalism, and hyper-globalisation risks destroying it

Dani Rodrik