Led by Ricardo Hausmann, the Growth Lab at Harvard's Center for International Development works to understand the dynamics of growth and to translate those insights into more effective policymaking in developing countries. The Growth Lab places increased economic diversity and complexity at the center of the development story and uncovers how countries move into industries that offer increased productivity.
ORDER WITHOUT DESIGN/RETHINKING THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN CITY DEVELOPMENT
53:04Speaker: Alain Bertaud, Senior Fellow, New York University's Marron Institute of Urban Management; Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University. Moderator: Diane E. Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism, Harvard's Graduate School of Design. The discussion revolves around Alain's recent book, "Order without Design: How Markets Shape Cities," where he argues operational urban planning can be improved by the application of the tools of urban economics to the design of regulations and infrastructure.
GAMBLING ON DEVELOPMENT / THE ROLE OF LOCAL ELITES IN A GROWTH-BASED FUTURE
45:44The Growth Lab's Development Talks is a series of conversations with policymakers and academics working in international development. The seminar provides a platform for practitioners and researchers to discuss both the practice of development and analytical work centered on policy. Speaker: Stefan Dercon, Professor of Economic Policy, Oxford's Blavatnik School of Government Moderator: Clement Brenot, Research Manager, Growth Lab Prof. Dercon's latest book, Gambling on Development: Why some countries win and others lose draws on his academic research as well as his policy experience across three decades and 40-odd countries, exploring why some countries have managed to settle on elite bargains favoring growth and development, and others did not.
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Building Capability to Design and Implement Growth Reforms: The Case Study of Albania
20:28Listen to the first episode in this Albania series: 'A Snapshot of the Growth Lab's Research Engagement in Albania'.Listen to the second episode in this Albania series: 'Iterations of a Growth Diagnostic: The Case Study of Albania'.Learn more about the Growth Lab's research engagement with the country of Albania.
Productive Ecosystems and the Arrow of Development
26:17Read the Productive Ecosystems and the arrow of development paper, published in Nature Communications.Learn more about the authors Neave O'Clery, Muhammed Yildirim, and Ricardo Hausmann.Explore the Product Space via the Atlas of Economic Complexity.
Sources and Consequences of the Public Sector Premium in Albania and Sri Lanka
14:08Read the full working paper: https://growthlab.cid.harvard.edu/publications/you-get-what-you-pay-sources-and-consequences-public-sector-premium-albaniaLearn more about The Growth Lab: www.growthlab.cid.harvard.eduAbout Ljubica Nedelkoska: Ljubica Nedelkoska joined the Center for International Development's Growth Lab as a Visiting Scholar in 2012 and as a Research Fellow in 2013.Before joining the CID, she worked as a post-doctoral researcher and a coordinator of the Economics of Innovation Research Group in Jena, and as a research fellow at the Zeppelin University, both in Germany.Her research area is empirical labor economics, with focus on human capital, human mobility, migration and diasporas, and skill-technology relations. By studying these topics, she aims to understand how economies change their skill portfolios through the processes of on-the-job learning, interacting with technologies, and formal education and training; and how these changes transform the countries’ levels of productivity and development. She is also interested in economic policy and has participated in several economic policy projects in Albania, Sri Lanka, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden.She holds a PhD in Economics of Innovation from the Friedrich-Schiller-University in Jena, Germany and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the Appalachian State University, North Carolina.
Macroeconomic Stability and Long-Term Growth: Lessons from Jordan
16:56In this Growth Lab podcast, we are joined by Miguel Angel Santos, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Director of Applied Research at CID's Growth Lab, as well as Tim O’Brien, Senior Manager of Applied Research at CID's Growth Lab. Miguel and Tim sat down with CID Student Ambassador Valeria Mendiola to discuss their research from Jordan on Macroeconomic Stability and Long-Term Growth.