Keynote speakers of 2021 edition


Sep 2, 15:00 – 16:00

Keynote I

Dani Rodrik, Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government

“Good Jobs and Development Strategy”


Sep 3, 16:00 – 17:00

Keynote II

David Autor, Ford Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“Shaping the Future of Work: Lessons from the U.S. Experience”

Speakers invited to the forthcoming conference will be announced soon. Check out the “Previous conferences” section to discover speakers from the previous editions

Dani Rodrik
John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University

Dani Rodrik is an economist whose research revolves around globalization, economic growth and development, and political economy. His current work focuses on how to create more inclusive economies, in developed and developing societies. Rodrik is the Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is currently President-Elect of the International Economic Association, and co-director of Economics for Inclusive Prosperity. His newest book is Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy (2017).

David Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

David Autor is a Professor and Associate Department Head of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Economics. He is also a Faculty Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and Editor in Chief of the Journal of Economic Perspectives (published by the American Economic Association), and has served on the Board of Editors at the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics and the Journal of Labor Economics.