International Development

Robert H. Bates

Robert H. Bates

Faculty Associate (on leave fall 2017). Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Department of Government; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political economy of development, particulary in Africa; and violence and state faliure.

1737 Cambridge Street, room K213
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8292
p: (617) 496-0919
David Bloom

David Bloom

Faculty Associate (on leave 2017–2018). Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Research interests: Labor economics, health, demography, and the environment; linkages between health status and economic growth; the effects of population change on economic development; and the determinants of wages.

665 Huntington Avenue
Building 1-1110B
Boston, MA 02115
p: (617) 432-4056
Melani Cammett

Melani Cammett

Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate (on leave 2017–2018); Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research Interests: Comparative politics; political economy of development; religion and ethnicity; governance and welfare by public, private, and non-state actors; and Middle East politics.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-9849
Eric Chaney

Eric Chaney

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Economic history and economic development of the Middle East; applied econometrics; and religion, politics, and institutional change.

1805 Cambridge Street
Littauer Center 231
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8570
p: (617) 495-2838
William C. Clark

William C. Clark

Faculty Associate. Harvey Brooks Professor of International Science, Public Policy, and Human Development, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Science and sustainable development; social learning in international affairs; and institutions linking scientific knowledge and political action in the global environment.

79 JFK Street
L360B
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8963
p: (617) 495-3981
Shawn Cole

Shawn Cole

Faculty Associate. John G. McLean Professor of Business Administration, Finance Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: Corporate and consumer finance in emerging markets; political economy and finance; microfinance; and economic development.

25 Harvard Way
Baker Library, #271
Boston, MA 02163
p: (617) 495-6525
Melissa Dell

Melissa Dell

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Development economics; and political economy.

Littauer Center M-24
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 384-7272
Jeremy S.  Friedman

Jeremy S. Friedman

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Business, Government, and International Economy Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: Soviet and Russian history; modern Chinese history; Cold War; economic and political development in Asia, Africa, and Latin America; decolonization; international relations; modern intellectual history; history of Marxism; political movements and ideologies; and revolutionary movements.

Morgan Hall 291
Boston, MA 02163
p: (617) 495-6921
José Antonio Gómez-Ibáñez

José Antonio Gómez-Ibáñez

Faculty Associate. Derek C. Bok Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Research interests: Transportation and infrastructure; privatization and regulation; and economic development.
79 JFK Street
T316
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-1341
Gita Gopinath

Gita Gopinath

Faculty Associate. John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.
Research interests: Emerging markets; theoretical and empirical issues related to business cycles; sovereign debt; and foreign direct investment and fiscal policy in these markets.
Littauer 325
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8570
p: (617) 495-8161
Merilee Grindle

Merilee Grindle

Faculty Associate (emerita). Edward S. Mason Professor of International Development, Emerita, Harvard Kennedy School.
Research interests: The politics of reform in developing countries, with a focus on Latin America; and public sector reform.
79 JFK Street
Littauer Building, L308
Cambridge, MA 02138
Rema Hanna

Rema Hanna

Faculty Associate. Jeffrey Cheah Professor of South-East Asia Studies, Harvard Kennedy School.
Research interests: Development and environmental economics; and discrimination influences in public-service provisions and education.
79 JFK Street
Littauer-315
Mailbox 60
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-5747
p: (617) 496-1140
Ricardo Hausmann

Ricardo Hausmann

Faculty Associate. Professor of the Practice of Economic Development; Director, Center for International Development, Harvard Kennedy School.
Research interests: Growth; macroeconomic stability; international finance; and social dimensions of development.
79 JFK Street
E317
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-3740
Michael Hooper

Michael Hooper

Faculty Associate. Associate Professor of Urban Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Research interests: Comparative politics; urban planning and policy; urbanization and development; participatory governance; and civil society.
Gund Hall 312
48 Quincy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-2602
William Hsiao

William Hsiao

Faculty Associate. K. T. Li Professor of Economics, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Research interests: Health and economic development; comparative health policy; and health sector reforms around the world.
124 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-8833
p: (617) 496-8850