Loreto, Peru

Ricardo Hausmann

Ricardo Hausmann

Director
Rafik Hariri Professor of the Practice of International Political Economy, HKS

Ricardo Hausmann is the founder and Director of Harvard’s Growth Lab and the Rafik Hariri Professor of the Practice of International Political Economy at...

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Mailing Address
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Mailbox 34
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Hausmann, R., et al., 2021. Loreto’s Hidden Wealth: Economic Complexity Analysis and Productive Diversification Opportunities.Abstract

The Growth Lab at Harvard University, with funding provided by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, has undertaken this investigation with the aim of identifying the existing productive capacities in Loreto, as well as the economic activities with potential to drive the structural transformation of its economy. This paper is part of a broader investigation – Promoting Sustainable Economic Growth and Structural Transformation in the Amazon Region of Loreto, Peru – which seeks to contribute with context-specific inputs for the development of national and sub-national public policies that promote productive development and prosperity in this Peruvian state.

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Jessie Lu

Former Research Assistant

Jessie Lu started at the Center for International Development’s Growth Lab as a Research Assistant in August 2019. Prior to joining the Growth Lab, she...

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Yang Li

Yang Li

Postdoctoral Fellow

Yang LI joined the Center for International Development's Growth Lab as a Postdoctoral Fellow in 2019.

His research focuses on the patterns,...

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Frank Muci

Former Research Fellow
Policy Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science

Frank Muci is a Policy Fellow at LSE. He is an international economic development practitioner with experience advising governments in Latin America...

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Mailing Address
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Mailbox 34
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Cambridge, MA 02138