Through this two-year engagement, the Growth Lab aims to use its research methodologies and analytical skills to produce rigorous, data-driven insights to help the UAE design and implement policies aimed at promoting long-term inclusive growth
In this conversation with HKS Professor Steve Goldsmith, Ricardo Hausmann discusses the Growth Lab's new Metroverse tool. Built for policymakers, economists, communities, and businesses, the Metroverse places a city’s current technological and economic capabilities in context, showing how and where any specific urban economy can move into its "adjacent possible" growth areas.
After surveying over 30% of the diaspora of Colombia, Growth Lab researchers and their co-authors studied a number of factors related to this diaspora.
In this Growth Lab podcast, Ana Grisanti interviews Professors Ricardo Hausmann, Annalee Saxenian, and Ljubica Nedlkoska, who describe the internationalization mission in Colombia, the role of the diaspora in this mission, and the policy implications of this research.
The Growth Lab has been engaged in an applied research project with the country of Albania since 2013. In this time, we have conducted research on numerous, diverse workstreams related to stimulating economic growth in the country.
During this research engagement, our team worked with policymakers on the creation of the Albania Investment Corporation (AIC), an entity within the Albanian government responsible for engaging with both the public...
The Growth Lab has been engaged in an applied research project with the country of Albania since 2013. In this time, we have conducted research on numerous, diverse workstreams related to stimulating economic growth in the country. During this research engagement, our team worked directly with policymakers to help build their capabilities so they can better design and implement policy reforms.
In this podcast episode, Growth Lab researchers Jessie Lu and Ermal...
In this Development Talks Seminar, Jody Olsen, former director of the Peace Corps, discusses the global perception of the Corps, its development model, the challenge of functioning in different environments, the future of the agency, and more.
Leveraging targeted investment promotion within Albania's growth strategy would lead to more jobs, better quality jobs, faster convergence with the income levels of the rest of Europe, and ultimately less outmigration.
This is a blog series written by the alumni of the Leading Economic Growth Executive Education Program at the Harvard Kennedy School. 65 Participants successfully completed this 10-week online course in May 2021. These are their learning journey stories.
It was my director in my department who sent the email to us briefing us about the program. It specifically addressed those who...
"[Targeted investment promotion] requires people in and out of government to imagine what is not yet there, figure out what is needed to establish it, and determine whether it would be both feasible and valuable to society." -...
The Next Generation EU (NGEU) programme represents a milestone towards fiscal mutuality against common shocks in the EU, changing the way the Union finances itself. This is why the LSE European Institute hosted a panel event aimed at bringing together experts from a wide array of experiences to explore the design and implementation of the NGEU, weighing the positives against the negatives.
In this blog, Renato Giacon and Corrado Macchiarelli give an account of the discussion that took place on March 9, 2022, at LSE.