Ermal Frasheri joined the Center for International Development's Growth Lab as a Research Fellow in 2014.
Ermal finished his doctoral studies, S.J.D, at Harvard Law School, where he worked in the areas of law and economic development, international law, European integration, and social and political theories. He has written papers on legal reform and comparative law, European Union, financial services, international law, and his dissertation examined the relationship between regional integration in the context of European integration and development strategies.
Ermal has taught at Harvard in various roles since 2006 in the fields of political and social theories, European integration and EU law, democracy, international institutions, and sociology. He was awarded a teaching excellence award by Harvard, and was appointed a Byse Fellow at Harvard Law School (fall 207) where he taught a series of workshops on Law and Development. He has also taught International Law at Babson College, and European Union law at New England Law – Boston. Currently, Ermal teaches a course on Law and Corruption at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law.
|Current Research/Projects||Areas of Expertise|
|Institutional Strengthening/Economic Diversification in Albania||Law and Economic Development|
|Sustainable Development in Sri Lanka||Migration|
Rule of Law
- "What is the Binding Constraint to Growth In Albania?” Center for International Development. 2017
- "Of Knights and Squires: European Union and the Modernization of Albania," North Carolina Journal of International Law 2016
- "Integration in the Balkans: Albania and Kosovo," Center for International Development. 2014
- "Transition Without Transformation: Legal Reform in the Democratization and Development Process," Journal of Civil Law Studies. 2011
- "The Power of National Courts in Interpreting EU Law: The Indeterminacy of Choice," Interpretation of Law in the Global World: From Particularism to a Universal Approach. 2010
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