Serhat TUNAR -TDO- Pope Francis has appointed Turkish economist Dani Rodrik to the Papal Academy of Social Sciences, located in the Vatican. Professor Dr. Rodrik had been lecturing on economic policy at Harvard University since 1982.
The Vatican's website, which publishes daily bulletins, said Rodrik would teach economics and economics at the Academy. The bulletin also mentioned Rodrik's brief résumé.
Born in 1957 in Istanbul, Rodrik went to the United States Giants for higher education after graduating from Robert College. The 62-year-old economist, who completed his doctoral thesis at Princeton, one of the world's leading universities, rose to the professorship in 1990. Dani Rodrik, who is married to Pınar Dogan, the daughter of retired Gen. Cetin Dogan, specializes in globalization, International Economics, Political Economy, economic development, economic growth, income and wage inequality.
Dani Rodrik, a family of Sephardic Jews who emigrated from Spain to the Ottoman State five centuries ago, also wrote Economic columnists for the newspaper Radikal between 2009 and 2016.