Effective States and Inclusive Development

Prof Eric Werker

Role

Eric Werker is Associate Professor of Strategy and International Business in the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University (SFU) and academic lead from SFU to the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute.

Research

Eric is interested in how resource-dependent countries can build a more diversified economy.  He  is currently working on  the ESID research project on the Political economy determinants of growth.

ESID publications

Pritchett, L., Sen, K. and Werker, E. (eds.) (2017). Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes. Oxford University Press.

Other recent publications

Spray, J. and Werker, E. (2018).  ‘Price controls in Liberia’,  Economic Development and Cultural Change.

Musacchio, A. and Werker, E. (2016). ‘Mapping frontier economies’, Harvard Business Review 94(12): 40-48.

McArthur, J. W. and Werker, E. (2016). ‘Developing countries and international organizations: Introduction to the special issue’, Review of International Organizations 11(2): 155-169.

Further information

Watch Professor Eric Werker talk about the policy implications of Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes, on the ESID blog.

Listen to Professor Sabyasachi Kar discuss  Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes, on the ESID blog.

View Professor Eric Werker’s staff profile at SFU.