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

Eric is co-editor, with Lant Pritchett and Kunal Sen, of the forthcoming ESID book, Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes, to be published by Oxford University Press in November 2017.

Other recent publications

John Spray and Eric Werker (2017, forthcoming).  ‘Price controls in Liberia’,  Economic Development and Cultural Change.

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

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

Further information

View Professor Eric Werker’s staff profile at SFU.

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