Prof Eric Werker
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.
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.
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.
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.