About

I am Professor of Development and Emerging Markets at the Department of Economics, University of Zurich, and affiliated professor at the UBS International Center of Economics in Society. Previously Associate Professor (2014-2016) and Assistant Professor (2010-2014) at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. PhD in Economics from IIES Stockholm University in 2010. My research interests include political economics and economic development, with current focus on culture, conflict and globalization. Faculty affiliations include: Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)The Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), European Development Research Network (EUDN) and Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

Email:  David.Yanagizawa-Drott@econ.uzh.ch

Office Address:
Department of Economics
Schönberggasse 1
8001 Zurich, Switzerland

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