The Political Economy of Economic Complexity
Models, Data and Policy
Workshop at the 2019 EAEPE Pre-Conference for Young Scholars
This page contains all information and material for the course "The Political Economy of Economic Complexity: Models, Data and Policy" taught during the "Pre-Conference for Young Scholars". Try to read into the core readings in advance, the other readings are optional.
General information about the course
Here are some general information about the course.
Tentative course outline
Zip file with course readings
The tentative slides are posted in advance. They will not change fundamentally but might be adjusted shortly before or after the presentation. I upload the final presentations after the workshop.
Section 1: Introduction & motivation: drivers of socio-economic development
Section 2: Introducing the Economic Complexity Index (ECI)
Section 3: Practical exercises and assessment of the CAD
Section 4: Applications & discussion
Data sets for the practical exercises
Data on GDP (Source: World Bank)
Will be added shortly
The Atlas of Economic Complexity (Harvard University)
The Observatory of Economic Complexity (MIT)
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