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Leading Economic Growth

Program Session(s):
February 5, 2017 - February 10, 2017

Application Deadline(s):
December 5, 2016

Program Fee:$7,600


Program fee includes: tuition, housing, curricular materials, and most meals.

The 2017 dates are tentative and subject to change.

Click here to see this program’s Executive Core Qualification (ECQ) alignment.

Faculty Chairs: Matthew Andrews, Ricardo Hausmann

Program Director: Amber Thacher

A recognized International Economic Development Council (IEDC) recertification program.

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The Center for International Development (CID) at Harvard University works to generate shared and sustainable prosperity in developing economies. The CID actively creates, applies and integrates knowledge from across Harvard University and beyond to advance understanding of development challenges and solutions. For more information visit


Ricardo Hausmann's research in the spotlight in The Business Insider Money Game.

Ricardo Hausmann releases predictions of the Nations' future growth in the Wall Street Journal . Download “The Atlas of Economic Complexity” and read the complete rankings of 128 nations from around the world.

The work that faculty member Ricardo Hausmann has been doing in the arena of visualization of a country’s development was recently featured in the NY Times Magazine.

Ricardo Hausmann's work on economic diversification was featured in a February 2010 Economist article.

Ricardo Hausmann, faculty co-chair, was noted in the NPR article Economic Webs And Economic Growth: An Urgent Issue.

Ricardo Hausmann, faculty co-chair, was noted in the NPR article Egypt And Israel: A New Economic Future On The Horizon?

A recently published working paper by Ricardo Hausmann and Cesar Hidalgo focuses on issues of country diversification, product ubiquity, and economic divergence.

View the abstract on the exhibit on The Product Space, and the Evolution of Economic Development by Ricardo Hausmann, Cesar A. Hidalgo, Geoff House, Isabel Meirelles, Phil Salesses and Alex J.G. Simoes, recently launched at the MIT Media Lab.


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