Expertise: Private Sector Development, Organizational Economics, Industrial Organization
Biography:Rocco Macchiavello holds a Phd in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where is currently an Associate Professor in Management. Previously, Dr. Macchiavello has been a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Nuffield College (Oxford University), Harvard Kennedy School, and a Professor at Warwick University. He is the Lead Academic for IGC – Myanmar Country Program and a Research Affiliate with BREAD, CEPR and IPA. Dr. Macchiavello's interests lie at the intersection of development, organizational and industrial economics. He has conducted research in several countries (Bangladesh, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Myanmar, Pakistan and Rwanda) and sectors (coffee, flowers, dairy and garments) collaborating with numerous government agencies, international organizations, social enterprises and large companies.
Current Areas of Research:
Industrial Zones and Policy in Emerging Markets
Markets and Firms in Weakly Institutionalized Environments
Organized Crime, International Drug Trafficking.
- PhD: London School of Economics
Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:
- Research Fellow (Development, IO)
- Lead Academic (Myanmar)
- Research Affiliate
- Research Affiliate (SMEs Program)