Dani Rodrik – The Unusual Economist

Dani Rodrik – A Portait

Dani Rodrik (Institute for advanced study)┬áis one of the world’s leading economic thinkers, known for his in-depth analyses of international economic issues and the role of policy. He has performed outstanding research on the crossroads between international economics, economic growth and development, institutional and political economics. This work is characterized by a thoughtful blend of advanced theoretical and empirical work, always with an eye on its usefulness for informing better policies.

This is one of ten portraits we created for the University of Groningen on the occasion of its 400th anniversary. Each of the portrayed men and women was awarded an honorary doctorate. These videos express the personality and passion of these leading international professors in diverse fields of research.

Honorary Doctorates


University of Groningen


Director I: Jesper Buijvoets
Director II: Caspar de Zeeuw
D.O.P. I: Walker Pachler
D.O.P. II: Jesper Buijvoets
Interviewer: Nyckle Swierstra
Sound: Caspar de Zeeuw
Producer I: Nyckle Swierstra
Producer II: Caspar de Zeeuw
Editor: Jesper Buijvoets
Mixing & mastering: Kudo Studio


June 10, 2014

Dani Rodrik, documentary, Economy, Interview, portrait, Short Documentary, The Unusual Economist