Rocco Macchiavello holds a PhD in Economics from LSE, where he is currently a Professor of Management.
Previously, Professor Macchiavello has been a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Nuffield College (Oxford University), Harvard Kennedy School, and a Professor of Economics at Warwick University. He acts as Lead Academic for the IGC – Myanmar Country Program and is a research affiliate with BREAD, CEPR and IPA.
Professor Macchiavello's research interests lie at the intersection of development, organisational and industrial economics. His research covers several topics (relational contracts, vertical integration, supply chain, lending models, risk management, management and productivity), countries (Bangladesh, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Myanmar, Pakistan and Rwanda), and sectors (coffee, flowers, dairy and garments). For his research, he has collaborated with numerous government agencies, international organizations, social enterprises and large companies.
His current research studies industrial zones and policy in emerging markets, sustainable sourcing and supply chains, markets and firms in weakly institutionalised environments.
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Managerial Economics and Strategy Faculty Research Group