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Economic Fitness: Evolving Economic Complexity For Developement

September 14th, 2017, Washington, DC

On September 14th, 2017, an equip of senior scientists from the Economic Fitness research group, led by Professor Luciano Pietronero, held a full-day workshop at the IFC headquarters in Washington, DC. The workshop focused on the application of the methodologies born in Rome to real-world problems such as China's extraordinary growth, diversification strategies and the role of services.

Abstract

The "Economic Fitness: Evolving Economic Complexity For Development" seminar will focus on the successes and challenges encountered during the implementation of the Economic Complexity approach to competitiveness and future growth, and how a new modern iteration of the methodology tackles questions about diversification strategy, the role of services, upgrading and long-term growth.

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