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Leading Economic Growth

Harvard Kennedy School

70 days
4900 USD/full
4900 USD/full
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Leading Economic Growth is an executive program at Harvard Kennedy School that brings together leading experts in economic development with practitioners from around the globe to focus on practical approaches to shared growth and development.


Led by Professor Ricardo Hausmann and Professor Matt Andrews, this program provides a framework for understanding economic growth, as well as sophisticated tools for diagnosis, decision-making and implementation.

Key Features 

  • In this ten-week program, you will have the opportunity to apply the concepts, frameworks, and tools you learn to your economic growth challenge that you are addressing in your city, region or country. 
  • To successfully complete this Leading Economic Growth program from Harvard Kennedy School, you will be required to complete all ten individual assignments and attend all ten peer learning group sessions. These program elements will help you develop a strategy that you can implement to promote economic growth in your city, region, or country. Participants are expected to commit a minimum of 3 hours/week to live sessions and approximately 5 hours/week to self-study time. 

Programme Structure

The program's curriculum includes an in-depth look at specific topics that determine the economic potential of a country, and include:

  • Economic diversification and complexity
  • The nature of growth and structural transformation
  • Organizational architecture and design
  • Policy implementation

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  • Part-time
    • 70 days

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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    4900 USD/full
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    4900 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 4900 USD for the full programme during 70 days.


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