Technical Board

Professor David Dapice

Professor David Dapice is currently the Economist of the Vietnam Program at Harvard’s Kennedy School. He has worked in and primarily on Southeast Asia since 1971 with most work on Indonesia, Vietnam, and Myanmar. He has studied the Vietnamese economy since the late 1980s, with a particular emphasis on macroeconomic issues, public investment policy, and regional development.

Professor Dapice has worked in agriculture, energy, macroeconomics. He was also the Chair and Professor of Economics at Tufts University from 1973 to 2016. He has advised governments directly and through the Harvard Institute for International Development, Rockefeller Foundation, World Bank, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).