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Jason Jackson  

Visiting Lecturer and Senior Fellow

Jason Jackson is a postdoctoral researcher at the Lauder Institute and a senior fellow and lecturer in the Management Department of the Wharton School. His research focuses on the origins and evolution of the institutional arrangements that shape relations between business and the state. It assesses the implications of business-government relations for market competition, economic growth and industrial development. Jason is completing his Ph.D. in Political Economy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where his dissertation is entitled Institutions, Economic Interests and Policy Preferences: Insights from the Political Economy of Foreign Direct Investment in India. He holds an AB in Economics from Princeton University, an MSc in Development Economics from the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School. He has received fellowships from the Social Sciences Research Council and the UK-based Overseas Development Institute, and has worked with a variety of private, non-governmental and international organizations in the Caribbean, South Africa and the United States such as UNIFEM, UNDP, the Caribbean Development Bank and Oxfam America on issues of trade and regional integration, industrial and technology policy, poverty, gender, migration and climate change. In Spring 2013, he will teach an undergraduate course at the Wharton School entitled 'The Political and Social Environment of the Multinational Firm'.

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