Dany Bahar is an economist at the Brookings Institution's Global Economy and Development program. An Israeli and Venezuelan economist, he is also affiliated to The Growth Lab at Harvard Center for International Development , CESifo Group Munich and IZA Institute of Labor Economics.

His research sits at the intersection of international economics and economic development. In particular, he focuses on the diffusion of technology and knowledge within and across borders, as well as topics related to structural transformation and productivity dynamics. Lately, his focus has been towards migrants and refugees as an asset in the process of economic development.

He also produces and hosts a videocast/podcast "Economists on Zoom Getting Coffee"

He received a PhD from Harvard University, as well as MA in Economics at the Hebrew Univeristy of Jerusalem.

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