HKS PolicyCast Series

Predicting the future through know-how

May 30, 2018

Ricardo Hausmann and Tim Cheston

Professor Ricardo Hausmann, director of the Kennedy School’s Center for International Development, and Tim Cheston, a research fellow with the center’s Growth Lab, explain how they leveraged data from the Atlas of Economic Complexity to assess the knowhow of more than 130 countries and predict their economic growth over the next eight years.

Predicting the future through know-how