Aldo Musacchio has been on the faculty of Harvard Business School since 2004, where he is currently an Associate Professor of Business Administration. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). His main interests are economic development, management in state-owned enterprises, and education in emerging markets.
Professor Musacchio is a faculty associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and a member of the Brazil Studies Committee and the Mexican Studies Committee, all at Harvard University. In 2008 he won the Arthur H. Cole Prize for the best paper in the Journal of Economic History and in 2007 he was selected as one of the “30 most promising professionals in their thirties (30 promesas en los treintas)” by Mexican business magazine Expansión. Before joining Harvard Business School (HBS), he was a fellow of the Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, at Stanford University (2003-2004), and the Institute for Humane Studies, at George Mason University (2003-2004). He was a lecturer at Ibmec São Paulo (now Insper) in 2002. He lectures regularly at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City, Insper and Universidade de São Paulo, both in Brazil, INALDE, in Colombia, and Universidad de Montevideo, in Uruguay. Professor Musacchio has a PhD in Economic History of Latin America from Stanford University and obtained a BA in Economics with highest honors from ITAM in Mexico City in 1998.