Jeff Dayton-Johnson was appointed to the role of vice president of academic affairs and dean of the Institute in November 2014. In this new position, Dayton-Johnson serves as the Institute’s chief academic officer and is responsible for the overall success and functioning of the school in collaboration with the senior administrative team at Middlebury.
Economic development, emerging economies, economics and politics of Latin American countries (including Mexico), immigration, poverty, inequality, natural disasters.
"Central America, China, and the US: What Prospects for Development?” (with R. Avendaño), Pacific Affairs, 2015.
Latin America’s Emerging Middle Classes: Economic Perspectives (editor). Palgrave/Macmillan, 2015.
“Legitimidad fiscal y protestas en la calle: sobre Brasil y América Latina,” Vox.Lacea July 2013, (with Christian Daude and Angel Melguizo).
The Oxford Handbook of Latin American Political Economy (editor, with Javier Santiso). Oxford University Press, 2012.
“Are the Commons a Metaphor for Our Times?” OECD Observer, 2012 (with Jesús Antón).
"Innovation from Emerging Markets: The Case of Latin America," INSEAD Working Paper 2012/76/ST, 2012, (with L. Casanova, N.Olaya Fonstad and A. Pietikäinen).