Macartan N. Humphreys
|Region of Interest|
|Primary Country of Residence|
United States of America
Columbia University, New York, New York
Department of Political Science
|Countries of Specialization|
Chad, Ghana, Haiti, Indonesia, Liberia, Mali, São Tomé e Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Uganda.
2003. Ph.D. (Government), Harvard University.
2000. MPhil (Economics), Oxford University.
He works on the political economy of development and formal political theory. Ongoing research focuses on civil wars, post-conflict development, ethnic politics, natural resource management, political authority and leadership, and democratic development with a current focus on the use of field experiments to study democratic decision-making in post-conflict and developing areas. He has conducted field research in Chad, Ghana, Haiti, Indonesia, Liberia, Mali, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Uganda, and elsewhere.
He is also Director of the Research group "Institutions and Political Inequality" at the WZB in Berlin.
2016. With Peter Van der Windt
2015. With James D. Feron and Jeremy M. Weinstein.
2009. With Jeremy M. Weinstein.
2008. "Existence of a multicameral core," Social choice and welfare. 31, 3
2008. "Coalitions," Annual review of political science. 11 (2008): 351-86.
2008. With J. Habyarimana et al.
2008. With Jeremy M. Weinstein.
political economy ; development ; African politics ; ethnic politics ; democracy.