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Chris Blattman
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Rwandans aren't the only ones having fun on motorcycles...Azerbaijan has their own version of this awesomeness.

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  • Columbia Univeristy
    Assistant Professor, 2012 - present
  • Yale Univeristy
    Assistant Professor, 2008 - 2012
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Researcher, teacher, blogger, father and husband based in New York
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I write, read, teach and blog on development, economics, politics, Africa, and foreign policy (plus many other frivolous things). I'm political science faculty at Yale.
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  • University of California, Berkeley
    PhD Economics, 2003 - 2007
  • Harvard University
    MPA/ID HKS, 2001 - 2003
  • University of Waterloo
    BA Economics, 1993 - 1998
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Doctors with Borders — Marginal Revolution
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It’s hard to know what is worse about a new paper in the British Medical Journal, the simplistic economics or the troubling ethics. The pape

This one is so dumb it makes me want to barf « Statistical Modeling, Ca...
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This one is so dumb it makes me want to barf. Posted by Andrew on 11 December 2011, 9:08 am. Dan Kahan sends in this horror story: A new stu

Medical Patents Must Die — Marginal Revolution
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Prometheus gave man fire, thankfully he didn’t charge every time man lit a match. Prometheus Labs in contrast wants to charge patients for a

Best Abstract on a Scientific Paper Ever?
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In writing summaries of scientific papers, concision's the key. These guys took it to an extreme.

Not Helping the Tenure Cause
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The University of New Hampshire wanted to fire a professor who had indecently exposed himself, but the terms of his tenure wouldn't permit i

Send to Kindle for Google Chrome™
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Sending and reading web content such as news articles and blog posts to your Kindle device or reading app is now easier than ever.

Why Invisible Children can’t explain away this photo « Scarlett Lion
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About Scarlett Lion. gg crop1 About I'm Glenna Gordon, an American photographer and journalist, presently commuting between West Africa

RSS Share for Google Plus™ and Google Reader™ - Chrome Web Store
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Google+™ and Google Reader™ Integration. 'Share on Google+' button on Google Reader. Google Reader in Google Plus.

Innovations for Poverty Action
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Innovations for Poverty Action applies rigorous research techniques to develop and test solutions to real-world problems faced by the poor i

The resurgence of the West African coup d’etat? | Chris Blattman
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International development, politics, economics, and policy

Seven worries about focusing on results, and how to manage them | Owen a...
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I have to object! This sort of egotistical PR continues to mislead the UK public with appealing but false simplicities. It is the sort of th

Welcome to Ikea-land | Chris Blattman
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International development, politics, economics, and policy

The Simpsons go to little Ethiopia
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Bart (eating injera and wot): "I wish I lived in Ethiopia". Lisa: "Exotic. Vegetarian. I can mention it in a college essay. Mom: this is ama

Chris Blattman - Research, international development, foreign policy, an...
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Chris Blattman. Research, international development, foreign policy, and violent conflict. Blog; Publications. Academic research; Policy res

Talks in DC April 26-27 | Chris Blattman
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International development, politics, economics, and policy

Sugar doesn’t cause hyperactivity — Marginal Revolution
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Here is Aaron Carroll at The Incidental Economist: Let’s cut to the chase: sugar doesn’t make kids hyper. There have been at least twelve tr

The case for industrial policy (a paper and a rant) | Chris Blattman
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International development, politics, economics, and policy

Ugh. Over and over again this pharmacist is slow and unreliable.
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