Why is there no ethnic voting in Mali? Results from an Experiment in the Field



Thad Dunning, Yale University

Date and Time

November 10, 2008 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM



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Reuben W. Hills Conference Room

Thad Dunning is Assistant Professor of Political Science and a research fellow at Yale's Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies as well as the Institution for Social and Policy Studies.

Dunning studies comparative politics, political economy, international relations, and methodology. His book, Crude Democracy: Natural Resource Wealth and Political Regimes (2008, Cambridge University Press), studies the democratic and authoritarian effects of natural resource wealth.

Dunning conducts field research in Latin America and Africa and has written on a range of methodological topics, including econometric corrections for selection effects and the use of natural experiments in the social sciences. Previous work has appeared in International Organization, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, Political Analysis, Studies in Comparative International Development, Geopolitics and in a Handbook of Methodology (2007, Sage Publications).

He received a Ph.D. degree in political science and an M.A. degree in economics from the University of California, Berkeley (2006).

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