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Chris Blattman is the Ramalee E. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies at The University of Chicago, in the Harris School of Public Policy. He uses field work and statistics to study poverty, political engagement, the causes and consequences of violence, and policy in developing countries.


Institution / Affiliation : University of Chicago
Previous Partner Organizations: The World Bank, UNICEF, UNHCR, UNDP, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister, NUSAF project, Government of Liberia, Peacebuilding Office, AVSI Uganda, Global Communities (formerly CHF International), Action On Armed Violence (formerly Landmine Action), Justice and Peace Commission, Liberia, Columbia University
Geographical Region: Africa
Methodology: Experimental Design, Field Experiments, Survey Methodology
Policy: Conflict and Violence, Corruption, Development, Ethnic Politics