Professor of Economics, University of St. Gallen; Director, SIAW-HSG; CEPR Research Fellow
Roland Hodler Professor of Economics at the University of St.Gallen, Director of SIAW-HSG, Research Fellow at CEPR and CESifo, and External Research Associate at OxCarre. His main areas of interest are development economics and political economics. Among others, he is interested in the effects of natural resources, foreign aid and ethnic divisions on economic performance, favoritism, corruption, and conflict. His research has been published in journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the European Economic Review, the Journal of Development Economics, and the Journal of Public Economics.
Recent work by Roland Hodler
A new index of ethnic stratification reveals that ethnic differences matter for conflict if, and only if, they coincide with economic differences
China’s ‘on demand’ approach to foreign assistance may be motivated by good intentions, but it increases the risk of political misuse of aid