Oliver Vanden Eynde

Oliver Vanden Eynde is an Assistant Professor at the Paris School of Economics. He joined the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University as a visiting research scholar in 2013-2014. Oliver’s research focuses on civil conflict, crime, and the role of the military in developing countries. He has worked on the human capital effects of military recruitment in colonial India, the design of civil-military institutions, and the targeting strategies of insurgents in India’s Maoist conflict. Current research projects explore the relationship between political change and crime reduction in India, the impact of infrastructure development in conflict zones, and the public finance of conflict. Oliver obtained his PhD at the London School of Economics in 2012, and his BA from the KULeuven (Belgium).