Jonah M. Rexer is a Postdoctoral Associate with the Empirical Studies of Conflict Project at Princeton University, and a Lecturer in the Department of Politics. He is an applied microeconomist studying conflict, corruption, and global markets -- real and financial, legal and illicit -- with a focus on resource-rich developing economies. He also studies housing and land use policy in rapidly urbanizing countries.
He has previously worked as a consultant for the Ministry of Finance and the World Bank in Myanmar, and as a researcher for BRAC in Uganda. In addition, he has conducted extensive field research in southern Nigeria. He holds a PhD in Applied Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, an MPA/ID from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a BA in International Relations from Stanford University.