Macartan Humphreys is new WZB-Fellow

Macartan Humphreys, professor of political science and director of the Center for the Study of Development Strategies at Columbia University (New York), is new WZB-Fellow. His research combines experimental approaches, survey research and formal theory to study the political economy of development, governance, and conflict processes. In a current field experiment he conducts research on housing discrimination in New York and the effects of interventions to reduce it. At the WZB, he will closely cooperate with the researchers of the economic research area "Market and Choice".