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Patrick Hunnicutt

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PhD Student

Bren Hall 3011

phunnicutt@bren.ucsb.edu

Education
BA, Environmental Science and Policy, Duke University

Bio
Patrick studies the political economy of basic service provision and natural resource management in countries emerging from civil conflict. His job market paper uses panel data, collected over six months following fieldwork in Liberia, to assess the impact of basic service shortages on protest. In his other dissertation projects, Patrick studies the effect of United Nations peacekeepers on basic service provision in Mali and foreign direct investment in resource concessions in Liberia.

Year Admitted
2016

Research Areas
Public service provision and natural resource management in conflict-affected settings; UN peacekeeping; statebuilding; citizen-monitoring and natural resource management; field experiments.

Faculty Advisor
Mark Buntaine