Eric Kramon

Eric Kramon

Minerva Postdoctoral Fellow 2013-2014, CDDRL Pre-doctoral Fellow 2011-2013

Encina Hall, C139
616 Serra Street
Stanford, CA 94305-6055

Research Interests

Political economy of development and African politics; vote buying, clientelism, and violence during elections; political and institutional determinants of public goods provision, health, and welfare.

Bio

Eric Kramon received his PhD in political science from UCLA in 2013 and is a 2013-14 Minerva Postdoctoral Fellow.  He will be an assistant professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University starting in Summer 2014.  While at CDDRL, he is working on a book project on vote buying and clientelism in Africa, as well as additional projects on the impact of election observation on electoral fraud and electoral quality, ethnicity and the politics of public goods provision in Africa, and the political determinants of good governance reforms.