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Matthew Ribar

Matthew Ribar

Department of Political Science
Graduation Year: 
2024

Matthew Ribar is a graduate student in the Department of Political Science. Prior to Stanford, he worked at Mathematica Policy Research as an impact evaluator, mostly for the Millennium Challenge Corporation. He worked on projects ranging from a land tenure and irrigation intervention in Senegal, electrical infrastructure improvements in Benin, and water access improvements in Cabo Verde. At Stanford, he studies the political economy of development and violence. 

Research Interest(s): 
Political Economy, Development, Foreign Aid, Violent Conflict
Countries of Study: 
Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic (CAR), Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Morocco, Republic of the Congo