Thorsten Rogall

Assistant Professor
phone 604 822 6318
location_on Iona Building 168
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About

My main research and teaching interests are in political economy of development with a special focus on conflict. I have extensively worked on understanding how the political Hutu elites orchestrated the Rwandan Genocide.

I obtained my PhD from the IIES at Stockholm University, Sweden.


Research

Research on the Rwandan Genocide

— The Preparation

Preparing for Genocide: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Rwanda. (with Evelina Bonnier, Jonas Poulsen and Miri Stryjan)

Journal of Development Economics 147 (2020): 102533 ▪ Online Appendix                                                                                         

— The Execution

Mobilizing the Masses for Genocide.

▪ Accepted at the American Economic Review   ▪ Online Appendix

— The Aftermath

Yes They Can: Genocide, Political Participation, and Female Empowerment. (with Tatiana Zarate-Barrera)

Other Working Papers

Rainfall Inequality, Political Power, and Ethnic Conflict in Africa. (with Andrea Guariso)

Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing: Community Meetings and Voter Control in Non-Democracies.

Death by Capitalism: Quantifying ‘Social Murder’ Using Cross-Country Data on COVID-19 Fatalities. (with Mukesh Eswaran)

Work-in-Progress

Organized Violence and Voting.

 


Thorsten Rogall

Assistant Professor
phone 604 822 6318
location_on Iona Building 168
file_download Download CV

My main research and teaching interests are in political economy of development with a special focus on conflict. I have extensively worked on understanding how the political Hutu elites orchestrated the Rwandan Genocide.

I obtained my PhD from the IIES at Stockholm University, Sweden.

Research on the Rwandan Genocide

--- The Preparation

Preparing for Genocide: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Rwanda. (with Evelina Bonnier, Jonas Poulsen and Miri Stryjan)

Journal of Development Economics 147 (2020): 102533 ▪ Online Appendix                                                                                         

--- The Execution

Mobilizing the Masses for Genocide.

▪ Accepted at the American Economic Review   ▪ Online Appendix

--- The Aftermath

Yes They Can: Genocide, Political Participation, and Female Empowerment. (with Tatiana Zarate-Barrera)

Other Working Papers

Rainfall Inequality, Political Power, and Ethnic Conflict in Africa. (with Andrea Guariso)

Wolves in Sheep's Clothing: Community Meetings and Voter Control in Non-Democracies.

Death by Capitalism: Quantifying ‘Social Murder’ Using Cross-Country Data on COVID-19 Fatalities. (with Mukesh Eswaran)

Work-in-Progress

Organized Violence and Voting.

 

Thorsten Rogall

Assistant Professor
phone 604 822 6318
location_on Iona Building 168
file_download Download CV

My main research and teaching interests are in political economy of development with a special focus on conflict. I have extensively worked on understanding how the political Hutu elites orchestrated the Rwandan Genocide.

I obtained my PhD from the IIES at Stockholm University, Sweden.

Research on the Rwandan Genocide

--- The Preparation

Preparing for Genocide: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Rwanda. (with Evelina Bonnier, Jonas Poulsen and Miri Stryjan)

Journal of Development Economics 147 (2020): 102533 ▪ Online Appendix                                                                                         

--- The Execution

Mobilizing the Masses for Genocide.

▪ Accepted at the American Economic Review   ▪ Online Appendix

--- The Aftermath

Yes They Can: Genocide, Political Participation, and Female Empowerment. (with Tatiana Zarate-Barrera)

Other Working Papers

Rainfall Inequality, Political Power, and Ethnic Conflict in Africa. (with Andrea Guariso)

Wolves in Sheep's Clothing: Community Meetings and Voter Control in Non-Democracies.

Death by Capitalism: Quantifying ‘Social Murder’ Using Cross-Country Data on COVID-19 Fatalities. (with Mukesh Eswaran)

Work-in-Progress

Organized Violence and Voting.