Erasmus Kersting

Assistant Professor of Economics at Villanova University



Mike Tierney is the George and Mary Hylton Professor of Government and International Relations at the College of William & Mary, and co-directs the Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations. His interests include international organizations, international relations theory, political economy of development and institutions, and foreign aid.


Erasmus Kersting is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Villanova University. He received his PhD in Economics from Texas A&M University in 2009. His research interests include studying macroeconomic fluctuations, as well as potential drivers of economic and societal development such as firm-level innovation and development aid. His articles have been published in journals such as Review of International Economics, Economic Inquiry, and Review of Economic Dynamics. He is work includes a recent article in the European Economic Review examining the impact of aid on democracy, coauthored with Christopher Kilby.



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