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322 Bendheim Hall

School of Public and International Affairs

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ 08540

Email: jrexer@princeton.edu.

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about me

I am an applied microeconomist working in political economy and development. My research studies how firms and investors navigate conflict, corruption, and crime in volatile markets. I am also interested in the politics of international finance; the environmental and political consequences of natural resource wealth; and urbanization in emerging countries.

I am Postdoctoral Associate in the Empirical Studies of Conflict research group and Lecturer at the School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.

I hold a PhD in Applied Economics from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, and an MPA/ID from the Harvard Kennedy School. I have conducted field research in Uganda, Nigeria, and Myanmar.

I am on the 2022/23 academic job market.