Scholars / UChicago Scholar
Raul Sanchez de la Sierra
Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy
Raul Sanchez de la Sierra’s research focus areas include development economics, political economy, and conflict. He conducts most of his research in areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where the central state is especially weak. There, he looks at the organization of society, the economics and psychology of armed groups, the emergence of state functions, and the economics of organized corruption working closely with these actors, while also gathering detailed data for statistical analysis....