Professor | University of St. Gallen
Roland is Professor of Economics at the University of St. Gallen and Research Fellow at CEPR, CESifo and OxCarre. His research areas are development economics and political economics, with a focus on economic, political and social effects of ethnic divisions, natural resources, and foreign aid. He published in journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, the Journal of Development Economics, the Journal of Public Economics, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences; and covered by media outlets such as BBC, the Economist, the Guardian, Le Monde, and the Washington Post.
(Last updated January 2020)