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Brendan Cooley

300 Fisher Hall
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544
[email protected]

Research Interests

Political Economy of Conflict | International Trade | Military Coercion | Game Theory | Structural Estimation


Professional Experience

  • Research Assistant, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, Washington, DC
    July 2014 - July 2015

Working Papers

Works in Progress

  • Monopoly in the Jungle: Prices, Exchange, and Robbery in Predatory Economies (with Colin Krainin and Kristopher Ramsay)
  • Market Structure, Military Coercion, and the International Politics of Oil Production

Policy Papers


Research Assistance

  • Kristopher Ramsay, 2017
  • Melissa Lee, 2017
  • “Endowment Effect or Institutions: An Experimental Test of the Differential Accountability Hypothesis,” June 2016
    Accra, Ghana
    Principal Investigators: Brandon de la Cuesta, Helen Milner, Dan Nielson, Lucy Martin


Python, R