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Christopher Cotton

   Jarislowsky-Deutsch Chair in 
   Economic and Financial Policy
   and Associate Professor
   Queen's University at Kingston
   PhD, Cornell University 2008 

   Primary research interests: Game theory and experiments applied to
   public economics, political economy, and organizational economics

recent publications:

Donor coordination in project funding: Evidence from a threshold public goods experiment with Luca Corazzini and Paola Valbonesi, JPubE

Grading standards and education quality, with Ralph Boleslavsky in AEJ: Micro

Information and extremism in elections, with Ralph Boleslavsky in AEJ: Micro

Profiling, screening and criminal recruitment with Cheng Li forthcoming in JPET


popular press:

My article in the Monkey Cage at the Washington Post on political campaigns and elections

Our article in VoxEU on grade inflation

QuartzFiveThirtyEight, and The Chronicle of Higher Education feature my research on affirmative action

Our article in VoxEU on gender differences in competition

Forbes and Huffington Post feature my research on gender differences 

US News & World Report features my research on military bluffs

My article in The New York Times on campaign finance reform