Guy Grossman

Guy Grossman

Associate ProfessorCenter for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS), 2019-2020 resident fellow


Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics, Room 428


Guy Grossman is an Associate Professor at the Political Science Department at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests fall under the broad category of political economy of development, with a regional focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. In his work, he uses a host of causal inference tools as well as text and social network analysis to address substantive questions regarding political behavior, economic development, and conflict processes. His work has been published in journals such as the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, International organization, British Journal of Political Science, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Before coming to UPenn, he was a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University. 

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On leave in 2019-2020
  • 2011 PhD in Political Science (Columbia University, with distinction) 
  • 2004 MA in Political Philosophy (Tel-Aviv University, Summa cum laude
  • 1999 LLB in Law (Tel-Aviv University, Magna cum laude)
Research Interests
  • Comparative politics
  • Political economy of developing countries
  • African politics
  • Political behavior
  • Causal inference
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