Trey Billing is a PhD candidate focusing on the political economy of development. His work is forthcoming in the Journal of Conflict Resolution and Political Research Quarterly and is working on a dissertation project that explores the how politics influences the demand for foreign aid projects in Africa. 

Areas of Interest

  • Political economy of development; distributive politics; foreign aid; Sub-Saharan Africa; spatial analysis
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  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Economics (University of Dayton)
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Government and Politics (University of Maryland - College Park)

Research Topics

  • Methodology
  • Comparative Politics
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