Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\Users\fujiwara\Downloads\photo.JPGThomas Fujiwara
Assistant Professor of Economics

Princeton University

Department of Economics
Princeton University

357 Wallace Hall
Princeton, NJ 08544

Phone: (609) 258-6993
E-mail: fujiwara "at"


Curriculum Vitae


The Runner-Up Effect, with Santosh Anagol. Forthcoming, Journal of Political Economy.


Voting Technology, Political Responsiveness, and Infant Health: Evidence from Brazil. Econometrica, 2015, 83(2): 423-464. [Appendix]

-  Media: The Economist, Vox, Chris Blattman, Why Nations Fail, Atlanta Black Star.


Can Informed Public Deliberation Overcome Clientelism? Experimental Evidence from Benin, with Leonard Wantchekon. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013, 5(4): 241-255. [Appendix]

-  Media: The Economist.


A Regression Discontinuity Test of Strategic Voting and Duverger's Law. Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 2011, 6: 197-233.


Working Papers

Habit Formation in Voting: Evidence from Rainy Elections, with Kyle Meng and Tom Vogl. Revise and resubmit, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics.

-  Media: NBER Digest, Boston Globe.


Competition Builds Trust, with Patrick Francois and Tanguy van Ypersele.