Arthur Blouin

Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Toronto at University of Toronto


Arthur Blouin is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Toronto. His research primarily focuses on why some regions lag behind in economic development while others thrive, with a particular focus on social and cultural factors. He has worked extensively on the Hutu-Tutsi conflict and reconciliation in Burundi and Rwanda, on the importance of relationships in the coffee industry, and on the cultural roots of agricultural technology adoption across sub-Saharan Africa. Arthur earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick.