Benjamin Mazzotta

Research Interests

Risk management at multilateral organizations
Political economy of development
Value creation economics
Cyber risk management
Maritime infrastructure
IT infrastructure

Fields of Study

International Political Economy, Development Economics, International Monetary Theory and Policy

PhD Dissertation (working title)

Weather Risk and the World Food Program

Master's Thesis

Revealed Preferences in United States Bilateral Aid, 1960-2000
Adviser Matthew E. Kahn


Complex Systems Summer School, Santa Fe Institute, 2007
MALD, The Fletcher School, 2005
BA, Yale University, 1998

Awards and Fellowships

Maritime Studies Research Fellow, Fletcher School, 2008
Provost Fellow, Tufts University 2006-7
Robert B. Stewart Prize, Fletcher School, 2004

Teaching Assistantships

PS-61 Introduction to International Relations, Professor Kerry Chase
PS-176 Foreign Economic Policy of the United States, Professor Kerry Chase
EIBE-213 Econometrics, Professor Julie Schaffner
EIBE-245 Managing Economic Reform in Low Income Countries, Professor Kwesi Botchwey
GMAP P-202 International Politics, Professor Anna Seleny
GMAP E-220 International Trade and Investment, Professor Carsten Kowalczyk


Development Economics Faculty Search Committee 2008
Founder, Fletcher PhD Journal Club 2008
Director, Fletcher Graduate Writing Program 2007-08
Co-chair, Fletcher Doctoral Conference 2007
Library Director Search Committee 2006
Coordinator, Fletcher PhD Forum 2006
Student Council 2005
Library and IT Committee 2004