Brian Min

Brian Min is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan and Research Affiliate at the International Growth Centre. Professor Min earned his B.A. in Political Science from Cornell University, M.P.P. from Harvard University, and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

He studies the political economy of development with a major focus on energy politics, particularly as it pertains to electrification and elections.

Representative Publications

Baskaran, Thushyanthan, Brian Min, and Yogesh Uppal. “Election Cycles and Electricity Provision: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment with Indian Special Elections.” Journal of Public Economics 126 (2015): 64-73.

Wimmer, Andreas, and Brian Min. “The Location and Purpose of Wars around the World: A New Global Dataset, 1816–2001.” International Interactions 35.4 (2009): 390-417.

Wimmer, Andreas, Lars-Erik Cederman, and Brian Min. “Ethnic Politics and Armed Conflict: A Configurational Analysis of a New Global Data Set.” American Sociological Review 74.2 (2009): 316-337.

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