Joseph J. Ruggiero

Ph.D. candidate at Princeton University

About Curriculum vitae

I use formal theory and empirical methods to research international politics, conflict, and political economy. My focus is on applying game theory and structural estimation methods to study models of war. My work features dynamic models, models of strategic information transmission, and games on networks.


Preventive War and Sovereign Debt (w/ Colin Krainin, Kris Ramsay, & Bella Wang)

Conflict Management and Peace Science, 39(5):487-519, 2022.

Preprint   Supplement


Working papers

Bargaining, War, and Cooperation in the Long Run


Some for the Price of One: Vote Buying on a Network (w/ Perry Carter)


Work in progress

Economic Growth in the Shadow of Power

Nation Persuasion: Political Regimes Under Influence