Jennifer Richmond

Jennifer Richmond is a Research Assistant at the University of Maryland – College Park. She formerly worked on research related to natural resources, energy, and climate at the Center for Global Development. Prior to joining CGD, she worked as a consultant with Oil Change International on greening foreign aid for energy projects and collecting data on international oil and gas shipments. She holds an MA degree in Global Environmental Policy from American University and a BS in Political Science from Shepherd University. For her graduate capstone project, she collaborated with the World Resources Institute to establish a best practices guide of corporate social responsibility for multinational energy companies.

Content by Jennifer Richmond
  • Blog post

    Can poll results sway elite opinion on Tanzania's resource boom?

    Even the most ardent defenders of democracy sometimes worry that populist pressure may lead to short-sighted (or populist) economic policy choices – especially in a low-income country in the midst of a resource boom. This is the third post in a three-part blog series on political transparency of natural resource management. Get caught up on the series with part I...

    30 Aug 2016 | Justin Sandefur, Jennifer Richmond