‡ Accepted

Determinants and Consequences of
Investments in Primary Commodities

Measuring the Economic Effect of Alien Tort Statute Liability
Journal of law, Economics, and Organization 32(4) (2016): 794–815.
with David K. Hausman

Concession Stands: How Foreign Investment in Mining Incites Protest in Africa

Survival Strategies: How African Leaders Use Windfalls to Maintain Power

Legible Institutions and Land Demand:
The Effect of Property Rights Systems on Investment in Liberia
with Alex Hartman and Cyrus Samii.

Strategic Violence during Democratization: Evidence from Myanmar
with Mai Nguyen and Renard Sexton

  • Under Review

Protest and Repression

The Geography of Repression in Africa
Accepted, Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Defunding Dissent
Journal of Democracy 24(2) (2013): 77–91.
with Jeremy M Weinstein

Can You Hear Me Now?
How Communication Technology Affects Protest & Repression

with Francisco Garfias

  • R & R


Do Elections Improve Constituency Responsiveness?
Evidence from U.S. Cities

with Simon Ejdemyr

  • Under Review


Labor Standards, Labor Endowments, and the Evolution of Inequality
International Studies Quarterly, 57(3) (2013): 362–379.
with Erik Wibbels