Research

      ‡ 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 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.

Reluctant Reformers: How Myanmar’s Military Attempts
to Retain Resource Rents amid Democratization

with Mai Nguyen and Renard Sexton


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

  • Under Review

Accountability

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

with Simon Ejdemyr

  • Under Review

Pre-PhD

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