[Publications]   [Under Review]   [Working Papers]   [Pre-PhD]


Defunding Dissent

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

Measuring the Economic Effect of Alien Tort Statute Liability

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 32(4) (2016): 794–815.
with David K. Hausman

The Geography of Repression in Africa

Forthcoming, Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Africa’s Unfulfilled Promise and the Path to the Future

Accepted, Yale University Press
with David D Laitin

  • Book Manuscript

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

Conditionally Accepted, Quarterly Journal of Political Science.
with Francisco Garfias

Under Review

Concession Stands:
How Mining Investments Incite Protest in Africa

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

with Simon Ejdemyr

Strategic Violence during Democratization: Evidence from Myanmar

with Mai Nguyen and Renard Sexton

Working Papers

Healthcare Delivery during Crises:
Experimental Evidence from Sierra Leone’s Ebola Outbreak

with Oeindrila Dube, Johannes Haushofer, Bilal Siddiqi, and Maarten Voors

Legible Institutions and Land Demand:
The Effect of Property Rights Systems on Investment in Liberia

with Alex Hartman and Cyrus Samii.

Survival Strategies:
How African Leaders Use Windfalls to Maintain Power


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

with Erik Wibbels