Publications

. Concession Stands: How Mining Investments Incite Protest in Africa. Accepted, International Organization, 2018.

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. African States Since Independence. Book manuscript. Accepted, Yale University Press, 2018.

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. Do Elections Improve Constituency Responsiveness? Evidence from U.S. Cities. Conditionally Accepted, Political Science Research and Methods, 2018.

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. Can You Hear Me Now? How Communication Technology Affects Protest and Repression. Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 2018.

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. The Geography of Repression in Africa. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2017.

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. Measuring the Economic Effect of Alien Tort Statute Liability. Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2016.

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. Defunding Dissent. Journal of Democracy, 2013.

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. Labor Standards, Labor Endowments, and the Evolution of Inequality. International Studies Quarterly, 2013.

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Working Papers

. Strategic Violence during Democratization: Evidence from Myanmar. R & R, 2018.

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. Property Rights, Investment, and Land Grabs: An Institutional Natural Experiment in Liberia. Working Paper, 2018.

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. Healthcare Delivery during Crises: Experimental Evidence from Sierra Leone's Ebola Outbreak. Working Paper, 2018.

. Autocrats' Survival Strategies. Working Paper, 2018.

Teaching

UCLA Master’s of Public Policy, 2017-18:

Improving Designs in the Social Sciences (IDSS) is a working group at UCLA designed to help faculty and graduate students develop research projects in which they make credible causal inferences.

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