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Unpublished

  1. Matching Refugees to Host Country Locations Based on Preferences and Outcomes (with Kirk Bansak and Jens Hainmueller) [+]
  2. Dynamic Campaign Spending (with Edoardo Grillo, Takuo Sugaya and Eray Turkel) [+]
  3. Paths to the Frontier (with Juan Ortner) [+]
  4. Security in the Absence of a State: Traditional Authority, Livestock Trading and Maritime Piracy in Northern Somalia (with Robin Harding and Andy Harris) [+]

Published and Forthcoming

  1. Path Dependence in European Development: Medieval Politics, Conflict and State Building (with Alex Lee) accpeted at Comparative Political Studies. [Supplemental Information] [Replication] [+]
  2. A Behavioral Foundation for Audience Costs (with Edoardo Grillo) accepted at Quarterly Journal of Political Science. [+]
  3. Economic Foundations of the Territorial State System (with Alex Lee), American Journal of Political Science, Volume 62, October 2018, pp. 954-66. [Supplemental Appendix] [+]
  4. Analyzing Causal Mechanisms in Survey Experiments (with Matt Blackwell and Maya Sen), Political Analysis, Volume 26, October 2018, pp. 357-78. [Replication] [+]
  5. Deep Roots: How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics (with Matt Blackwell and Maya Sen) Princeton University Press, April 2018. [+]
  6. Sons of the Soil: A Model of Assimilation and Population Control (with David Laitin and Anna Zhang), Journal of Theoretical Politics, Volume 30, April 2018, pp. 184-223. [+]
  7. Explaining Preferences from Behavior: A Cognitive Dissonance Approach (with Matt Blackwell and Maya Sen), Journal of Politics, Volume 80, April 2018, pp. 400-411. [Online Appendix] [+]
  8. Progressive Learning (with Juan Ortner), Econometrica, Volume 85, November 2017, pp. 1965-1990. [Supplemental Appendix] [+]
  9. Sincere Voting in Large Elections (with Adam Meirowitz), Games and Economic Behavior, Volume 101, January 2017, pp. 121-131. [+]
  10. Information Aggregation Failure in a Model of Social Mobility, Games and Economic Behavior, Volume 100, November 2016, pp. 257-272. [Older version called Equilibrium False Consciousness] [+]
  11. Explaining Causal Findings without Bias: Detecting and Assessing Direct Effects (with Matt Blackwell and Maya Sen), American Political Science Review, Volume 110, August 2016, pp. 512-529. [Supplemental Information] [Replication] [DirectEffects R Package] [+]
  12. The Political Legacy of American Slavery (with Matt Blackwell and Maya Sen), Journal of Politics, Volume 78, July 2016, pp. 621-641 (lead article; winner of the Joseph L. Bernd Best JOP Paper Award for 2016). [Supplemental Information] [Replication] [+]
  13. Caste Politics, Corruption and Distribution in India (with John Roemer and Rohini Somanathan), Research in Economics, Volume 69, September 2015, pp. 336-352. [+]
  14. War with Crazy Types (with Edoardo Grillo), Political Science Research and Methods, Volume 3, May 2015, pp. 281-307. [Blog Post] [+]
  15. Multidimensional Poverty with Missing Attributes (with John Roemer), Economics Letters, Volume 130, May 2015, pp. 51-55. [+]
  16. Delays and Partial Agreements in Multi-Issue Bargaining (with Juan Ortner), Journal of Economic Theory, Volume 148, September 2013, pp. 2150-2163. [Older Version with More Results] [+]
  17. The Calculus of the Security Dilemma (with Kris Ramsay), Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Volume 8, April 2013, pp. 183-203. [+]
  18. The Maoist Insurgency in Nepal and the Political Economy of Violence, in M. Lawoti and A. Pahari (eds.), The Maoist Insurgency in Nepal: Revolution in the 21st Century, London: Routledge, 2010. [Data File] [+]