Research

Publications

“Polarizing Information and Support for Reform,” (2021) Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 185, with Mazen Hassan, Sarah Mansour and Rebecca B. Morton. LinkData.

“Through Their Own Eyes: The Implications of COVID-19 for PhD Students,” (2020) Journal of Experimental Political Science, with Aida Gureghian, Cristel Jusino Diaz and Abby Williams. Link. Replication File.

“Does Political Affirmative Action Work, and for Whom? Theory and Evidence on India’s Scheduled Areas,” (2020) American Political Science Review, 114 (4): 1230-1246, with Saad Gulzar and Benjamin Pasquale. Link. Pre-print. Appendix. Replication File.

“If They Endorse It, I Can’t Trust It: How Out-Group Leader Endorsements Undercut Public Support for Civil War Peace Settlements,” (2020) American Journal of Political Science, 64 (4): 982-1000, with Prabin Khadka. Link. Pre-print. Replication File

“Negative Campaigns, Interpersonal Trust, and Prosocial Behavior: The Mediating Effect of Democratic Experience,” (2020) Electoral Studies, 63, with Mazen Hassan and Rebecca B. Morton. Link.

“Saying versus doing: a new donation method for measuring ideal points” (2018) Public Choice, 176: 79-106, with Rebecca B. Morton. Link.

Working Papers (Drafts available upon request)

“Increasing Women’s Access to Justice in Weak States: Experimental Evidence from Somalia,” with Prabin Khadka.

“Majoritarian Bargaining over Budgetary Divisions and Policy,” with Andrzej Baranski and Rebecca B. Morton.

“Does Alleged Corruption Signal Competence in Politics? Experimental Evidence from India,” with Pavan Mamidi, Tirtha Patel, and Shardul Vaidya.

“If I Can’t Patrol, You’re Not Safe: Peacekeeper Mobility and Insurgent Violence Against Civilians,” with Prabin Khadka.

“Organizational Identity and Positionality in Randomized Control Trials: Considerations and Advice for Collaborative Research Teams,” with Katherine Haenschen, Tanu Kumar, Costas Panagopoulos, Kyle Peyton, Nico Ravanilla, and Michael Sierra-Arévalo. Revise and Resubmit, PS: Political Science & Politics.

Manuscripts in Progress

“Extremist Militant Groups and the Provision of Justice: Experimental Evidence from South Central Somalia,” with Prabin Khadka.

“My History or Our History? Historical Revisionism and Entitlement to Lead”, with Emmy Lindstam.

“Investigating Bandwagon Voting with Sequential Voting”, with Rebecca B. Morton and Lionel Page.

“Improving the Donation Preference Elicitation Method, and Investigating Why It Produces Differences in Ideal Point Estimates.”

“Self- and Virtue-Signaling in an Age of Polarization.”

Works in Progress

“Nonviolent Communication, Notions of Masculinity, and Violent Extremism: Evidence from Three Countries.”

“Assimilation Policies and Integration Outcomes in Danish Vulnerable Neighbourhoods,” with Mathilde Emeriau, Vasiliki Fouka, and Emmy Lindstam.

“Militant Courts or Police Posts? RCT Evidence on Women, Women Police, and Forum Shopping in Somali IDP Camps,” with Prabin Khadka.

“Do Actions Speak Louder than Words?” with Rajeshwari Majumdar.