Research

Publications

“Pork versus Policy: Experimental Evidence on Majoritarian Bargaining with Real-World Consequences,” with Andrzej Baranski and Rebecca B. Morton. Conditionally Accepted, Journal of Politics.

“Be Explicit: Identifying and Addressing Misaligned Goals in Collaborative Research Teams,” (Forthcoming) PS: Political Science & Politics. Link. Replication File.

“Organizational Identity and Positionality in Randomized Control Trials: Considerations and Advice for Collaborative Research Teams,” (2022) PS: Political Science & Politics, with Katherine Haenschen, Tanu Kumar, Costas Panagopoulos, Kyle Peyton, Nico Ravanilla, and Michael Sierra-Arévalo. Link.

“Polarizing Information and Support for Reform,” (2021) Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 185: 883-901, 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, 1-21, 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.

  • Winner of the Lawrence Longley Award from the Representation and Electoral Systems section of APSA for the best article published in 2020.

“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: 1-14, with Mazen Hassan and Rebecca B. Morton. Link.

“Saying versus doing: a new donation method for measuring ideal points” (2018) Public Choice, 176 (1-2): 79-106, with Rebecca B. Morton. Link.

Working Papers (Drafts available upon request)

“‘My History or Our History?’ Historical Revisionism and Entitlement to Lead”, with Emmy Lindstam. Revise and Resubmit, American Political Science Review.

  • Winner of the APSA Experimental Research Section’s Best Paper Award 2022.

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

“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.

“The Timing of Communication and Retaliation in Bargaining: An Experimental Study,” with Andrzej Baranski. Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Economic Psychology.

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

Manuscripts in Progress

“Investigating Ideology and Party in India” with Rajeshwari Majumdar.

“Ideal Points Three Ways: A Validation of the Donation Method.”

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

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

“Vaccine Hesitancy in Conflict Areas,” with Laurits Aarslew and Prabin Khadka.

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.

“Bargaining Around the World,” with Andrzej Baranski.

“Evaluating the Effects of Inclusive Historical Narratives on Anti-Democratic Attitudes,” with Emmy Lindstam.

“According to Whom? A Comparison of Conflict Data Across Time and Space,” with Prabin Khadka and Clara Neupert-Wentz.

“Culture, Institutions and Cooperation: A Cross-Cultural Experimental Investigation,” with Marten Appel.

“Investigating Response Bias in Studies Linking Survey and Social Media Data,” with Marten Appel.

“Empowering Women through Inclusive History Education,” with Patrick Kraft and Emmy Lindstam.