Research

Publications

“Polarizing Information and Support for Reform,” forthcoming at the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, with Mazen Hassan, Sarah Mansour and Rebecca B. Morton. LinkData.

“Through Their Own Eyes: The Implications of COVID-19 for PhD Students,” forthcoming at the 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

“The Limits of Norm Change in Weak States: Experimental Evidence from Somalia,” with Prabin Khadka. Link. Pre-analysis plan.

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

Manuscripts in Progress and Pre-Analysis Plans

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

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

“Improving the Donation Preference Elicitation Method, and Investigating Why It Produces Differences in Ideal Point Estimates,” with Rebecca B. Morton. Pre-analysis plan.

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

Works in Progress

“Locked Out of Power: Historical Exclusion and the Decision to Run for Office”, with Emmy Lindstam

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