Published & Forthcoming Articles

"Leadership and Social Movements: The Forty-Eighters in the Civil War" (with Stephan Heblich)
( American Economic Review , accepted) [ paper ] [ NBER wp 24656] [ Anderson Review] [ Vox-CEPR]
Elite Identity, Political Accountability and Institutions: A Tale of 10 Islands (with Jean-Paul Carvalho)
( Economic Journal, forthcoming )
[ Paper ] [ Data&Code ] [ NBER wp 22777] [ Anderson Review]
"ivmediate: Causal mediation analysis in instrumental variables regressions" (with Andreas Ferrara and Stephan Heblich)
( Stata Journal vol. 20, issue 3, September 2020 )
[ paper ] [ Code ]
"Outside Options, Coercion, and Wages: Removing the Sugar Coating" (with Avner Greif and Dan Trefler)
( Economic Journal vol. 130, issue 630, August 2020, Pages 1678-1714)
[ Paper ] [ Data&Code ] [ NBER wp 20958] [ A Fine Theorem] [ Vox-CEPR] [ Anderson Review]
"Foreign Aid and Voting in International Organizations: Evidence from the IWC"
( Journal of Public Economics vol. 132, December 2015, p.1-12)
[ Paper] [ Data] [ Foreign Policy Magazine] [ Slate]
"Forced Coexistence and Economic Development: Evidence from Native American Reservations"
( Econometrica vol. 82 issue 6, November 2014, p.2131-2165)
[ Paper] [ Appendix ] [ Data&Code ] [ A Fine Theorem]
"Essays in International Political Economy"
( Journal of Economic History vol. 73, issue 2, June 2013, Dissertation Summary)    
"Groseclose and Snyder in Finite Legislatures"
( Journal of Theoretical Politics vol. 24 issue 2 April 2012. p. 265-273)     [ Paper]

Working Papers

"The Effect of Trade on Workers and Voters" (with Robert Gold, Stephan Heblich, and Rodrigo Pinto)
[ paper ] (conditionally accepted: Economic Journal)
[ NBER wp 23209] [ Vox-CEPR] [ Washington Post] [ Welt am Sonntag] [ Brian Lehrer Show]
"Political Parties Do Matter in U.S. Cities ... For Their Unfunded Pensions"
[ paper ] (revision resubmitted: AEJ Policy ) [ NBER wp 25601] [ Anderson Review]
"Do Private Prisons Affect Criminal Sentencing?" (with Mikhail Poyker)
[ paper ] [ NBER wp 25715] [ Anderson Review] [ Vox-CEPR] [ NPR] [ FAZ am Sonntag ]
"How Common are Judicial Electoral Cycles in Criminal Sentencing?" (with Mikhail Poyker)
[ paper ] [ NBER wp 25716] [ The Economist ] [ Vox-CEPR] [ Anderson Review]
"Property Rights without Transfer Rights: A Study of Indian Land Allotments" (with Dustin Frye and Bryan Leonard)
[ paper ] [ NBER wp 27479] [ Anderson Review] [ Vox-CEPR] [ How the World Works Podcast]
"Mediation Analysis in IV Settings With a Single Instrument" (with Robert Gold, Stephan Heblich, Rodrigo Pinto)
[ paper ]
"O Captain! My Captain! Leadership and Team Cohesion in the Union Army" (with Andreas Ferrara)
[ paper ]
"The Effect of Land Allotment on Native American Households During the Assimilation Era" (with Dustin Frye)
[ paper ]

Work in Progress

"Does Increased Union Power Cause Pension Under-Funding in the Public Sector?" (with Zach Sauers)
[ Extended Abstract ]
"Shocking Debt Illusion: Actuarial Pension Plan Adjustments and House Price Capitalization" (with Zach Sauers)
[ Extended Abstract ]
"The Educated American in the Age of Mass Migration: School Decentralization and Preference Heterogeneity" (with Sebastian Ottinger)
[ Abstract ]
"Uniform Commercial Code and Economic Development: Evidence from Native American Reservations" (with Donna Feir, Bryan Leonard, and Mark Roark)
[ Abstract ]
"Culturally Appropriate Institutions: Commercial Codes on Native American Reservations" (with Donna Feir, Bryan Leonard, and Mark Roark)
[ Abstract ] ( being prepared for AER P&P)
"Native Americans in the Historical Census: New Data and Applications" (with Dustin Frye)
[ Extended Abstract ]
"Managing the Empire" (with Florian Hoffman and Guo Xu)
[ Extended Abstract ]

Non-Refereed Publications

"Globalization and its (Dis-)Content: Trade Shocks and Voting Behavior" (with Robert Gold and Stephan Heblich)
[ NBER wp 21812] [ Vox-CEPR]
"Rule-of-Law and Human Capital Institutions" in `Nurturing Institutions for a Resilient Caribbean', Interamerican Development Bank, 2018 [ Snapshot]
"Colonial History and Institutions in the Caribbean" in `Nurturing Institutions for a Resilient Caribbean', Interamerican Development Bank, 2018 [ Snapshot]


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