Journal Articles and Book Chapters

[1] “Economic Institutions and Autocratic Breakdown: Monetary Constraints and Fiscal Spending in Dominant-Party Regimes.” (with Cristina Bodea and Carolina Garriga) the Journal of Politics 81-2: 601-615. (Replication file)

[2] “Ethnic Inequality and the Strength of Ethnic Identities in Sub-Saharan Africa.” (with Christian Houle) Political Behavior 40-4: 909-932. (Replication file; blog post)

[3] “Central Bank Independence and Fiscal Policy: Incentives to Spend and Constraints on the Executive.” 2017. (with Cristina Bodea) British Journal of Political Science 47-1: 47-70. (Replication file; blog post)

[4] “Elections, Ethnic Parties, and Ethnic Identification in New Democracies: Evidence from the Baltic States.” 2016. (with Ryo Nakai) Studies in Comparative International Development 51: 124-146. (blog post)

[5] “Oil and Civil Conflict: Can Public Spending Have a Mitigation Effect?” (with Cristina Bodea and Raju Jan Singh). 2016. World Development 78:1-12.

[6] “Can Contentious Elections Overthrow Leaders?” 2015. In Pippa Norris, Richard Frank, and Ferran Martinetz i Coma eds. Contentious Elections: From Ballots to Barricades. New York: Routledge, pp.64-85.

Ph.D. Dissertation

The Dictator’s Dilemma at the Ballot Box: Electoral Manipulation, Economic Distribution, and Political Order in Authoritarian Regimes. Ph.D. Dissertation Submitted to the Political Science Department at Michigan State University. pp.1-315. February 2015.