Select Publications by CPD Faculty Affiliates
Ethnic Politics and Women’s Empowerment in Africa: Ministerial Appointments to Executive Cabinets, American Journal of Political Science 58(2): 495-510, 2014 (with Martha C. Johnson).
Capital and Opposition in Africa: Coalition Building in Multiethnic Societies, World Politics 65(2): 233-272, 2013.
Protesting and Policing in a Multiethnic Authoritarian State: Evidence from Ethiopia, Comparative Politics 45(2): 147-168, 2013.
Patronage and Political Stability in Africa, Comparative Political Studies 42(10): 1339-1362, 2009.
Party Organization and Party Proliferation in India, Party Politics (with Francesca Jensensius and Pavithra Suryanarayan), (Forthcoming).
Democratic Balance: Bureaucracy, Political Parties, and Political Representation, in Jack Nagel and Rogers M. Smith ed. Representation: Elections and Beyond, University of Pennsylvania Press (with Susan Ostermann), (Forthcoming).
Religious Practice and Democracy in India, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Dynastic Parties: Organization, Finance and Impact, Party Politics, 19(2): 277-295, 2013.
Why the Poor Vote in India: If I Don’t Vote, I am Dead to the State, Studies in Comparative International Development, 389-410, December 2012 (with Amit Ahuja).
Bribing Voters, American Journal of Political Science 51(4), October 2007.
Strengthening State Capabilities: The Role of Financial Incentives in the Call to Public Service , Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2013 (with Ernesto Dal Bo and Martin A. Rossi).
Corrupting Learning: Evidence from Missing Federal Education Funds in Brazil , Journal of Public Economics, May 2012 (with Claudio Ferraz and Diana B. Moreira).
Local Electoral Accountability and Decentralized Program Performance , Review of Economics and Statistics, December 2010 (with Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet).
Vote-buying and Reciprocity, Econometrica, 80(2): 863-882, 2012 (with Laura Schechter).
Electoral Accountability and Corruption in Local Governments: Evidence from Audit Reports , American Economic Review, 101: 1274-1311, 2011 (with Claudio Ferraz).
Governance Delegation Agreements: Shared Sovereignty as a Substitute for Limited Statehood, Governance (Forthcoming).
Simultaneous Electoral and Armed Campaigns: Why Are They Adopted and Allowed?, August 2013.
Bullets for Ballots: Examining the Effect of Electoral Participation on Conflict Recurrence, May 2013.
International Insurance: Explaining Why Militant Groups Participate in Elections, September 2012.
Reshaping Institutions: Evidence on Aid Impacts Using a Preanalysis Plan, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 127(4): 1755-1812, 2012 (with Katherine Casey and Rachel Glennerster).
Political Competition and Ethnic Identification in Africa, American Journal of Political Science, 54(2): 494-510, 2010 (with Benn Eifert and Daniel N. Posner).
Foreign and Domestic Investment in Argentina: The Politics of Privatized Infrastructure, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Policy Traps: Consumer Subsidies in Post-Crisis Argentina, Studies in Comparative International Development, 2014 (with Tomas Bril-Mascarenhas).
Can Developing Countries both Decentralize and Depoliticize Urban Water Services? Assessing the Legacy of the 1990s Reform Wave, World Development, 46: 621-641, 2014 (with Veronica Herrera).
Home Court Advantage: Investor Type and Contractual Resilience in the Argentine Water Sector, Politics & Society, 42(1): 107-132, 2014.