Research

 

Publications

2013. “Cross-Border Spillover: U.S. Gun Laws and Violence in Mexico.” (with Arindrajit Dube and Oeindrila Dube) American Political Science Review 107 (3): 397–417 [lead article]. [Online Appendix] [Replication Archive]

Media coverage: NPR interview, The Washington Post, Slate, TIMEThe New Republic, Animal Político, Nexos, El Universal.

2015. “Partisan Losers’ Effects: Perceptions of Electoral Integrity in Mexico.” (with Francisco Cantú) Electoral Studies 39: 1–14. [Online Appendix]

2016. “From Maize to Haze: Agricultural Shocks and the Growth of the Mexican Drug Sector.” (with Oeindrila Dube and Kevin Thom)  Journal of the European Economic Association 14 (5): 1181–224. [Appendix]  [Replication Archive]


Working Papers

“Critical Junctures: Independence Movements and Democracy in Africa.” (with Leonard Wantchekon) R&R at the American Journal of Political Science. [Online Appendix]

“Why Ethnic Subaltern-Led Parties Crowd Out Armed Organizations. (with Kanchan Chandra)
R&R at World Politics.

“How Political Repression Shapes Attitudes Toward the State.” (with Benjamin Pasquale) R&R at the Journal of Peace Research.

“Women’s Political Participation After Civil War: Evidence from Peru.”

“Are Voters too Afraid to Tackle Corruption? Survey and Experimental Evidence from Mexico.” (with Leonard Wantchekon and Thomas Zeitzoff)


Work in Progress

“The Persistence of Mafias.” (with Ryan Hübert)

“Anger and Support for Vigilante Justice in Mexico’s Drug War.” (with Lauren Young and Thomas Zeitzoff)

“The Long-Term Effects of Colonial Repression on Political Attitudes: Evidence from Madagascar.” (with Leonard Wantchekon)