"Research Proximity and Productivity: Long-Term Evidence From Agriculture"with Shawn Kantor
revise and resubmit, Journal of Political Economy

"Hierarchical Accountability in Government: Theory and Evidence"with Razvan Vlaicu
forthcoming, Journal of Public Economics

"Are Program Participants Good Evaluators?"
with Jeffrey Smith and Nathaniel T. Wilcox

"Knowledge Spillovers from Research Universities: Evidence from Endowment Value Shocks"with Shawn Kantor
Review of Economics and Statistics, March 2014, 96(1): 171-188.

"Spending Wisely? How Resources Affect Knowledge Production in Universities"
with Justin Hicks
Economic Inquiry, January 2014, 52(1): 35–55.

"Elected Versus Appointed Policymakers: Evidence from City Treasurers"
Journal of Law and Economics, 2013, 56(1): 39-81.
Media: The Economist   Governing   NBER Digest

"Green Infrastructure: The Effects of Urban Rail Transit on Air Quality"
with Yihsu Chen
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, February 2012, 4(1): 58–97. Supplemental Appendix

"Do Housing Bubbles Generate Fiscal Bubbles? Evidence From California Cities" with Razvan Vlaicu
Public Choice, October 2011, 149(1-2): 89-108.

"Education and Labor Market Risk: Understanding the Role of Data Cleaning"
Economics of Education Review, June 2011, 30(3): 528-545.