Political Economy

On Dynamic Compromise (with Zaki Zahran), Games and Economic Behavior, 2012, 76, 391-419

Mandatory versus Discretionary Spending: The Status Quo Effect (with Ying Chen and Hulya Eraslan), American Economic Review, 2014, 104 (10), 2941-2974 (Online Appendix)

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The Voter's Blunt Tool (with Cecilia Mo), Journal of Theoretical Politics, 2016, 28 (4) 655-677

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Efficiency of Flexible Budgetary Institutions (with Ying Chen, Hulya Eraslan and Jan Zapal), Journal of Economic Theory, 2017, 167, 148-176

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Policy Experimentation in Committees: a Case Against Veto Rights Under Redistributive Constraints (with Vincent Anesi),  AEJ: Microeconomics, 2021, 13(3), 124-62

Collective Denial, (with Vincent Anesi), in progress.

Microeconomic Theory

Rules With Discretion and Local Information (with David Kreps and Andrzej Skrzypacz), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2013, 128 (3), 1273-1320 (Online Appendix)

Durable Coalitions and Communication: Public versus Private Negotiations (with David Baron and Salvatore Nunnari), Journal of Public Economics, 2017, 156, 1-13 (Online Appendix)

Dynamic Coalitions (with David Baron)

Collective Choice in Dynamic Public Good Provision (with George Georgiadis and Nicolas Lambert)  AEJ: Microeconomics, 2019, 11(1), 243-98 

Personal Power Dynamics in Bargaining, (with Ilwoo Hwang and Stefan Krasa), The Journal of Economic Theory, 2022, 205 (October)

Learning from Shared News: when Abundant Information Leads to Belief Polarization, (with Danil Dmitriev and Simone Galperti), The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2023, 138 (2) 955-1000. 

Dynamics of Risky Agreements, (with Malte Lammert and Aleksandr Levkun), in progress. 

International Trade

Legislated protection and the WTO, International Economic Review, 2015, 56 (4), 1389-1384

The Domestic Political-Economy of the WTO Crisis: Lessons for Preserving Multilateralism, (with Lawrence Broz), Global Perspectives, Special Collection, "The Future of Multilateralism", 2022,  3 (1): 55655

A Theory of Trade Policy Transitions, (with Lawrence Broz and Peter Rosendorff) 

The World Trade Organization and U.S. Domestic Politics, (with Lawrence Broz, Marc Muendler and Mingpu Xiao), in progress 

Older Projects

Social Public Goods (with Nicolas Lambert)

Constructive Ambiguity, (with David Kreps and Andrzej Skrzypacz) 

Why Multilateralism? The role of the periphery in optimal trade agreements (with Peter Rosendorff) 

Reform Fatigue (with Jackie M. L. Chan, Oendrila Dube and Nicolas Lambert)

Forbearance in Optimal Multilateral Trade Agreements 


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