Research

Publications:


· “Dynamic Natural Monopoly Regulation: Time Inconsistency, Moral Hazard, and Political Environments” (with Ali Yurukoglu) Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 126 (1) pp. 263-312

- Supplementary material for “Dynamic Natural Monopoly Regulation”


· “Infrastructure Investment and Regulation: Evidence from the U.S. Electricity Distribution Sector” (with Ali Yurukoglu) 2017. Microeconomic Insights


· “Do Judges’ Characteristics Matter? Ethnicity, Gender, and Partisanship in Texas State Trial Courts ” (with Bernardo Silveira and James Snyder) American Law and Economics Review, 2016, 18 (2), pp. 302-357


· “Media Influence on Courts: Evidence from Civil Case Adjudication”, American Law and Economics Review, 2015, 17(1), pp.87-126


· “Is More Information Always Better? Party Cues and Candidate Quality in U.S. Judicial Elections” (with James Snyder) Journal of Public Economics 2015, Vol 128, pp.107-123

- Supplementary material for “Is More Information Always Better? Party Cues and Candidate Quality in U.S. Judicial Elections”

· “The Judge, the Politician, and the Press: Newspaper Coverage and Criminal Sentencing across Electoral Systems” (with James Snyder and David Stromberg), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 2015, 7 (4), pp.103-135

- Supplementary material for “The Judge, The Politician, and the Press”

Featured in the American Economic Association Research Highlights: https://www.aeaweb.org/research/how-do-politicians-respond.php


· “Preferences and Incentives of Appointed and Elected Public Officials”, American Economic Review, 2013, 103 (4), pp.1360-1397

- Supplementary material for “Preferences and Incentives of Appointed and Elected Public Officials”

Working Papers:


· “The Political Economy of Medicaid: Ideology, Eligibility, and the Consequences of Cost-Saving Measures” (with Jee Hun Choi)


· “What is Behind the Size Effect? The Role of Large Hospitals in the Medicaid DSH Program”, (with Jee Hun Choi)

- Supplementary material for “What is Behind the Size Effect? The Role of Large Hospitals in the Medicaid DSH Program”


· “U.S. Electric Utilities and Deregulation: Trends, States' Choice, and Political Environments