Research

Publications

"Information Provision, Voter Coordination, and Electoral Accountability: Evidence from Mexican Social Networks" (with Eric Arias, Horacio Larreguy, John Marshall, and Pablo Querubín). American Political Science Review, 113(2), May 2019: 475-498. [Journal] [PDF]



Working Papers

Informal Institutions and State Capacity

"Property Rights and Social Dependence: How Informal Institutions Shape Land Formalization in Weak States" [Job Market Paper]

(with Augustin Bergeron, Gabriel Tourek, and Jonathan Weigel) [Working Paper]


"Local Elites as State Capacity: How City Chiefs Use Local Information to Increase Tax Compliance in the D.R. Congo"

(with Augustin Bergeron, Gabriel Tourek, and Jonathan Weigel) [Working Paper] Under review


"Fiscal Contracts? : A Six-Country Randomized Experiment on Transaction Costs, Public Services, and Taxation In Developing Countries"

(with Ana de la O, Donald Green, and 23 other coauthors) [Working Paper]


Family and Politics

"The Political Behavior of Family Firms: Evidence from Brazil"

(with Juan Dodyk and Ignacio Puente) [Working Paper]

"Family Ties Help Firms Overcome Adverse Campaign Finance Regulation"

(with Juan Dodyk and Ignacio Puente) [Working Paper]


Ongoing Projects

"Social Networks Moderate Policy Coercion"

(with Mauricio Fernández-Duque and Horacio Larreguy)


"Ethnic Diversity and Cooperation after Natural Disasters: Evidence from Hurricane Harvey"

(with Pablo Pinto and Agustín Vallejo)