Research

Working Papers

  • Crime and political effects of a concealed carry ban in Brazil

Presentations: University of Illinois | George Mason University | APPAM Fall conference | MPSA Annual Conference (scheduled)

[Job Market Paper. Available here]

Media: O Globo

  • Does voting technology affect clientelism and political outcomes?

Presentations: University of Illinois | The University of Toledo | Washington University in St. Louis (10th EGSC) | Polmeth 34th (poster) | APSA 113th (poster)

[Working Paper. Available here]

  • Electronic voting and Social Spending: The impact of enfranchisement on municipal public spending in Brazil (with Diloá Athias and Mauricio Bugarin)

Presentations: University of Illinois | University of Minnesota | Universidad EAFIT | Washington University in St. Louis | University of Lisbon | ANPEC

[Working paper. Available here]

  • The Impact of Political Representation on the Provision of Public Goods and Services (with Diloá Athias)

[Working paper. Available here]

Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals

  • Winners and Losers of the Ballot: A Study of the Effects of Electronic and Traditional Paper Ballot Voting Systems in Brazil (with Kelly Senters)

Latin American Politics and Society, forthcoming. [Working paper. Available here]

Works in Progress

  • Party Alignment and Intergovernmental Transfers: Evidence from the Brazilian legislative (with Diogo Baerlocher)
  • How do Re-Elected Mayors Perform? The Impact of Re-Election Incentives on Local Provision of Public Goods in Brazil (with Diloá Athias)