Academic Articles

 Peer Reviewed Articles

  1. 2024. Modeling Theories of Women’s Underrepresentation in Elections (with Scott Ashworth and Christopher Berry). American Journal of Political Science 68(1):289-303. [Online Appendix]
  2. 2023. From Investiture to Worms: European Development and the Rise of Political Authority (with Bruce Bueno de Mesquita). Journal of Politics 85(3):867-891. [Online Appendix]
  3. 2023. Social Norms and Social Change (with Mehdi Shadmehr). Quarterly Journal of Political Science 18(3):339-363.
  4. 2023. Rebel Motivations and Repression  (with Mehdi Shadmehr). American Political Science Review 117(2):734-750. 
  5. 2020. Deterrence with Imperfect Attribution (with Sandeep Baliga and Alexander Wolitzky). American Political Science Review 114(4): 1155-1178.
  6. 2020. The Commensurability Problem: Conceptual Difficulties in Estimating the Effect of Behavior on Behavior (with Scott Tyson). American Political Science Review 114(2):375-391.
  7. 2020. Territorial Conflict over Endogenous Rents. Journal of Politics 82(1):162–181.
  8. 2018. Learning About Voter Rationality (with Scott Ashworth and Amanda Friedenberg) American Journal of Political Science 62(1):37-54. [Blog post]
  9. 2017. Unified vs. Divided Political Authority (with Scott Ashworth). Journal of Politics 79(4):1372-1385.
  10. 2017. Accountability and Information in Elections (with Scott Ashworth and Amanda Friedenberg). American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 9(2): 95-138.
  11. 2015. Political Accountability with Sequential Policymaking (with Dimitri Landa). Journal of Public Economics 132:95–108. [Online Appendix]
  12. 2015. Measuring Political Violence in Pakistan: Insights from the BFRS Dataset (with C. Christine Fair, Jenna Jordan, Rasul Bakhsh Rais, and Jacob N. Shapiro). Conflict Management and Peace Science 32(5):536–558.
  13. 2014. Is Voter Competence Good for Voters?: Information, Rationality, and Democratic Performance (with Scott Ashworth). American Political Science Review 108(3):565-587.
  14. 2013. Rebel Tactics. Journal of Political Economy 121(2):323-357.
  15. 2011. Ideologues or Pragmatists? (with Amanda Friedenberg). Journal of the European Economic Association 9(5):931-951. [Online Appendix]
  16. 2011. Disentangling Accountability and Competence in Elections: Evidence from U.S. Term Limits (with James Alt and Shanna Rose). Journal of Politics 73(1):171-186. [Replication Data]
  17. 2010. Regime Change and Revolutionary Entrepreneurs. American Political Science Review 104(3):446-466.
  18. 2009. Elections with Platform and Valence Competition (with Scott Ashworth). Games and Economic Behavior 67(1):191-216.
  19. 2008. Terrorist Factions. Quarterly Journal of Political Science 3(4):399-418.
  20. 2008. Electoral Selection, Strategic Challenger Entry, and the Incumbency Advantage (with Scott Ashworth). Journal of Politics 70(4):1006-1025. [R code for Figures 12, 3, 4-5, and 6]
  21. 2008. Public Protection or Private Extortion? (with Catherine Hafer). Economics and Politics 20(1):1-32.
  22. 2008. Informative Party Labels with Institutional and Electoral Variation (with Scott Ashworth). Journal of Theoretical Politics 20(3):251-273.
  23. 2007. Regulatory Quality under Imperfect Oversight  (with Matthew Stephenson). American Political Science Review 101(3):605-620.
  24. 2007. The Propaganda of the Deed: Terrorism, Counterterrorism, and Mobilization (with Eric Dickson). American Journal of Political Science 51(2):364-381.
  25. 2007. Politics and the Suboptimal Provision of Counterterror. International Organization 61(1):9-36.
  26. 2006. Delivering the Goods: Legislative Particularism in Different Electoral and Institutional Settings (with Scott Ashworth). Journal of Politics 68(1):168-179.
  27. 2006. Legal Institutions and Informal Networks (with Matthew Stephenson). Journal of Theoretical Politics 18(1):41-68.
  28. 2006. Monotone Comparative Statics for Models of Politics (with Scott Ashworth) American Journal of Political Science 50(1):214-231.
  29. 2005. The Quality of Terror. American Journal of Political Science 49(3):515-530.
  30. 2005. The Terrorist Endgame: A Model with Moral Hazard and Learning. Journal of Conflict Resolution 49(2):237-258.
  31. 2005. Conciliation, Counterterrorism, and Patterns of Terrorist Violence. International Organization 59(1):145-176.
  32. 2002. Informative Precedent and Intra-Judicial Communication (with Matthew Stephenson). American Political Science Review 96(4):755-766.
  33. 2002. The Binds that Tie: Creating a Virtuous Cycle of Commitment through Communal Expectations. CCAR Journal: A Reform Jewish Quarterly Winter: 93-103.
  34. 2000. Strategic and Non-Policy Voting: A Coalitional Analysis of Israeli Electoral Reform. Comparative Politics 33(1):63-80.

Other Articles

  1. 2015. All Else Equal in Theory and Data (Big or Small) (with Scott Ashworth and Christopher Berry). PS: Political Science & Politics 48(1):89-94.
  2. 2008. The Political Economy of Terrorism: A Selective Overview of Recent Work. The Political Economist 10(1):1-12.