Research

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Learning from Biased Research Designs (with Thomas Pepinsky) Forthcoming, Journal of Politics

I Don’t Know (with Matthew Backus).2020. American Political Science Review. 113(3), 724-743.
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The Distortion of Related Beliefs. 2019. American Journal of Political Science. 63(3), 675-689.

Political Corruption Traps (with Marko Klašnja and Joshua Tucker). 2017. Political Science Research and Methods, Vol 6, No 3, 413-428.
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A Bargaining Theory of Conflict with Evolutionary Preferences (with Thomas Zeitzoff). 2017. International Organization, Vol 71, No 3, 523-557.
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The Political Violence Cycle (with S.P. Harish). 2017. American Political Science Review, Vol 111, No 2, 237-255.
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Replication Materials

Propaganda and Credulity. 2017. Games and Economic Behavior, 102, 224-232.
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– Coverage in The Boston Globe, Reason

Are Non-competitive Elections Good for Citizens? 2017. Journal of Theoretical Politics. Vol 29, No 2, 214-242.

Coordination, Learning, and Coups. 2017. Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol 61, No 1, 204-234.
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Communication Technology and Protest. 2016. Journal of Politics, Vol 78, No 1, 152-166.
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– Coverage in Duck of Minerva

Elections, Protest, and Alternation of Power (with Joshua Tucker and Tom LaGatta). 2015. Journal of Politics, Vol 77, No 4, 1142-1156.
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Fraud and Monitoring in Noncompetitive Elections. 2015. Political Science Research and Methods, Vol 3, No 1, 21-41.
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– Coverage in The Monkey Cage

Elections, Fraud, and Election Monitoring in the Shadow of Revolution. 2012. Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Vol 7, No 4, pp 249-283.

Other Publications

Fake News, Propaganda, and Lies Can Be Pervasive Even If They Aren’t Persuasive. 2018. Comparative Politics Newsletter, 28(2), 49–55.

Simple and Formal Models in Comparative Politics (with Thomas Pepinsky). 2016. Chinese Political Science Review. Vol 1, No 3, 425-447. (Editor Invited)

Working Papers

Kompromat (with Ryan Hübert). Revise and Resubmit, American Journal of Political Science.

Unbelievable Lies (with Sherif Nasser).

A Behavioral Theory of Discrimination in Policing (with Ryan Hübert).

Motivated Reasoning and Democratic Accountability (with Keith Schnakenberg and Ian Turner).