Papers in Progress
- "Unemployment Insurance, Risk, and the Acquisition of Specific Skills: An Experimental Approach." (with Ben Ansell)
Reports and white papers
- "How Americans Work: using in-depth interviewing to rethink data infrastructure." 2020. Yankelovitch Center, UC San Diego.
- "Socio-Economic Weather Stations." 2018. UC San Diego.
- "Making Decent Jobs". forthcoming at Daedalus
- "The Effects of Import Competition on Unionization" (with Mitch Downey). forthcoming at American Economic Review: Economic Policy. Previously circulated as a UCSD CCD Working Paper.
- Firm participation in voluntary regulatory initiatives: the Accord, Alliance, and US garment importers from Bangladesh." (with Layna Mosley). 2021. Review of International Organizations.16, 317–343.
- "Work and Workers in International Markets". 2021. in the Oxford Handbook of International Political Economy. Jon Pevehouse and Leonard Seabrook, eds.
- "The Political Consequences of External Economic Shocks: Evidence from Poland." (with Mark Copelovitch and Stefanie Walter). 2020. 64(4): 904-20 American Journal of Political Science. [working paper version][Extended replication archive, including additional material not on the AJPS dataverse is here (special thanks to Bertrand Wilden)]
- "Modeling Asymmetric Relationships from Symmetric Networks." (with Arturas Rozenas and Shahryar Minhas). 2019. Political Analysis. [arXiv version]
- "Research Frontiers in the Institutional Analysis of Work." 2018 in The Research Agenda for New Institutional Economics. Menard, Claude and Mary Shirley, eds.
- "How do Voters Perceive Changes to the Rules of the Game? evidence from the 2014 Hungarian elections" (with Nahomi Ichino, Jason Wittenberg, and Daniel Ziblatt). forthcoming. Journal of Comparative Economics. Supplemental Appendix and pre-analysis plan.
- "List Experiment Design, Non-Strategic Respondent Error, and Item Count Technique Estimators." forthcoming/2017. Political Analysis. Supplemental appendix . Also see the 2016 version of the paper initially submitted for peer review.
- "Taking Credit: Redistribution and Borrowing in an Age of Economic Polarization" (with Ben Ansell). 2017. World Politics. 69(4):640-675. Supplemental appendix here
- "Labor Unions, Political Representation, and Economic Inequality." 2017. Annual Review of Political Science. Ungated pre-publication proofs here.
- "Dependency Status and Demand for Social Insurance: Evidence from Experiments and Surveys" (with John Hamman and Brad Jones). 2017. Political Science Research and Methods. 5(1): 31-53.
- "Alien Abduction and Voter Impersonation in the 2012 US General Election: evidence from a survey list experiment" (with Ken Mayer and Simon Jackman). 2014. Election Law Journal. 13(4): 460-75.
- "Provoking Preferences: Unionization, Workers' Attitudes toward International Trade, and the ILWU puzzle" (with Amanda B. Clayton and Margaret Levi). 2014. International Organization. 68(1). 33-75. Supplemenatary materials and replication archive available here
- "Gravity's Rainbow: dynamic network models of international commerce" (with Michael D. Ward and Arturas Rozenas). 2013. Network Science. 1(1). 95-118.
- "Public Sector Unions Need the Private Sector (or why the Wisconsin protests were not labor's Lazarus moment)". 2012. The Forum.10(1)
- "Riding the Wave: world trade and factor-based models of democratization" (with Erik Wibbels). 2012. American Journal of Political Science. 56(2). 447-64.
- "Who Sits at the Table in the House of Labor? Rank-and-file citizenship in labor confederations". 2012. Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization. 28(3): 588-616.
- "Model-Based Clustering and Typologies in the Social Sciences."(with Christian Breunig). 2011. Political Analysis. Older MPIfG discussion paper version: "Clustering in Comparative Political Economy: Three Worlds, Two Varieties, and the Data"
- "Leadership: What It Means, What It Does, and What We Want to Know About It."(with Margaret Levi). 2011. Annual Review of Political Science 14:1-24
- The motivation for our Life of Brian Problem
- "Navigating Institutional Change: The Accord, Rogernomics, and the politics of adjustment in Australia and New Zealand". 2011. Comparative Political Studies 44(2):127-55
- "Development, Trade, and Social Insurance"(with Erik Wibbels). 2011. International Studies Quarterly 55(1):125-49. Juan March CEACS working paper version here
- "Building Strategic Capacity: the political underpinnings of coordinated wage bargaining". 2010. American Political Science Review. 104(1):171-88 There is also the UCLA IRLE working paper version.
- "Policy by Contract: Electoral cycles, parties and social pacts, 1974-2000". 2010. The Journal of Politics.72(2):572-87
- "FDI and the Costs of Contract Enforcement in Developing Countries.". (with Aseem Prakash). Policy Sciences (2009)
- "The Influence of Foreign Direct Investment on Contracting Confidence in Developing Countries". (with Aseem Prakash). Regulation and Governance (2008) 2(3), 316-39
- "Economic Policy, Institutions, and Capital Flows: Portfolio and Direct Investment Flows in Developing Countries". International Studies Quarterly (2006) 50, 681-704.
Reviews and Notes
- A review of Weil's The Fissured Workplace, Perspectives on Politics. (2014) 12(4), 932-4
- A review of Acemoglu & Robinson Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy, Comparative Political Studies. (2007) 40(8), 1026-9