Research Interests: Political Economy, Economic Development, Applied Microeconomics.
"Union Leaders as Experts: Wage Bargaining and Strikes with Union-Wide Ballot Requirements", Scandinavian Journal of Economics, forthcoming.
"The Logic of Authoritarian Bargains", Economics and Politics, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 93-125, March 2009, (with R. Desai and T. Yousef).
"Delegation versus Communication in the Organization of Government", Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 92 (2008), pp. 213-235, (with R. Ludema)."Corruption and Political and Economic Reforms: A Structural Breaks Approach
", Economics and Politics
, Vol. 20 (2008), pp. 156-184, (with Z. Zahran).