1. “The Determinants of Local Conflict”. 2016. Journal of Development Studiesforthcoming. With E. Bulte, M. Voors, and K. Papaioannou. PDF.

2. “Crowdseeding in Eastern Congo”. 2016. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 60(4), 748-781. With M. Humphreys. PDF.

  • Red Cross’ World Disasters Report: Link

3. “Fishing”. 2013. Political Analysis, 21(1), 1-20. With M. Humphreys and R. Sanchez. PDF. Appendix. Replication.

  • World Bank’s Development Impact: Link


4. “Can Externally Mandated Gender Requirements Empower Women?” With M. Humphreys and R. Sanchez. R&R.

5. “Modern Versus Traditional Institutions” With M. Humphreys, J. Timmons, and M. Voors.

6. “Fairness Behavior in Social Context”. With N. Sircar, T. Turley, and M. Voors.

7. “Social Engineering in the Tropics”. With M. Humphreys and R. Sanchez.

  • Financial Times: Link
  • World Bank’s Development Impact: Link
  • The Undercover Economist: Link

8. “Pro-social Behavior in the Context of Rural Migration”. With N. Sircar. Pre-registered.

9. “Can Development Aid Empower Women?”

10. “Traditional Institutions Explain the Intensity of the 2014-2015 Ebola Epidemic”. With M. Voors.

11. “Democracy and Health Revisited”. With S. Vandoros.


12. “Local Institutions, NGOs and Sharing in the Context of Migration”.

13. “Displacement Dynamics and the Determinants of Hosting”.

14. “The Adverse Effects of Repeated Exposure to Aid”.

15. “Measuring Local Discrimination”. With N. Sircar, T. Turley, and M. Voors. Pre-registered.

16. “Social Networks and Technology Diffusion”. With P. Hofman, J. Larson, M. Ross, and M. Voors.

18. “Local Resource Curse in Eastern Congo”. With N. Stoop and M. Verpoorten.


19. “Voix des Kivus: Reflections on a Crowdseeding Approach to Conflict Event Data Gathering”. With M. Humphreys. 2012. PDF.

20. “Social and Economic Impacts of Tuungane”. With M. Humphreys and R. Sanchez de la Sierra. 2012. PDF.


21. “From Crowdsourcing to Crowdseeding”. In “ICT in Areas of Limited Statehood”. S. Livingston and G. Walter-Drop. 2013. New York: Oxford University PressPDF.

22. “Bargaining in International Relations”. In “Encyclopedia of Power”. K. Dowding. 2011. New York: SAGE Publications. PDF.

23. Review of “When Things Fell Apart”. R. H. Bates. 2008. New York: Cambridge University Press. Journal of International Affairs, 2009, 62(2), 228-230. PDF.