Research

Publications

“Do Financial Crises Increase Income Inequality?” with Cristina Bodea and Hyunwoo Kim. Forthcoming. World Development.

“Grievances and Civil Wars: The State of the Literature,” with Cristina Bodea. Forthcoming. In Makdisi, Samir, and Raimnundo Soto, eds. Oxford University Press.

“The Long-Term Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Political Instability and Democracy,” with Cristina Bodea. Forthcoming. In Stacey E. Pollard and Larry A. Kuznar, eds. A World Emerging from Pandemic: Implications for Intelligence and National Security. National Intelligence University’s Ann Caracristi Institute for Intelligence Research.

“Ethnic Inequality and Coup D’Etat,” with Cristina Bodea. In Thompson, William, ed. Oxford Encyclopedia of the Military in Politics. Oxford University Press.

“The Two-step Model of Clustered Democratization,” with Mark Kayser. 2019. Journal of Conflict Resolution. 63(10): 2421-2437.

Religion, Language, Race and Ethnic Voting,” 2019. Electoral Studies. 61: 1020-1052.

Social Mobility and Democratic Attitudes: Evidence from Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa,” with Michael Miller. 2019. Comparative Political Studies. 52(11): 1610-1647.

The Structure of Ethnic Inequality and Ethnic Voting,” with Paul Kenny and Chunho Park. 2019. Journal of Politics. 81(1): 187-200.

Social Mobility and Political Instability,2019.  Journal of Conflict Resolution. 63(1): 85-111.

Ethnic Inequality and the Strength of Ethnic Identities in Sub-Saharan Africa,” with Masaaki Higashijima. 2018. Political Behavior. 40(4): 909-932.

Does Economic Inequality Breed Political Inequality?” 2018. Democratization. 25(8): 1500-1518.

“ Does Ethnic Voting Harm Democracy?” 2018. Democratization. 25(5): 824-842.

The Political and Economic Consequences of Populist Rule in Latin America,” with Paul Kenny. 2018. Government and Opposition. 53(2): 256-287.

A Two-Step Theory and Test of the Oil Curse: The Conditional Effect of Oil on Democratization,2018. Democratization. 25(3): 404-421.

“Does Inequality Harm Economic Development and Democracy? Accounting for Missing Values, Non-Comparable Observations and Endogeneity.” 2018. In “Oxford Handbook of Politics of Development,” eds. Lancaster, Carol, and Nicolas van de Walle. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

“ Ethnic Inequality and Coups in Sub-Saharan Africa,” with Cristina Bodea. 2017. Journal of Peace Research. 54(3): 382-396.

Do Civil Wars, Coups and Riots Have the Same Structural Determinants?” with Cristina Bodea and Ibrahim Elbadawi. 2017. International Interactions. 43(3): 537-561.

“ Inequality, Ethnic Diversity, and Redistribution,” 2017 Journal of Economic Inequality. 15(1):1-23.

Diffusion or Confusion? Clustered Shocks and the Conditional Diffusion of Democracy,” with Mark Kayser and Jun Xiang. 2016. International Organization. 70(4): 687-726.

Why Class Inequality Breeds Coups but Not Civil Wars,” 2016. Journal of Peace Research. 53(5): 680-695.

Inequality, Economic Development, and Democratization,” 2016. Studies in Comparative International Development. 51(4):503-529.

Ethnic Inequality and the Dismantling of Democracy: A Global Analysis,” 2015. World Politics. 67(3): 469-505.

“Inequality, Democratization and Democratic Consolidation,” 2013. APSA-Comparative Democratization Newsletter. 11(3): 21-24.

“The Legacies of Colonial Partition on Ethnic Politics in Contemporary Africa.” (with Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz) [Under Review]

“ The Origins of Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa” (with Paul Kenny and Nicolas Bichay) [Under Review]

“Inequality Between Identity Groups and Social Unrest” (with Damian Ruck, Alexander Bentley and Sergey Gavrilets) [Under Review]

Working Papers and Work in Progress

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