Publications

  • The returns to microenterprise support among the ultrapoor: A field experiment in postwar Uganda. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (with Chris Blattman, Eric Green, Julian Jamison, and Jeannie Annan) [PDF]
  • Does aid reduce anti-refugee violence? American Political Science Review (with Daniel Masterson) [PDF]
  • Aiding refugees, aiding peace? Journal of Public Economic Theory [PDF]
  • Refugees, mobilization, and humanitarian aid. Journal of Conflict Resolution (with Daniel Masterson) [PDF]
  • US refugee aid and civil conflict. Defence and Peace Economics [PDF]
  • How many refugees should the US admit? Economics Bulletin  [PDF] 
  • Voters' response to in-kind transfers. Economics Letters (with Hellen Matarazzo) [PDF]   
  • School fees and rebel demobilization: Evidence from Uganda. Journal of Development Studies  [PDF] 
  • Would a central planner let people starve? The great unsolved puzzle of China's Great Famine (1958-61). Economics Bulletin  [PDF] 
  • Foreign interests and state repression: Evidence from the Armenian genocide.  Journal of Peace Research  [PDF]
  • Fairness preferences as a cause of inefficient war.  Journal of Behavioral Economics for Policy (in press) [PDF]