Research

Peer-reviewed publications
Working papers
  • “Delegation as persuasion: loyalty, endogenous authority, and compliance.” [link to working paper]
  • “Counterproductive Cooptation: Religion, Institutional Change and Resistance in the Scottish Highland Clearances.” [link to working paper]
  • “‘Judge righteously’: partiality, compliance, and the evolution of judicial institutions.” With Georg Vanberg. [link to working paper]
Works in Progress
  • “The Evolution of Patronage Institutions Over Five Centuries.” With Adriane Fresh.
  • “Economic Incentives and Territorial Integration: Evidence from the Union of 1707.”
  • “Nationalist Appeals and Regime Stability: Rents, Commitment, and the Foundations of Exclusionary Nationalism.”