“Local Order, Policing and Bribes: Evidence from India.” With Juan Tellez. World Politics (forthcoming).

Negotiating Informality: Ambiguity and Intermediation in Land Markets in India.” With Emily Rains and Anirudh Krishna. Journal of Development Studies (forthcoming).

“Moving Markets? Government Bond Investors and Microeconomic Policy Changes.” With Victoria Paniagua and Layna Mosley. Economics and Politics (forthcoming).

Combining Satellite and Survey Data to Study Indian Slums: Evidence on the Range of Conditions and Implications for Urban Policy.” With Emily Rains and Anirudh Krishna. Environment and  Urbanization (2018).

Order, Distance, and Local Development Over the Long-Run.” With Jan Pierskalla and Anna Schultz. Quarterly Journal of Political Science (2017) 12: 375-404.

Distance, Services, and Citizen Perceptions of the State in Rural Africa..” With Derick Brinkerhoff and Anna Wetterberg. Governance (2017): 1-21. 

Globalization, Public Finances and Poverty.” With Pablo Beramendi. International Studies Review (2015) 17: 677-85.

Economic Inequality is Related to Cross-National Prevalence of Psychotic Symptoms.” With Sheri Johnson and Richard Wilkinson. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology (2015): 1799–1807.

The Geography of Governance in Africa: New Tools from Satellites, Surveys and Mapping Initiatives.” With Heather Huntington. Regional and Federal Studies (2014) 24: 625-45.

Reading, Writing, and the Regrettable State of Education Research in Comparative Politics.” With Thomas Gift.  Annual Review of Political Science (2014) 17: 291-312

“The Behavioral Foundations of Social Politics: Evidence from Surveys and a Laboratory Democracy.” With Benjamin Barber and Pablo Beramendi. Comparative Political Studies (2013) 46: 1155-1189

Labor Standards, Labor Endowments and the Evolution of Inequality.” With Darin Christensen. International Studies Quarterly (2013): 1-18.

Inequality, Factor Prices  and Political Regimes.” With John Ahlquist. American Journal of Political Science (2012): 447-64.

Development, Trade and Social Insurance.” With John Ahlquist. International Studies Quarterly (2011 55): 125-49.

“Dual Accountability and the Nationalization of Party Competition.” With Jonathan Rodden. Party Politics (2011) 17: 629-53.

“The Politics of Economic Crisis in Latin America.” With Ken Roberts. Studies in Comparative International Development (2010): 383-409.

Fiscal  Decentralization and the Business Cycle: An Empirical Study of Seven Federations.” With Jonathan Rodden. Economics and Politics (March 2010): 37-67.

Cores, Peripheries and Contemporary Political Economy.” Studies in Comparative International Development (2009): 441-49. Response  to special issue on the anniversary of Cardoso and Faletto’s Dependency and Development.

Lessons from Strange Cases: Democracy, Development and the Resource Curse in the U.S. States.,” with Ellis Goldberg and Eric Mvukiyehe. Comparative Political Studies (April/May 2008) 41: 477-514.

Regional Inequality, Ethnic Diversity and Conflict in Federal States,” with Kristin Bakke. World Politics (October 2006): 1-50.

Dependency Revisited: International Markets, Business Cycles and Social Spending in the Developing World.” International Organization (Spring 2006): 433-69.

Madison in Baghdad? Decentralization and Federalism in Comparative Politics.” Annual Review of Political Science (June 2006): 165

Decentralized Governance, Constitution Formation and Redistribution.” Constitutional Political Economy (June 2005): 161-88.

Bailouts, Budget Constraints, and Leviathans: Comparative Federalism and Lessons from the Early U.S.” Comparative Political Studies (June 2003): 475-508.

Globalization, Taxation, and Burden-Shifting in Latin America,” with Moíses Arce International Organization (January 2003): 111-136.

Beyond the Fiction of Federalism: Macroeconomic Management in Multitiered Systems,” with Jonathan Rodden. World Politics (July 2002): 494-531.

Federal Politics and Market Reform in the Developing World,” Studies in Comparative International Development 36 (September 2001): 27-53.

Federalism and the Politics of Macroeconomic Policy and Performance,” American Journal of Political Science 44 (October 2000): 687-702.

The Subnational Politics of Economic Adjustment: Provincial Politics and Fiscal Performance in Argentina,” with Karen L. Remmer, Comparative Political Studies 33 (May 2000): 419-451.

Party Systems and Electoral Volatility in Latin America: A Test of Economic, Institutional and Structural Explanations,” with Kenneth Roberts, American Political Science Review 93 (September 1999): 575-90.