Current Research


Under review or in revision

Papers in preparation

  • [NEW] The political geography of cities (with C. Lessmann and P. Schaudt). SoDa Laboratories Working Paper Series No. 2021-11, Monash Business School, 2021.
  • [NEW] Local majorities: How administrative divisions shape comparative development (with R. Hodler and P. Schaudt). Economics Working Paper Series, No 2021-10, University of St. Gallen.
  • Nighttime lights and measurement errors in subnational accounts (with G. McCord).
  • The Emergency: The long-term effects of British labor camps in Kenya (with G. Asmus and T. Korn).
  • Triggering unrest? Ethnic inequality and droughts in Africa (with M. H. L. Wong).


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