Working Papers

Public Spending in Autocracies: Evidence from Prussian Cities. – (2018) (R&R)

The Origin of Universities in Europe, 800-1800. – With Jan H. Pierskalla (2018)

Fiscal Capacity as a Moderator of the Taxation-Accountability Hypothesis. – With Jessica Gottlieb (2018)

Universities and Democratization. – With Jan H. Pierskalla and Janica Magat (2018)

Capital Mobility & Taxation in Autocracies – Evidence from China – With Ling Chen (2018) - (please email for current version)

The Development of Fiscal Capacity in 19th Century Prussia – (2017) - (please email for current version)

State Building and the Geography of Governance: Evidence from Satellites – With Michael D. Ward and Erik Wibbels (2016)