published papers 



Forthcoming. Failing The Test: The Countervailing Attitudinal Effects of Civil Service Examinations. American Political Science Review.

Forthcoming. City Size and Public Service Access: Evidence From Brazil and Indonesia (with A. Post). Perspectives on Politics. (paper) (replication file)

Forthcoming. The Representational Consequences of Municipal Civil Service Reform (with A. Sahn). American Political Science Review. (paper) (replication file)

2022. The Long-Run Consequences of The Opium Concessions for Outgroup Animosity on Java. World Politics. (paper) (replication file)

2021. Does Electing Extremists Increase Violence and Intolerance? (with G. Nellis and M. Weaver). British Journal of Political Science. (paper) (replication file) (analysis plan) (blog)

2021. Encouraging Indonesians to Pray from Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic (with S. Mujani and T. Pepinsky). The Journal of Experimental Political Science. (paper) (replication file) (analysis plan) 

2020. The Effect of Electing Female Candidates on Attitudes Towards Intimate Partner Violence. The Journal of Politics. (paper) (replication file)

2020. Who Believed Misinformation During The 2019 Indonesian Election? (with S. Mujani). Asian Survey. (paper) (erratum)


unpublished papers & in progress



The Indigenous Civil Service in Late Colonial Indonesia: Insights from a New Dataset.
[working paper]

Bureaucratic Selection as a Sieve and a Crucible
[pre-analysis plan]

Involuntary Conservatives: Gender, Competition, and Resentment in South Korea (with S. Sun You). 
[pre-analysis plan]

Gender and the Indian Administrative Service (with T. Barnes, J. Bussell, and B. Purohit).
[working paper]

The Indonesian Public Sector Wage Premium.
[working paper]

Does Religious Practice Increase Support for Democratic Norms? Evidence from North Africa.
[resting paper]