Methods Political Economy
My research interests are at the intersection of political economy and development, with a particular focus on state capacity, taxation, and political participation.
IPA Competitive Fund on Advanced Research Methods in the Social Sciences (2021; $18,600)
J-PAL Governance Initiative Travel Grant for fieldwork in Pakistan (2019; $5,000)
ESRC Grand Union DTP Advanced Quantitative Methods (AQM) Scholarship (2019-2022; ~ £85,000)
Resettlement Lies: Suggestive Evidence From 29 Large Dam Projects (with Julian Kirchherr and Katrina Charles), World Development, Vol. 114 (2019), pp. 208--219.
'Do Anti-Corruption Policy Proposals Attract Votes?'
'Are Village Leaders Impartial Agents of the State? Evidence From Elite Survey Experiments in Bihar' (with Tanushree Goyal and Sam Van Noort)
Work in progress:
'Tax earmarking, general fund taxation and citizen engagement: A survey experiment in Uganda'
'Private or collective action? Revisiting the relationship between taxation and citizen engagement'
'Improving Sampling and Generalizability in Field Experiments using Targeted Multi-Mode Convenience Samples and MRP' (with Ray Duch and Philip Clarke)