How is Power Shared in Africa? (with Ilia Rainer and Francesco Trebbi) Econometrica, 83 (2): 465-503, 2015
The Emergence of Political Accountability (with Chris Bidner) Quarterly Journal of Economics, 128 (3): 1397-1448, 2013
Clientelism in Indian Villages (with Siwan Anderson and Ashok Kotwal) , American Economic Review, 105 (6): 1780-1816, 2015
The Dictator's Inner Circle (with Ilia Rainer and Francesco Trebbi) Revise and Resubmit, European Economic Review
Cultivating Trust Norms, Institutions and the Implications of Scale (with Chris Bidner) The Economic Journal, vol. 121(555), 1097-1129, 2012
Trust, Social Capital and Economic Development (with Jan Zabojnik), Journal of the European Economics Association, 2005, 3(1) 51-94.
Intrinsic Business Cycles with Pro-Cyclical R ; D (with Huw Lloyd-Ellis) Review of Economic Dynamics, October, 2009
Implementation Cycles, Growth and the Labour Market (with Huw Lloyd-Ellis) B.E. Journal Macroeconomics. Volume 13, Issue 1
Managerial Skill Acquisition In the Theory of Economic Development (with Paul Beaudry) Review of Economic Studies, January 2010
The Economics Of Inefficient Technology Use (with Paul Beaudry) UPDATED VERSION (February 2009)
Implementation Cycles, Investment and Growth (with Huw Lloyd-Ellis) International Economic Review, 2008, 49(3), 901-942.
Pro-Social Motivation and the Delivery of Social Services (with Michael Vlassopoulos) CESifo Economic Studies, 2008, 54: 22-54.
Formalizing Informal Institutions: Theory and Evidence from a Kenyan Slum (with Siwan Anderson) in Institutions and Economic Performance, edited by E. Helpman Harvard University Press, 2008.
Making a Difference RAND Journal of Economics, Autumn 2007, 38(3) 714-732.
Commons as Insurance and the Welfare Impact of Privatization (with Jean-Marie Baland), Journal of Public Economics, 2005, 89, 211-231.
Animal Spirits Through Creative Destruction (with Huw Lloyd-Ellis), American Economic Review, 2003, 93(3), 530-550.
Contracting Productivity Growth (with Joanne Roberts), Review of Economic Studies, 2003, 70(1), 59-86.