Below is my academic research. Jump to my Policy writingProjects, or Data. Also see my Google Scholar profile.

Works in progress

  • “Predicting Local-Level Violence”, with Robert Blair and Alexandra Hartman
  • “Can swords be turned into ploughshares? Experimental effects of an agricultural program on employment, lawlessness, and armed recruitment”, with Jeannie Annan.
  • “Can’t buy me love? Experimental effects of a state employment program on electoral behavior in Uganda”, with Mathilde Emeriau and Nathan Fiala
  • “Does entrepreneurship empower women? Evidence from Uganda”, with Jeannie Annan, Eric Green, and Julian Jamison
  • “The general equilibrium effects of humanitarian aid”, with Julian Jamison and Christian Lehman
  • “More sweatshops for Africa? Evidence from randomized industrial jobs in Ethiopia”, with Stefan Dercon
  • “Entrepreneurship and women’s empowerment: Experimental evidence from Uganda,” with Jeannie Annan, Christopher Blattman, Eric Green, and Julian Jamison.
  • “Building institutions at the micro-level: Long-run evidence from a conflict resolution program in Liberia”, with Alexandra Hartman and Robert Blair

Peer-reviewed Journal articles

Book chapters and review articles