Current Research

My current research deals with different dimensions of political behavior and accountability in developing countries.

Political Behaviour & Clientelism

Court Performance and Citizen Attitudes Towards Fighting Corruption (under review, with Leticia Barbabela and Miquel Pellicer)

Preferences for the Scope of Protest“, with Miquel Pellicer and Alexander De Juan, Political Research Quarterly, accepted December 2019. Replication data, Do-files, and Full Questionnaire.

Poor people beliefs and the dynamics of clientelism” (under review, with Miquel Pellicer, Lindsay Benstead and Ellen Lust).

From the demand side of clientelism project:

Clientelism from the Client’s Perspective. A Meta-Analysis of Ethnographic Literature“, with Miquel Pellicer, Markus Bayer, and Christian Tischmeyer, Forthcoming in Perspectives on Politics, accepted Oct 24, 2020.

Citizen Assessments of Clientelistic Practices in South Africa, under review, with Miquel Pellicer, Markus Bayer, Christian Tischmeyer

Political Consequences of Inequality

Perceptions of Inevitability and Demand for Redistribution: Evidence from a Survey Experiment (with Miquel Pellicer and Patrizio Piraino, JEBO, accepted December 2017)

Social Inequality, State-Centered Grievances, and Protest – Evidence from South Africa , with Alexander De Juan, Journal of Conflict Resolution, accepted October 2016.