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Broadly, my research interests encompass the political economy of development of Latin America and of sub-Saharan Africa. In particular, I study questions concerning violence, religion, political and economic history, and land tenure systems.
The Difference a Job Makes: Theory and Evidence from the Dominican Republic.
Penitentiary Reform and Recidivism: Evidence from the Dominican Republic.
When the Right Taxes More: Partisanship, Alignment, and Local Tax Collection in Mexico.
Missionary Competition, Education, and Long-run Political Development: Evidence from Africa.