Research

Working Papers

Populist Governments and Democratic Backsliding during the COVID-19 Pandemic


Did Populist Leaders Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic More Slowly? Evidence from a Global Sample


Published Papers

US Foreign Aid Restrictions, and Maternal and Children’s Health: Evidence from the “Mexico City Policy” in Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences (co-authored with Valentina Rotondi)

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Women’s Murders and the Interaction Between Gender (In)equality and Economic Development: A Subnational Analysis in Turkey in Journal of Interpersonal Violence

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The Power to Hurt and the Effectiveness of International Sanctions in Journal of Politics (co-authored with Tyson J. Chatagnier and Emre Hatipoglu)

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Dangerous Contenders: Election Monitors, Islamic Opposition and Terrorism in International Organization (co-authored with Patrick M. Kuhn) 

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Domestic Politics and the Motives of Emerging Donors: Evidence from Turkish Foreign Aid in Political Research Quarterly

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Export Similarity and International Conflict in Journal of Conflict Resolution (co-authored with Tyson J. Chatagnier)

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