- “Why Representation Matters: The Meaning of Ethnic Quotas in Rural India“. Out now (March 2017) at Cambridge University Press.
- “Using MP3 Players in Surveys: The Impact of a Low-tech Self-Administration Mode on Misreporting and Bystanders’ Influence“, 2013, Public Opinion Quarterly.
- “Can Descriptive Representation Change Beliefs about a Stigmatized Group? Evidence from Rural India“, 2014, American Political Science Review.
- “Disadvantaged Groups, Reservation and Political Dynasties in India”. chapter in Democratic Dynasties: State, Party and Family Ties in the Indian Parliament, ed. Kanchan Chandra. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- “Unpacking Ethnic Preference: Theory and Micro-level Evidence from North India”, 2016, Comparative Political Studies.
Under Review & Forthcoming
- “The Cost of Political Competition: Electoral Handouts in Mumbai Elections“. *Forthcoming at Asian Survey*.
- “The Limited Impact of Information on Political Accountability: An Experiment on Financial Disclosures in India”. With Marko Klasnja and S.P. Harish. *R&R at Journal of Politics*
- “Is ‘Ethnic Politics’ Responsible for ‘Criminal Politics’? A Vignette-Experiment in North India”.
- “What Costs So Much in Indian Elections? Intuitions From Recent Electoral Campaigns in Mumbai”. Book chapter. Forthcoming in ‘Political Finance in India’ (Eds. Milan Vaishnav and Devesh Kapur).
- “Dilemmas & Challenges of Citizen Information Campaigns: Lessons from a Failed Experiment in India”. Joint with Neelan Sircar. Book chapter. Forthcoming in ‘Information and Political Accountability: A New Method for Cumulative Learning” (Eds Thad Dunning, Guy Grossman, Marcatan Humphreys, Susan Hyde, and Craig McIntosh).
- “Beyond Coethnicity: Political Influencers in Ethnically Diverse Societies.” HERE.
- “Courting Votes Without Political Workers: The Effect of Political Competition on Partisan Networks in Rural India.” HERE.
- “Who Are “Brokers”? Low-level Party Officials and Their Role in Clientelism in Mumbai”. *Coming Soon*
Book Projects / Writing
- “Brokering the Vote in Mumbai: Failed Clientelism and the Search for Alternative Strategies”, Outline here. Submission planned Winter 2018.
- “Influence in Rural India. An Experimental Approach”. (joint with Neelan Sircar).
Ongoing Data Collection
- “ Crowdsourcing Data on Campaign Finance in India“. Data collection in Mumbai.