“Cultivating Clients: Reputation, Responsiveness, and Ethnic Indifference in India’s Slums” (with Adam Auerbach). Forthcoming, American Journal of Political Science. Featured in India in Transition, Hindu Business Line.
Honorable Mention for Best Paper Award, Comparative Democratization Section, APSA.
“Does Police Repression Unite or Divide Poor Migrants? Evidence from Urban Indian Marketplaces.” Forthcoming, Journal of Politics.
"How Clients Select Brokers: Competition and Choice in India's Slums." (with Adam Auerbach). 2018. American Political Science Review 112, 4 (November): 775-791. Featured in Livemint, India in Transition, Ideas4India, and Economic Times.
2018 Heinz I. Eulau Prize for best article published in the APSR in a calendar year, APSA.
"Improving Surveys Through Ethnography: Insights from India's Urban Periphery." 2018. Studies in Comparative International Development, 53, 3 (September): 281-299.
“The Strategic and Moral Imperatives of Local Engagement: Reflections on India." (with Milan Vaishnav). 2018. PS: Political Science & Politics, 51, 3 (July): 546-549.
"Do Rural Migrants Divide Ethnically in the City? Evidence from an Ethnographic Experiment in India." 2017. American Journal of Political Science, 61, 4 (October): 908-926. Featured in Livemint.
"Ethnic Parties and Public Spending: New Theory in Evidence from the Indian States" (with Emmanuel Teitelbaum). 2015. Comparative Political Studies, 48, 11 (September): 1389-1420.
“Elite Parties and Poor Voters: Theory and Evidence from India.” 2014. American Political Science Review, 108, (May): 454-477. Online supplement.
“Embedded Mobilization: Nonstate Service Provision as Electoral Strategy in India.” 2011. World Politics, 63 (July): 434-469. Featured in the Wall Street Journal’s India Real Time blog and Business Standard.
“Neoliberalism’s Two Faces in Asia: Globalization, Educational Policies, and Religious Schooling in India, Pakistan and Malaysia.” 2009. Comparative Politics, 41 (July): 473-494.
“Poor Choices: Dealignment, Development and Dalit/Adivasi voting patterns in Indian states” (with Ronald Herring). 2008. Contemporary South Asia, 16 (December): 441-64.
“The Impact of Seasonal Migration on Political Beliefs and Social Norms.” (with Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Maira Emy Reimao, and Ashish Shenoy).
“Governance in Small Cities” (with Adam Auerbach).