Working Papers

“Medieval State Building and Contemporary European Development” Paper (With Avidit Acharya)

“Did British Colonialism Promote Democracy? Divergent Inheritances and Diminishing Legacies” (With Jack Paine) Paper

“Technology, Choice, and Fragmentation: The Political Effects Electronic Voting in India” Paper (With Zuheir Desai)

“Ethnic Diversity and Ethnic Discrimination: Explaining Local Public Goods Provision” Paper

“Anti-Incumbency, Parties, and Legislatures: Theory and Evidence from India” Paper

“Land, State Capacity and Colonialism: Evidence from India” Paper

“From Hierarchy to Ethnicity: The Institutional Origins of Ranked Identities” Paper

“The Library of Babel Problem: Hypothesis Testing With Archival Sources” Paper

“The Politics of Uneven Mobilization: Caste in Colonial India” Paper