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)

 “Economic Origins of the Territorial State System” (With Avidit Acharya) Paper

“Anti-Incumbency, Parties, and Legislatures: Theory and 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 Origins of Ethnic Activism: Caste Politics in Colonial India” Paper