Published Papers

  • Bhavnani, Rikhil and Alexander Lee. “Does Affirmative Action Worsen Bureaucratic Performance? Evidence from the Indian Administrative Service” Forthcoming, American Journal of Political SciencePaper
  • Desai, Zuheir and Alexander Lee. “Technology, Choice, and Fragmentation: The Political Effects of Electronic Voting in India.” Forthcoming, Political Science Research and Method Paper Appendix
  • Lee, Alexander and Varun Ramachandra “Do gender quotas hurt less privileged groups? Evidence from India.” Forthcoming, American Journal of Political Science. Paper
  • Acharya, Avidit and Alexander “Path Dependence in European Development: Medieval Politics, Conflict and State Building” Online Pre-Print, Comparative Political Studies. Paper
  • Lee, Alexanderand Jack Paine. “British Colonialism and Democracy: Divergent Inheritances and Diminishing Legacies” (With Jack Paine). Online Pre-Print, Journal of Comparative EconomicsPaper
  • Lee, Alexander.“Incumbency, Parties and Legislators: Theory and Evidence from India” Forthcoming, Comparative Politics. Paper  Appendix
  • Lee, Alexander.“Land, State Capacity and Colonialism: Evidence from India” Comparative Political Studies, 2019, 52(3), 412-444. Paper
  • Lee, Alexander.“The Origins of Ethnic Activism: Caste Politics in Colonial India.”, Journal of Race, Ethnicity and Politics, 2019, 4(1), 148-79. Paper
  • Acharya, Avidit and Alexander “Economic Foundations of the Territorial State System.” American Journal of Political Science, 2018, 62(4), 954-66. Paper
  • Lee, Alexander and Jack Paine. “What were the Consequences of Decolonization?” Online Pre-Print, International Studies Quarterly. Paper
  • Lee, Alexander.“Ethnic Diversity and Ethnic Discrimination: Explaining Local Public Goods Provision” Comparative Political Studies. 51(10), 1351-83. Paper
  • Bhavnani, Rikhil and Alexander Lee. “Local Embeddedness and Bureaucratic Performance: Evidence from India” The Journal of Politics, 2018, 80.1, 71-87.  Paper
  • Lee, Alexander. “Redistributive Colonialism: The Long Term Legacy of International Conflict in India.” Politics and Society, 2017, 45.2, 173-224. Paper
  • Lee, Alexanderand Kenneth Schultz. “Comparing British and French Colonial Legacies: A Discontinuity Analysis of Cameroon.” Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 2012, 7: 1–46. Paper
  • Lee, Alexander. “Who Becomes a Terrorist?: Poverty, Education, and the Origins of Political Violence.” World Politics, 2011, 63: 203-245. Paper