Research

My research is primarily in the area of Development Economics, broadly defined to include forays into political economy and comparative development with focus on cultural values, geography, institutions, and conflicts. The publications and completed papers are presented below:

Peer-reviewed publications

National Identity and Public Goods Provision (sole-authored), forthcoming in Comparative Economic Studies.

Do migrants think differently? Evidence from Eastern European and post-Soviet states (joint with Berlinschi R.), International Migration Review (2018): 0197918318777745.

Culture, diffusion, and economic development: The problem of observational equivalence (joint with Ozak O.), Economics Letters, 158 (2017), 94-100.

Two state disputes and outside intervention: The case of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict (sole-authored), Eurasian Economic Review, 7(1), 69-93.

Policy publications

Listening to Leaders 2018: Is development cooperation tuned-in or tone-deaf?, AidData 2018.

Working papers

Culture, Diffusion, and Economic Development  (joint with Ozak O.), LICOS Discussion Papers 382/2016.

Development Policy Influence of the World Bank  (joint with Parks B., Knack S., DiLorenzo M.).