Policing Afghanistan: The Politics of The Lame Leviathan (with Antonio Giustozzi), Oxford University Press: 2013. [Link]

Peer-Reviewed Publications

“Studying Sensitive Topics in Fragile Contexts” (with Saad Gulzar and Jacob N. Shapiro), in Hoogeveen J., Pape U. (eds) Data Collection in Fragile States. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. [Link]

“Clerics and Scriptures: Experimentally Disentangling the Influence of Religious Authority in Afghanistan” (with Luke Condra and Sera Linardi), British Journal of Political Science, pages 1-19: 2017. Co-winner of the Kellgg/Notre Dame Award for the best paper in Comparative Politics presented at the 2015 MPSA Conference. [Link]

“Violence and Risk Preference: Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan” (with Michael Callen, James D. Long, and Charles Sprenger), American Economic Review, 2014, 104 (1): 123-48. [Link]

Policy and other writings

“Digital Fieldwork: Lessons Learned from Afghanistan,” Digital Fieldwork, Georgetown University, March 28th, 2022. [Link]

“Senior Appointments and Corruption within the Kabul City Police: Practices and Perceptions,” Integrity Watch Afghanistan, 2015. [Link]

“Afghanistan National Corruption Survey 2014”, Integrity Watch Afghanistan, 2014. [Link]

“On Afghanistan’s Roads: Extortion and Abuse Against Drivers” (with Antonio Guistozzi), Integrity Watch Afghanistan, 2013. [Link]

“Point and Shoot Elections” (with Michael Callen and James Long), Foreign Policy, December 15th, 2011. [Link]

“Afghanistan’s Paramilitary Policing in Context: The Risk of Expediency” (with Antonio Guistozzi), Afghanistan Analysts Network, 2011. [Link]

Working Papers

“No Household Left Behind: Afghanistan Targeting the Ultra Poor Impact Evaluation” (with Guadalupe Bedoya, Aidan Coville, Johannes Haushofer, and Jeremy P. Shapiro), NBER, Working Paper 2598, June 2019. [Link]

“Community Monitors vs. Leakage: Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan” (with Eli Berman, Michael Callen, Luke N. Condra, Mitch Downey, and Tarek Ghani). [Link]