Working Papers

Māori in New Zealand: Voting With their Feet? [Revise & Resubmit, Political Science]
Paper Abstract Supplementary Materials

Legal Origins, Religion and Health Outcomes: A Cross-Country Comparison of Organ Donation Laws (with Jean Liu, Boyu Lu Zhao, and Clin Lai) [submitted]
Paper Abstract Supplementary Materials

What Determines Preferences for an Electoral System? Evidence from a Binding Referendum (with Steven Stillman and Geua Boe-Gibson) [submitted]
Paper Abstract Supplementary Materials

Strategic Abstention in Proportional Representation Systems (Evidence from Multiple Countries) [submitted]
Paper Abstract Supplementary Materials


(2017) The Effects of District Magnitude on Voting Behavior (with Simon Hix and Rafael Hortala-Vallve), The Journal of Politics.
[pdf] [Abstract] [Supplementary materials] [Replication files]

(2016) Do Citizens Vote for Parties, Policies or the Expected Winner in Proportional Representation Systems?, Party Politics. [pdf] [Abstract]

(2015) Bandwagon or Strategic Voting in Israel? Note on Bargsted Kedar (2009), Electoral Studies. [pdf] [Abstract]
I would like to show my gratitude to Matias Bargsted and Orit Kedar for gently sharing their code with me. Click here to read the original Bargsted Kedar (2009)

Work in Progress

The effect presumed consent laws on organ donations (with Jean Liu, Boyu Lu Zhao, and Clin Lai)

Fair-Weather Friends? Household Social Networks and Disaster Relief Aid (with Cesi Cruz)

Underreporting turnout in surveys: how can we use it to improve inference.

How Economic Conditions Can Change Cultural Institutions: Eating Habits pre- and post- Civil War in Spain

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