Ongoing Research

The Persistence of Mafias

Joint with Omar García-Ponce.
January 2018

Getting Their Way: Bias and Deference to Lower Courts      

November 2017

Detecting Inconsistency in Governance      

Joint with Ryan Copus.
October 2017

Lobbying and Oversight

Joint with Janna Rezaee.
October 2017

Endogenous Appeals

November 2016

Advice & Consent: Semi-Automated Text Analysis of Judicial Confirmation Hearings

Joint with James Hicks.
June 2016

One Campaign Website, Multiple Constituencies: Ideological Repositioning from Primary to General Election

Joint with Michael Dougal and Christine Kuang.
May 2016

The Downsides of Dispassionate Judges: A Theory of Costly Law Enforcement in District Courts

April 2016