Below are select article publications on different topics with replication data. Please see my CV for a complete list of publications.
Sovereign Debt & Financial Markets
Delegating Discipline: How Indexes Restructured the Political Economy of Sovereign Bond Markets
Journal of Politics 2023
with Natalya Naqvi
Highlights the theoretical and empirical importance of bond indexes for the political economy of developing country sovereign debt.
Replication data here.
Partisan External Borrowing in Middle Income Countries
British Journal of Political Science 2023
Finds political partisanship informs annual external borrowing decisions by MIC governments.
Democracy, Public Debt Transparency, and Sovereign Creditworthiness
Shows transparent public debt management improves credit ratings and does not depend on democratic governance, with implications for the “Democratic Advantage” thesis.
Interests over Institutions: Political-Economic Constraints on Public Debt Management in Developing Countries
Traces the sovereign borrowing process to identify major political constraints that developing country Debt Management Offices face in managing key areas of external public debt.
International Organizations & Development Finance
Earmarked Funding and the Control-Performance Trade-Off in International Development Organizations International Organization 2023
with Mirko Heinzel and Bernhard Reinsberg
Argues the practice of earmarked funding negatively affects aid performance across a number of measures and IOs.
Chinese or Western Finance? Transparency, Official Credit Flows, and the International Political Economy of Development
Review of International Organizations 2023
Identifies borrower transparency as a significant driver of official Chinese credit flows vis-a-vis official Western credit flows.
Power, Ideas, and World Bank Conditionality
Review of International Organizations 2022
with Mark Manger
Quantitative text analysis of the policy topics covered in World Bank loans, linking shifts in conditionality to internal research priorities at the World Bank.
For the publicly available loan conditions used in this article, see here. Other replication materials here.
Analyzing If and How International Organizations Contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals: Combining Power and Behavior
Journal of Organizational Behavior 2018
Considers benefits of combining organizational behavior with IPE in the study of international organizations.
Empowered Borrowers? Tracking the World Bank’s Program-for-Results
Third World Quarterly 2016
Outlines the implications a new World Bank lending instrument may have for the IPE of development lending.