Research

Publications

“Fueling conflict? (De)Escalation and bilateral aid” (with Richard Bluhm, Martin Gassebner and Sarah Langlotz). Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2021, 36:2, 244-261.

“First impressions: How leader changes affect bilateral aid” (with Tobias Rommel). Journal of Public Economics, 2020, Vol. 185 (May), 1-12.

The effect of migration on terror – Made at home or imported from abroad?” (with Axel Dreher and Martin Gassebner). Canadian Journal of Economics, 2020, 53:4, 1703-1744.

Work in progress

Ethnofederalism and ethnic voting” (with Richard Bluhm and Roland Hodler). CESifo Working paper No. 9314.

“Armed groups in conflict: Competition and political violence in Pakistan.” (with Martin Gassebner and Melvin H. L. Wong). CESifo Working Paper No. 8372.

“The political geography of cities.” (with Richard Bluhm and Christian Leßmann).

“Local majorities: How administrative divisions shape comparative development .” (with Richard Bluhm and Roland Hodler).

Ph.D. Dissertation

“The Political Economy of Development and Organized Violence”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Leibniz University Hannover (2019).