Areas of Expertise
Political economy of development; political violence; organized crime; political behavior; Latin American politics
PhD in Politics, New York University, 2016.
“Cross-Border Spillover: U.S. Gun Laws and Violence in Mexico” (joint with Arindrajit Dube and Oeindrila Dube). 2013. American Political Science Review 107 (3): 397–417
“Partisan Losers’ Effects: Perceptions of Electoral Integrity in Mexico“ (joint with Francisco Cantú). 2015. Electoral Studies 39: 1–14.
“From Maize to Haze: Agricultural Shocks and the Growth of the Mexican Drug Sector” (joint with Oeindrila Dube and Kevin Thom). 2016. Journal of the European Economic Association 14 (5): 1181–224.
“Why Ethnic Subaltern-Led Parties Crowd Out Armed Organizations in India” (joint with Kanchan Chandra). 2019. World Politics 71 (2): 367–416.
Contemporary US-Mexico Relations
Political Economy of Development