Social Media and Digitization

  1. Social Media and Mental Health (with Luca Braghieri and Ro’ee Levy), American Economic Review, November 2022, 112(11), Pages 3660-3693 [PDF] [Online Appendix] [Journal link] [SSRN link]
  2. Social Media and Protest Participation: Evidence from Russia (with Ruben Enikolopov and Maria Petrova), Econometrica, July 2020, Vol. 88, No. 4, Pages 1479-1514 [PDF] [Typeset Appendix] [Online Appendix] [Online Corrigendum] [Journal link] [SSRN link]
  3. Can Online Off-The-Shelf Lessons Improve Student Outcomes? Evidence from a Field Experiment (with Kirabo Jackson), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, August 2018, Vol. 10, No. 3, Pages 226-254 [PDF] [Journal link] [Working Paper]
  4. The Causal Effects of Online Dating Apps: Evidence From U.S. Colleges (with Berkeren Buyukeren and Heyu Xiong) [SSRN link]
  5. Social Image, Networks, and Protest Participation (with Ruben Enikolopov, Maria Petrova, and Leonid Polishchuk) [SSRN link], submitted

Political and Economic Effects of Wars

  1. Conflict and Inter-Group Trade: Evidence from the 2014 Russia-Ukraine Crisis (with Vasily Korovkin), American Economic Review, January 2023, 113(1), Pages 34-70 [PDF] [Online Appendix] [Journal link] [SSRN link]
  2. The Political Legacy of Nazi Annexation (with Mario Cannella and Ricardo Pique) [SSRN link], conditionally accepted at the Economic Journal
  3. A Sufficient Statistics Approach for Endogenous Production Networks: Theory and Application to Ukraine’s War (with Vasily Korovkin and Yuhei Miyauchi) [PDF] [Slides PDF]

General Political Economy

  1. Divided We Stay Home: Social Distancing and Ethnic Diversity (with Georgy Egorov, Ruben Enikolopov, and Maria Petrova), Journal of Public Economics, February 2021, Vol. 194 [PDF] [Journal link] [NBER WP] [CEPR DP] [SSRN link]
  2. National or Sub-National Parties: Does Party Geographic Scope Matter? (with Ricardo Pique and Fernando Aragon), Journal of Development Economics, September 2020, Vol. 146 [PDF] [Journal link] [SSRN link]
  3. Reducing Bureaucratic Corruption: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on What Works (with Jordan Gans-Morse, Mariana Borges, Theresa Mannah-Blankson, Andre Nickow, and Dong Zhang), World Development, May 2018, Vol. 105, Pages 171-188 [PDF] [Journal link] [SSRN link]
  4. Affinity, Trust, and Information (with Luigi Guiso) [SSRN link] [video], working paper
  5. The Political Economic Determinants of Nuclear Power Investment: Evidence from Chernobyl (with Nancy Qian and Shaoda Wang), draft available upon request