Journal Articles

Evading the Patronage Trap: Organizational Capacity and Demand Making in Mexico. Forthcoming, Comparative Political StudiesOnline appendix.

What Information Do Citizens Want? Evidence from One Million Information Requests in Mexico (with Daniel Berliner and Benjamin Bagozzi), World Development 109: 222-35, 2018. Online appendix.

Gerrymandering Opposition: Minority-Concentrated Districts and Electoral Competition in Mexico (with Anne Meng), Studies in Comparative International Development 52.1: 64-86, 2017.

Interest Organizations and Distributive Politics: Small-Business Subsidies in MexicoWorld Development 84: 97-117, 2016. Winner, 2016 Latin American Studies Assoc. Mexico Section Social Sciences Essay Award.

Beyond the Machine: Clientelist Brokers and Interest Organizations in Latin America (with Alisha Holland). Comparative Political Studies 48.9: 1186-1223, 2015. Winner, 2013 Latin American Political Institutions Section (LAPIS) Best Paper Award.

A Case for Case Studies: A Multi-Method Strategy for Ecological Inference (with Anne Meng). Qualitative and Multi-Method Research 10.2: 21-26, 2012.

Delivering Transparency: To What Degree does the Mexican Government Respond to Public Information Requests? (with Jonathan Fox and Libby Haight). Gestión y Política Pública 20.1: 3-61, 2011.

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Book Chapters and Other Publications

Mexico’s President-Elect has Offered Two Clues about His Approach to NAFTAWashington Post, “The Monkey Cage,” July 16, 2018.

Clientelism, Declared Support, and Mexico’s 2012 Campaign (with Simeon Nichter). In Jorge I. Domínguez, Kenneth G. Greene, Chappell Lawson, and Alejandro Moreno (eds.) Mexico’s Evolving Democracy: A Comparative Study of the 2012 Elections. Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 200-226, 2015.

Latin America’s New World of Work: Changing Traits of Work and Problem Solving (with Ruth Berins Collier). UC, Berkeley Institute for Research on Labor and Employment Working Paper Series, 2011.

Analysis of Agricultural Subsidies in Mexico

Small Producer Access to Decentralized Agricultural Subsidies in Mexico: Alianza para el Campo (full monograph, English)

Is Decentralization the Answer? Lessons from Alianza para el Campo (abbreviated version, English)

El acceso de pequeños productores a programas descentralizados de subsidios agrícolas: Alianza para el Campo (monografía completa, Español)

¿Es la decentralización la solución? Enseñanzas de Alianza para el Campo (versión acortada, Español)

Manual para el seguimiento del gasto agrícola federalizado (Manual for monitoring federalized agricultural spending)