I am a political economist and Associate Professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University.

Originally from New Zealand, I studied Political Science, Economics, International Relations and German literature at Wellington, Tübingen, Berlin and Minnesota. Before joining ASU I was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford.

My research focuses on economic development, authoritarian regimes and democracy. Questions I am currently interested in include:

For a list of my published work, click here. For my curriculum vitae, please click here. You can find ungated versions of my published papers here. You can find replication data for my published work at the Harvard Dataverse or ASU Dataverse.


Arizona State University

School of Politics and Global Studies

Coor Hall

975 S. Myrtle Ave

Tempe, AZ 85282