Published work

"What's in a Name? A Method for Extracting Information about Ethnicity from Names." Political Analysis. 2015. [pdf] [code]

Working Papers

“Security in the Absence of a State: Traditional Authority, Livestock Trading, and Maritime Piracy in Northern Somalia.” With Robin Harding and Avidit AcharyaUnder review.

“When Do Politicians Reward Their Supporters? Evidence from Kenya’s Constituencies Development Fund.” With Daniel N. PosnerUnder review.

“Bring Out Your Dead!: Translating dead voters into votes in Kenya's 2002 General Election.”

“Stain Removal: How Violence Shapes Electoral Demography in Kenya, 2007 – 2010.” 

"Improving Voter Registration in Kenya." With Peter Van der Windt.