M.A. Yale University, Economics (2002)
M.Phil. Yale University, Economics (2003)
Ph.D. Yale University, Economics (2006)
Areas of Expertise
- Economic history
- Development economics
- Applied microeconomics
Select Recent Publications
“Capital Structure and Corporate Performance in Late Imperial Russia” (with Amanda Gregg) European Review of Economic History, forthcoming.
“Collective Action and Representation in Autocracies: Evidence from Russia’s Great Reforms” (with Paul Dower, Evgeny Finkel and Scott Gelbach), American Political Science Review 112.1 (2018): 125-147.
“Quantitative Evidence in Russian Economic History,” Slavic Review 76.1 (2017): 30-36
“Russia” (with Andrei Markevich), in Kevin H. O’Rourke and Jeffrey Williamson, eds., Industrial Growth in the Global Periphery Since 1870. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.
“Communal Property Rights and Land Redistributions in Late-Tsarist Russia,” Economic History Review 69.3 (2016): 773-800.
Select Working and Submitted Papers
“The Long-Run Consequences of Labor Coercion: Evidence from Russian Serfdom” (with Johannes Buggle), 2018, R & R
“The Births, Lives, and Deaths of Corporations in Late Imperial Russia” (with Amanda Gregg), Working paper, 2018
Select Research in Progress
The Black Repartition: Serfdom, Emancipation, and the Political Economy of Development in Late-Imperial Russia (tentative title; book project)