I am Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics at the University of Bristol and Research Associate at CAGE Warwick.

My research interests are Applied Microeconomics, Political Economy and Economic History. Wider fields of interest include Behavioural Economics, and Development.

If you are interested in my research, you can have a detailed look at my work below. If you are a student, please click here to go to my teaching page.


Working papers

Impulse Purchases, Gun Ownership and Homicides: Evidence from a Firearm Demand Shock (with David Schindler) – [Abstract] Winner of the Econometric Society’s European Meeting Best Paper Award 2017

Loose Cannons: War Veterans and the Erosion of Democracy in Weimar Germany – [Abstract] Cited in “The 4D Future of Economic History” by Kris J. Mitchener (Journal of Economic History, 2015)

Patronage and Election Fraud: Insights from Russia’s Governors 2000–2012 – [Abstract]

The Political Fallout of Chernobyl: Evidence from West-German Elections – [Abstract]

Work in progress

The Burden of Memory: Persistence of Ethnic Conflict in Yugoslavia (with Leonard Kukić and Filip Novokmet)

Wages, Mortality and Voting in Imperial Germany (with Yanos Zylberberg)