"Indigenous Welfare, Tribal Homelands, and the Impact of Civil Society Organizations: A Subnational Analysis of Federal India" (with Sunila Kale).  Chapter of Inside Countries: Subnational Research in Comparative Politics, edited by Agustina Giraudy, Eduardo Moncada, and Richard Snyder. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming. 

"No Arab Bourgeoisie, No Democracy?  The Entrepreneurial Middle Class and Democratic Attitudes since the Arab Spring" (with Steven L. Monroe). Comparative Politics (July 2018). 

"Oil, Dissent, and Distribution." World Development (November 2017): 186-202.

"Gender, Entrepreneurship, and the Formal-Informal Dilemma: Evidence from Indonesia" (with Laura Babbitt and Drusilla Brown). World Development (August 2015): 163-174.

"Oil Wealth, Colonial Legacies, and the Challenges of Economic Liberalization." Political Research Quarterly (December 2014): 769-782.

"Natural Resources, Development Strategies, and Lower Caste Empowerment in India's Mineral Belt: Bihar and Odisha during the 1990s" (with Sunila Kale). Studies in Comparative International Development (September 2014): 343-369.

"The Saudi Monarchy and Economic Familism in an Era of Business Environment Reforms." Business and Politics (December 2013): 295-321.

"Leadership and Institutional Change in the Public Provision of Transportation Infrastructure: An Analysis of India's Bihar" (Lead author, with Edouard Al-Dahdah, Sandeep Poundrik and Soujanya Chodavarapu). Journal of Development Studies (January 2013): 19-35.

"The `Resource Curse' in MENA? Political Transitions, Resource Wealth, Economic Shocks, and Conflict Risk" (with Michael Ross and Kai Kaiser). World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 5742. The World Bank, 2011.

"Iraq and the Domestic Political Effects of Economic Sanctions." The Middle East Journal (Spring 2010): 253-68.

"Telecommunications Reform, Internet Use, and Mobile Phone Adoption in the Developing World" (with Philip Howard). World Development (July 2009): 1159-69.

"An `Informal' Revolution: State-Business Conflict and Institutional Change in Iran." Middle Eastern Studies (July 2008): 585-602.

"State Repression in the Iranian Bazaar, 1975-1977: The Anti-Profiteering Campaign and an Impending Revolution." Iranian Studies (September 2006): 401-14.