Current research

Most of my research can be accessed through my SSRN page. Recent papers and projects include:

Populism and Inequality: Does Reality Match the Populist Rhetoric? (With Andrea Sáenz de Viteri, Martin Štrobl and Martin Rode)

The Growth Consequences of Socialism. Presented at the annual Danish Public Choice Workshop, Aarhus, 28 February 2022; and the APEE conference, Las Vegas, 3-5 April, 2022. (With Andreas Bergh and Luděk Kouba)

Economic Freedom and the Greenhouse Gas Kuznets Curve. To have been presented at the cancelled annual meetings of the Public Choice Society, Newport Beach, 2020.

Coup d’État, Institutional Change, and National Productivity. To be presented at the 2022 conference in the Southern Economic Association. (With Daniel Bennett and Steve Gohmann)

A Century of Regime Change in Latin America and the Caribbean. (With Andrea Sáenz de Viteri and Martin Rode)