Current research

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

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

Late Colonial Antecedents of Modern Democracy. Presented at the Australasian Public Choice Conference, Brisbane, 9-10 December, 2019. (With Martin Rode)

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.

Social Trust and Patterns of Growth. To have been presented at the cancelled annual meetings of the European Public Choice Society, Luzern, 2020.

Innovation Consequences of Catastrophic National Events: Evidence from Institutional Change in the Aftermath of Political Coups. (With Daniel Bennett and Steve Gohmann)