Publications

"Earned Income and Women's Segmented Empowerment: Experimental Evidence from Jordan," with Carolyn Barnett and Amaney Jamal (Forthcoming, American Journal of Political Science).

"Down and Out: Founding Elections and Disillusionment with Democracy in Egypt and Tunisia," with Sharan GrewalComparative Politics, volume 51,

 no. 4, (July 2019).

"Boundaries of Protectionism: Ethnic Politics and Crony Capitalism in Jordan," in Crony Capitalism in the Middle East, ed. Ishac Diwan, Adeel Malik and Izak Atiyas. Oxford University Press, (2019).

"No Arab Bourgeoisie, No Democracy? The Entrepreneurial Middle Class and Democratic Attitudes since the Arab Spring," with Nimah MazaheriComparative Politics, volume 50, no. 4, (July 2018).

"Salafis in Parliament: Democratic Attitudes and Party Politics in the Gulf," Middle East Journal, volume 66, no. 3, (Summer 2012).

 

Works in Progress

"Insecurity and Support for Female Leadership in Conflict-Prone States: Evidence from Afghanistan," with Jasmine Bhatia. Pre-Analysis Plan.

"The Blessings of Scarcity: The Institutional Underpinnings of Small States' Prosperity," with Muhammad Bin Khalid and Jonathan Fu.

"In the Shadows? Informal Enterprise and the State," with Kristin Fabbe and Allison Hartnett. 

Online Commentary

Scottish independence: how do small economies fare? with Marlene Jugl.

Economics Observatory, May. 18, 2022.

What small states can learn from the Gulf - and vice versa. Economic Research Forum (ERF) Policy Portal Forum, Mar. 22, 2022. 

Practicing Islam in Egypt, Consociational Power Sharing, and Women's Segmented Empowerment in Jordan, with Carolyn Barnett, POMEPS Podcast (S.10, Ep.3), Starts at 11:36, Jan. 22, 2021. 

Remote Work and Women's Employment in MENA: Opportunity or Pitfall?, with Carolyn Barnett and Amaney Jamal, Economic Research Forum (ERF) Policy Portal Forum, Dec. 15, 2020.

Public Sector Employment in MENA: A Comparison with World Indicators, Economic Research Forum (ERF) Policy Portal Forum, Aug. 31, 2020.

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