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"Insecurity and Support for Female Leadership in Conflict States: Evidence from Afghanistan," with Jasmine Bhatia , British Journal of Political Science, Available Online, December 2023 

"Earned Income and Women's Segmented Empowerment: Experimental Evidence from Jordan," with Carolyn Barnett and Amaney Jamal, American Journal of Political Science, volume 65, no. 4, 2021, pp. 954 - 970.

"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).

Online Commentary

The India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor: An Early Assessment, Economic Research Forum (ERF) Policy Portal Forum, Oct. 31, 2023. 

  • Rated one of the most read Policy Portal Forum Blogs of 2023.

Small Gulf States in World MarketsAPSA - MENA Politics Newsletter, volume 5, no. 4, Oct. 2022, pp.60 - 65.

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.

For copies of published materials, please click on titles or email smonroe [at] yale-nus [dot] edu [dot] sg

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