When Issue Salience Affects Adjudication: Evidence from Swiss Asylum Appeal Decisions.” (forthcoming) American Journal of Political Science.

Managing Refugee Protection Crises: Policy Lessons from Economics and Political Science.” Journal of the Finnish Economic Association, 2021, 2(1), 1-24. (with Dominik Hangartner and Matti Sarvimäki)


Working Papers

[judicial behavior, asylum]

Inferring Individual Preferences from Group Decisions: Judicial Preference Variation and Aggregation on Collegial Courts.” (with Dominik Hangartner and Benjamin E. Lauderdale) Working Paper.

Do Fewer Judges Reach Different Decisions? Evidence from a Procedural Change in Asylum Appeal Decision Making.” Working Paper.

[media effects, voting behavior]

When There Are No Media Effects: The Case of the Basler Zeitung” Working Paper.


Ongoing Projects

[exclusionary attitudes, voting behavior]

“Historical Anti-Semitism and Contemporary Exclusionary Attitudes.” (with Elias Dinas)

“Historical Exclusionary Attitudes.” (with Dominik Hangartner and Francisco Tomás-Valiente Jordá)

“Home Economics and the Causes of Housework Inequality” (with Garret Binding)

[judicial procedures]

“Barred Access to Justice: Does Demanding an Advance on Court Costs Reduce the Number of Filed Civil Lawsuits?” (with Andreas Beerli and Lukas Huber)


Policy Papers


Dealing with the Refugee Crisis: Policy Lessons from Economics and Political Science.” (with Dominik Hangartner and Matti Sarvimäki), Report for Finland’s Economic Policy Council, 2017.

[development, humanitarian aid]

“The Political Economy of the West Bank. An Attempt to Explain the Economic Protests in September 2012.” (with Hans Heyn), KAS Country Report (also in German).

“Is Resilience a Valid Objective for Humanitarian Aid?” (with Caroline Hargreaves et al.), Report for MSF UK, 2012.