Research

Publications

When Issue Salience Affects Adjudication: Evidence from Swiss Asylum Appeal Decisions.” (forthcoming) American Journal of Political Science. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ajps.12612

Managing Refugee Protection Crises: Policy Lessons from Economics and Political Science.” CReAM Discussion Paper Series 31/21. https://www.cream-migration.org/publ_uploads/CDP_31_21.pdf (with Dominik Hangartner and Matti Sarvimäki) (forthcoming in the Journal of Finnish Economic Association)

 

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]

Media Take-Over and Voting Behavior: Can Politician-Owned Newspapers Shift Voters?” Working Paper.

 

Ongoing Projects

[exclusionary attitudes, voting behavior]

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

“Historical Exclusionary Attitudes.” (with Dominik Hangartner)

[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

[immigration]

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.