"Tea Leaf Elections: Inferring Purpose for Authoritarian Elections from Post-election Responses to Local Defeats." Journal of Politics, 84.4 (2002)
"The Role of Retributive Justice in Citizen Evaluations of Government: The Case of China." Journal of Politics, 84.1:602-606 (2022), with Lily Tsai and Sean (Shiyao) Liu.
"How Electoral Integrity Affects Voter Turnout in Democracies." Australian Journal of Political Science (2017), with Fernando Martínez i Coma.
Selected works in progress
"A Warning from Above: Why Authoritarian Anti-protest Propaganda Works." R&R, with Mai Truong
"Authoritarian Elections in the Goldilocks Zone: How Managing the Information-Certainty Trade-off Generates Unforeseen Problems." Under Review, with Jason Todd
"How Dictators Can Have Their Cake and Eat It Too: Ballot Order Manipulation in Russia, Vietnam, and China." Under Review, with Jason Todd
"Institutional Ambiguity Enables Successful Centralization: Evidence from China and Vietnam." Working Paper, with Warren Wenzhi Lu
"Intercalibrating Nightlight Data from VIIRS-DNB and DMSP-OLS for Social Science Research." Working Paper.
"Do Responsive Officials or Sanctioning Officials Enhance Tax Compliance? Experimental Evidence from China." Working Paper, with Xiaobo Lü, Lily Tsai, and Ping Zhang
"Clans of Compatriots: Collusion and Competition in an Autocracy," with Quoc-Anh Do, Edmund Malesky, and Kieu-Trang Nguyen
"Transnational Impact of Chinese Propaganda on Inter-group Relations Overseas," with Jeremy Siow and Tony Zirui Yang
"Countering Local Data Misreport," with Handi Li and Shengqiao Lin