Published and forthcoming articles and book chapters

The Mass Political Economy of Capital Controls.” (with David Steinberg). Comparative Political Studies (forthcoming)

Does Democracy Promote Capital Account Liberalization? (with David Steinberg and Christoph Nguyen). Review of International Political Economy (forthcoming).

Default Positions: What Shapes Public Attitudes about International Debt Disputes? (with David Steinberg). International Studies Quarterly 62, 3: 520-533. Replication data here. Online appendix here

It Happened Again: Farrell and Quiggin on the Resurrection of Old Keynesian Ideas during the Global Financial Crisis. Contribution to an International Studies Quarterly online symposium (January 2018). Survey referenced in the comment here

Slumdog versus Superman: Uncertainty, Innovation, and the Circulation of Power in the Global Film Industry.(with Lucia A. Seybert and Peter J. Katzenstein). In Peter J. Katzenstein and Lucia Seybert, eds. Protean Power: Exploring the Uncertain and Unexpected in World Politics. New York: Cambridge University Press (2018): pp. 209-225.

Incomplete Control: The Circulation of Power in Finance.(with Erin Lockwood). In Peter J. Katzenstein and Lucia Seybert, eds. Protean Power: Exploring the Uncertain and Unexpected in World Politics. New York: Cambridge University Press (2018): pp. 166-187.

International Financial Institutions and Market Liberalization in the Developing World.In Carol Lancaster and Nicolas van de Walle, eds. The O xford Handbook of the Politics of Development. New York: Oxford University Press (2018): pp. 385-408.

Are IMF Lending Programs Good or Bad for Democracy? (with Geoffrey Wallace). Review of International Organizations 12, 4 (2017): 523-558. Online supporting information here

Organizational Culture(with Catherine Weaver). In Jacob Katz Cogan, Ian Hurd, and Ian Johnstone, eds. Oxford Handbook of International Organizations. New York: Oxford University Press (2016): pp. 920-939.

Market Rules: Social Conventions, Legal Fictions, and the Organization of Sovereign Debt Markets in the Long Twentieth Century.In Gregoire Mallard and Jerome Sgard, eds. Contractual Knowledge: One Hundred Years of Legal Experimentation in Global Markets. New York: Cambridge University Press (2016): pp. 118-150. Dataset and commands

“Paper Entanglements: Why (and How) Keynes' Ideas about Sovereign Debt Still Matter.” Challenge 58, 6 (2015): 492-508.

Playing Favorites: How Shared Beliefs Shape the IMF’s Lending Decisions.” International Organization 68, 2 (April 2014): 297-328. Datasets and supplementary appendix for the article can be found here

Uncertainty, Risk, and the Financial Crisis of 2008 (with Peter J. Katzenstein). International Organization 68, 2 (April 2014): 361-392.

The IMF’s Evolving Role in Global Economic Governance.” In Manuela Moschella and Catherine Weaver, eds. Handbook of Global Economic Governance. New York: Routledge Press (2014): 156-170.

Reading the Right Signals and Reading the Signals Right: IPE and the Financial Crisis of 2008. (with Peter J. Katzenstein). Review of International Political Economy 20, 5 (2013): 1101-1131. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09692290.2013.804854

Worlds in Collision: Risk and Uncertainty in Hard Times” (with Peter J. Katzenstein). In Miles Kahler and David Lake, eds. Politics in the New Hard Times: The Great Recession in Comparative Perspective. Ithaca: Cornell University Press (2013): 233-52.

Governing Risky and Uncertain Financial Markets.” SWP Comments 45 (December 2012).

The International Monetary Fund and the Prospects for Democracy in the Developing World” (with Geoffrey Wallace). In Dursun Peksen, ed. Liberal Interventionism and Democracy Promotion. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books (2012): 87-114.

“Mondi in Collisione: Incertezza e Rischio in Tempi Difficili” (with Peter J. Katzenstein). Stato e Mercato 93, 3 (2011): 369-93.

“Does Compliance Matter? Assessing the Relationship between Sovereign Risk and Compliance with International Monetary Law.” Review of International Organizations 5, 2 (2010): pp.107-39.

(Ungated version) Does Compliance Matter?

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Papers in progress

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“Divergent Legalization in Global Economic Governance: Why is Money so Different from Trade?” (with Karen Alter).