Work in Progress

"The Security Dilemma and Paths to Modern Development," with Mark Dincecco (University of Michigan). Book manuscript under contract at Cambridge University Press.

"The Reach of the State," with Charles Chang (Duke Kunshan University). [PDF]

"Internal Conflict and State Development: Evidence from Imperial China," with Mark Dincecco (University of Michigan). [PDF]

"Dethroning the Mao-Era Elite: Using Organizational Histories to Illuminate Cadre Management," with Hao Chen (Tsinghua University), Saul Wilson (Harvard University), Changxin Xu, and Cheng Cheng (New York University). [PDF]

"State Capacity," with Mark Dincecco (University of Michigan). Book chapter commissioned for Oxford Handbook of Historical Political Economy.