Laura Mayoral and Ola Olsson explore early state development using Ancient Egypt as a laboratory.
Ruben Durante and Milena Djourelova find that executive orders likely to generate negative publicity tend to be issued on the eve of days when other important events distract the media and the public.
Mariella Gonzales, Gianmarco Leon-Ciliotta and Luis R. Martinez investigate the causal effect of a fine for electoral abstention on different margins of voter responses in Peru.
Aina Gallego, Thomas Kurer and Nikolas Schöll empirically analyze the political consequences of digitalization.
Maria Petrova discusses her ERC Starting Grant project in this short video
Edward Glaeser and Giacomo Ponzetto develop a model of the political economy of transportation investments.