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University of Michigan Press. Winner of the 2001 Hewett Prize for outstanding publication in political economy given by the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies.

The Policy World Meets Academia: Designing U.S. Policy toward Russia (2010). Co-edited with Timothy Colton and Robert Legvold. American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Cambridge, MA.

Building States and Markets After Communism: The Perils of Polarized Democracy (2010
). Cambridge University Press. Awarded Best Book published in 2010 by the Comparative Democratization Section of the American Political Science Association. Winner of the 2011 Hewett Prize for outstanding publication in political economy given by the Association for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies.


Property Rights and Property Wrongs: How Power, Institutions and Norms Shape Economic Conflict in Russia. Cambridge University Press (2017).


  • Vote Brokers, Clientelist Appeals and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Russia and Venezuela.” forthcoming World Politics. With Ora John Reuter and David Szakonyi. October 2019.




  • “Hitting Them With Carrots: Voter Intimidation and Vote Buying in Russia.” British Journal of Political Science.   February 2018.  With Ora John Reuter and Davis Szakonyi.

  • "Elections and Property Rights: A Natural Experiment from Russia." 2016. January. Comparative Political Studies. With Andrei Yakovlev





























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