papers uNDER REVIEW
“Party System Nationalization and the Provision of Public Health Services.” (With Ken Kollman and Joel Simmons).
“Dividing the Spoils: Party Nationalization, Credibility, and Foreign Direct Investment.” (With Joel Simmons, Ken Kollman and Irfan Noorudin).
“Legislative Policy-Making Authority, the Number of Parties and Party System Aggregation.” (With Heather Stoll).
"Temptation in Vote-Selling: Evidence from a Field Experiment in the Philippines." (with Stephen Leider, Nico Ravanilla, and Dean Yang). Journal of Development Economics, forthcoming.
“Thailand and Philippines under Mixed Member Majority Systems.” 2016. In Nathan F. Batto, Chi Huang, Alexander C. Tan, and Gary W. Cox, eds. Elections in Taiwan and Japan under Mixed-Member Majoritarian Systems. University of Michigan Press.
“Pork & Typhoons: The Influence of Political Connections on Disaster Response.” (with James Atkinson and Nico Ravanilla). 2015. In Ronald Mendoza et al., eds. Building Inclusive Democracies in ASEAN. Manila: Anvil, 74-96.
“Party and Party System Institutionalization in the Philippines.” 2015. In Allen Hicken and Erik Kuhonta, eds. Party and Party System Institutionalization in Asia. Cambridge University Press
“Reexamining Party System Institutionalization through Asian Lenses.” (with Erik Kuhonta). 2015. In Allen Hicken and Erik Kuhonta, eds. Party and Party System Institutionalization in Asia. Cambridge University Press
“Late to the Party: Institutional Reform and the Development of Partisanship in Thailand.” 2013. Trans: National and Regional Studies of Southeast Asia 1(2): 199-213.
“Are All Presidents Created Equal? Presidential Powers and the Shadow of Presidential Elections.” (with Heather Stoll). Comparative Political Studies 14(3): 291-319, 2013.
“VirThai: A PS-I Implemented Agent-Based Model of Thailand in 2010 as a Predictive and Analytic Tool.” (with Brandon Alcorn and Miguel Garces). Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs. 12(1), 2012.
“Forcing the Genie Back in the Bottle: Sociological Change, Institutional Reform, and Health Policy in Thailand.” (with Joel Selway). 2011, Journal of East Asian Studies.
“Conceptualizing and Measuring Democracy: A New Approach.” (with Michael Coppedge, John Gerring, David Altman, Michael Bernhard, Steven Fish, Matthew Kroenig, Staffan I. Lindberg, Kelly McMann, Pamela Paxton, Holli A. Semetko, Svend-Erik Skaaning, Jeffrey Staton and Jan Teorell). Perspectives on Politics 9(2): 247-67. 2011
“Coming up Short? Party System Institutionalization in Southeast Asia.” In Challenges and Prospectus of Democratic Governance in Southeast Asia. Aurel Croissant and Marco Bünte eds. Palgrave. 2011.
“Presidents and Parties: How Presidential Elections Shape Coordination in Legislative Elections.” (with Heather Stoll). Comparative Political Studies 44 (7). 2011.
“Shadows from the Past: Party System Institutionalization in Asia.” (with Erik Kuhonta) Comparative Political Studies 44, no. 5 (May). 572-597, 2011.
“Clientelism.” Annual Review of Political Science. 14: 289-310. 2011.
“Introduction.” In Allen Hicken, ed. Politics of Modern Southeast Asia: Critical Concepts. Routeledge Press, 2011.
“The Philippines in 2008: Peace-building, War-fighting, and Crisis Management.” Asian Survey January/February 2009. Vol. 49, no. 1: 193-99.
“The Politics of Economic Upgrading: Uneven Development in Thailand.” (With Richard Doner and Bryan Ritchie). Review of Policy Research 26, no. 1-2: pp. 151-171, January/February 2009.
“Electoral Rules and the Size of the Prize: How Political Institutions Shape Presidential Party Systems.” (With Heather Stoll), Journal of Politics 70(4): 1-19, October 2008.
“The Politics of Economic Recovery in Thailand and the Philippines.” In Crisis as Catalyst in Asia's Dynamic Political Economy. Andrew MacIntyre, T.J. Pempel, John Ravenhill, eds. Cornell University. 2008. Pp. 206-230.
“Developing Democracies in Southeast Asia: Theorizing the Role of Parties and Elections.” In Southeast Asia and Political Science: Theory, Region, and Method. Erik Kuhonta, Daniel Slater, and Tuong Vu, eds. Stanford University Press. 2008. Pp. 80-101.
“Political Engineering and Party Regulation in Southeast Asia.” In Political Parties in Conflict-Prone Societies: Regulation, Engineering and Democratic Development. Benjamin Reilly et. al. eds. United Nations University Press. 2008.
“The Personal Vote and the Efficacy of Education Spending.” (With Joel Simmons). American Journal of Political Science, January 2008, Vol. 52, no. 1: 109-124.
“The Philippines in 2007: Ballots, Budgets, and Bribes.” Asian Survey, January/February 2008. Vol. 48, no. 1: 75-81.
“The 2007 Thai Constitution: A Return to Politics Past.” Crossroads 19:1, 2007, 128-160.
“Omitted Variables, Intent, and Counterfactuals: A Response to Michael Nelson.” Journal of East Asian Studies. 2007. Volume 7, no. 1, pp. 149-158.
“How Do Rules and Institutions Encourage Vote Buying?” In Elections for Sale: The Causes, Consequences, and Reform of Vote Buying. Frederic C. Schaffer, ed. Lynne Rienner. 2007. Pp. 47-60.
“How Effective are Institutional Reforms?” In Elections for Sale: The Causes, Consequences, and Reform of Vote Buying. Frederic C. Schaffer, ed. Lynne Rienner. 2007. Pp. 145-159.
“Stuck in the Mud: Parties and Party Systems in Democratic Southeast Asia.” Taiwan Journal of Democracy. Volume 2, No. 2, December 2006. pp. 23-46.
“Party Fabrication: Constitutional Reform and the Rise of Thai Rak Thai.” Journal of East Asian Studies. 2006, Vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 381-408.
“Political Institutions and Economic Performance: The Effects of Accountability and the Dispersal of Power.” (With Shanker Satyanath and Ernest Sergenti). American Journal of Political Science, October 2005, Vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 497-907.
“Thailand: Combating Corruption Through Electoral Reform.” In Electoral System Design: The New International IDEA Handbook. International IDEA (Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance. 2005. Pp. 105-107.
“Asia: General Overview.” In Handbook of Electoral System Choice. Josep Colomer, ed. Palgrave Press. 2004. 453-474.
"A Guide to the Constitutional Structures and Electoral Systems of Asia." (With Yuko Kasuya.) Electoral Studies. Volume 22, Number 1. 2003. 121-151.
"From Phitsanulok to Parliament: Multiple Parties in Pre-1997 Thailand." In KPI Yearbook. White Lotus Press, 2002. 145-176.
“Parties, Policy and Patronage: Governance and Growth in Thailand.” In Corruption: The Boom and Bust of East Asia. J.E.L. Campos, ed. 2001. Ateneo de Manila Press. 163-182.