Research

 
PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
 
Deterring Emigration with Foreign Aid: An Overview of Evidence from Low-Income Countries (with Michael A. Clemens). Population and Development Review, 44(4): December 2018, pages 667-93. Pre-pub ungated version.
 
Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion (with Michael A. Clemens and Ethan G. Lewis). American Economic Review, 108(6): June 2018, pages 1468-87. Ungated version.
 
Temporary work visas as US-Haiti development cooperation: a preliminary impact evaluation (with Michael A. Clemens). IZA Journal of Labor and Development, 6(4): December 2017, n.p. Open access.
 
Moving beyond “China in Africa”: Insights from Zambian Immigration Data. Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, 46(2): August 2017, pages 155-74. Open access.
 
 
WORKING PAPERS
 
The Future of Mobility and Migration within and from Sub-Saharan Africa (with Loren B. Landau and Caroline Wanjiku Kihato).
 
 
IN PROCESS
 
Using Big Data to Measure Intraregional Mobility in Africa
 
Assessing African Migration Aspirations: A Conjoint Analysis
 
Conflict-Induced Displacement Revisited (with Benjamin Crisman)
 
Dynamics of Displacement: Evidence from Iraq's War against ISIL (with Benjamin Crisman)
 
The Other Color Line: Racial Boundary Formation in the 19th Century American West
 
Mobility Effects of Immigration Restriction: Evidence from Chinese Exclusion