Research


Book


Reproducible Research with R and RStudio

Chapman and Hall/CRC Press. ISBN 978-1466572843. 2013.

Website with sample chapters.

Source files on GitHub.



Published Articles


Competing Risks and Deposit Insurance Governance Convergence

International Political Science Review. 2014. 35(2):197-217.

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Website with data, source code, and ancillary tables.

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The Diffusion of Financial Supervisory Governance Ideas

Review of International Political Economy. 2013. 20(4):881-916.

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Supervisory transparency in the European banking union

with Mark Hallerberg

Bruegel Policy Contribution. January 2014.

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Media mentions: Der Standard (Austria), forthcoming in Nowa Europa. Przeglad Natolinski (Poland)



Who Decides? Resolving Failed Banks in a European Framework

with Mark Hallerberg

Bruegel Policy Contribution. November 2013.

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GitHub: A tool for social data set development and verification in the cloud

The Political Methodologist. 2013. 20(2): 2-7.

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An updated PDF is available at SSRN.

Associated R package repmis.



Working Papers/Under Review


simPH: An R Package for Showing Estimates for Interactive and Nonlinear Effects from Cox Proportional Hazard Models

Conditional acceptance by the Journal of Statistical Software.

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R package simPH.

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Inflated Expectations: How government partisanship shapes bureaucrats' inflation expectations

with Cassandra Grafström

Revise and Resubmit at Political Science Research and Methods.

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Does Banking Union Worsen the EU’s Democratic Deficit?
The need for greater supervisory data transparency

with Mark Hallerberg

Revise and Resubmit at the Journal of Common Market Studies.

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Bad Banks as a Response to Crises:
When Do Governments Use Them, and Why Does Their Governance Differ?

with Mark Hallerberg

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The project website.

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Two Sword Lengths Apart: Credible Commitment Problems and Physical Violence in Multi-party Elected National Legislatures

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Map of legislative violence (1980 - 2011)
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Clearing the Benches: How institutional incentives shape legislative brawls

with Emily Beaulieu

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How the Fed Manages its External Environment:
An Analysis of Social Network and Topical Responses (1997-2012)

with Kevin Young

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Information and Financial Crisis Policymaking

with Mícheál O'Keeffe

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Problems in the Study of Political Institutions and Financial Crises:
Time Period Dependence and Measurement Errors

with Mark Hallerberg

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dynsim: An R Implementation of Dynamic Simulations of Autoregressive Relationships

with Laron K Williams and Guy D Whitten

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Automating R Package Citations in Reproducible Research Documents

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Work in Progress

  • Letting German Banks Fail: Federalism and the decision to close troubled banks (with Sahil Deo, Christian Franz, and Mark Hallerberg)
  • Building Better Bad Banks (with Mark Hallerberg)
  • The Financial Regulatory Transparency Index (with Mark Copelovich and Mark Hallerberg)
  • Fed Governors' Predictions: Professional background and Partisan Affiliation
  • Varieties of Financial Regulation (with Jeff Chwieroth)
  • Partisan Biases in Voters' Economic Forecasts.
  • I Honestly Don't Know: Credibly Committing to Bad Information


Other


Knowing the unknowns: financial policymaking in uncertainty

London School of Economics PhD Thesis. 2012.