Research Projects

My research lies at the intersection of international and comparative political economy, comparative politics, and political behavior. I primarily study the politics of economic policies, exploring how parties and voters influence and respond to the (macro-)economy. Trained in both economics and politics in the midst of the Great Recession, I am especially interested in the politics of economic crises when distributional conflicts gain salience and become highly politicized. I thus collect new data and use quantitative and qualitative methods to explain conflicts about social and macroeconomic policies within and between countries. At the moment, I work on the following broad research projects: