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The socioeconomic drivers of China’s primary PM 2.5 emissions
(IOP Publishing, 2014)
Primary PM2.5 emissions contributed significantly to poor air quality in China. We present an interdisciplinary study to measure the magnitudes of socioeconomic factors in driving primary PM2.5 emission changes ...
Inefficient lobbying, populism and oligarchy
(Elsevier BV, 2007)
This paper analyses the efficiency consequences of lobbying in a production economy with imperfect commitment. We first show that the Pareto efficiency result found for truthful equilibria of common agency games in static ...
Redistribution in a model of voting and campaign contributions
(Elsevier BV, 2011)
I propose a framework in which individual political participation can take two distinct forms, voting and contributing resources to campaigns, in a context in which the negligible impact of any individual’s actions on ...
Displaced: A Proposal for International Law to Protect Refugees, Migrants, and States
(Berkeley Law Scholarship Repository, 2016)
How can international law better protect both international security and the human rights of people fleeing violence? International refugee law protects only the refugees: those fleeing across borders due to a well-founded ...
Left Pessimism and Political Science
(Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017-03)
I examine why contemporary social scientists on the political left are relatively pessimistic about the public arena and its trajectory. To develop an answer, I explore subsidiary questions: What is the evidence of social ...