Revise and resubmit

Diamonds: Rebel’s and Farmer’s Best Friend. Impact of variation in the price of a lootable, labour-intensive natural resource on the intensity of violent conflict.” Revise and resubmit: Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Working papers

“The wane of command. Evidence on drone strikes and principal-agent dynamics in violent groups.” Job market paper

The long-term effect of slavery on violent crime.” (with Moamen Gouda)

Ongoing projects

“Community Forest Monitoring and Awareness of Forest Use Rules in Uganda.” Pre-analysis plan (with Eisenbarth et al.). Meta-analysis plan (with Golden et al.).

“How does recalling experiences of conflict affect behaviour that aids or hinders post-conflict recovery.” Pre-analysis plan (with Keyman et al.).


“‘The Fear Factor is a Main Thing’: How Radio Influences Anxiety and Political Attitudes“. 2017. Journal of Development Studies 53(8), 1123-1146. (with Mareike Schomerus)

Probing for Proof, Plausibility, Principle and Possibility: A New Approach to Assessing Evidence in a Systematic Evidence Review.” 2016. Development Policy Review 34(1), 5-27. (with Mareike Schomerus)

“South Sudan’s long crisis of justice. Merging notions of lack of socio-economics justice and criminal accountability.” Forthcoming. In: Nouwen et al. eds. Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South Sudan: The `Comprehensive’ Peace Agreement and Beyond. British Academy. (with Mareike Schomerus)

Does `Security’ Imply Safety? On the (Lack of) Correlation Between Different Aspects of Security.” 2015. Stability: International Journal of Security and Development 4(1), Art.39.

And then he switched off the phone”: Mobile phones, participation and political accountability in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State.” 2015. Stability: International Journal of Security and Development 4(1), Art.10. (with Mareike Schomerus)

“Natural Resources and Insecurity.” 2014. In: Kaldor and Rangelov eds. Handbook of Human Security Policy. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Natural resources and conflict. An overview of controversies, consensus and channels.” 2010. The Economics of Peace and Security Journal 5(2): 17-22.