1. "Shocks and the spatial distribution of economic activity: The role of institutions," Accepted at Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

  2. "Education and propaganda: Tradeoffs to public education provision in nondemocracies," Journal of Public Economics, 2018, 160: 66-81.

Working Papers

  1. "The economic legacy of expulsion: Lessons from postwar Czechoslovakia," Conditionally Accepted at The Economic Journal.

  2. "Resource blessing? Oil, risk, and religious communities as social insurance in the U.S.  South," Submitted (with Andreas Ferrara).​

Works in Progress

  1. "Agglomeration polities: National identity, public goods, and political constraints" (with Stergios Skaperdas).

Patrick A.


Assistant Professor of Economics

Tulane University

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