"Double for Nothing? Experimental Evidence on an Unconditional Teacher Salary Increase in Indonesia"
(with Karthik Muralidharan, Menno Pradhan, and Halsey Rogers)
Quarterly Journal of Economics 2018, Vol. 133(2), pp. 993-1039

"Ethnicity and the spread of civil war"
(with Maarten Bosker)
Journal of Development Economics 2014, Vol. 108, pp. 206-221

"The price and utility dependence of equivalence scales: Evidence from Indonesia"
(with Rob Alessie, and Menno Pradhan)
Journal of Public Economics 2013, Vol. 97, pp. 272-281

"Life satisfaction and age: dealing with underidentification in age - period - cohort models"
(with Rob Alessie)
Social Science & Medicine 2012, Vol. 73(1), pp. 177-182

"Explaining the hump in life cycle consumption profiles"
(with Rob Alessie)
De Economist 2009, Vol. 157(1), pp. 107-120

"Aiding violence or peace? The impact of foreign aid on the risk of civil conflict in sub-Saharan Africa"
(with Eleonora Nillesen)
Journal of Development Economics 2009, Vol. 88(2), pp. 301-313