Peer-Reviewed Publications

2018. "Commercial Diplomacy and Political Risk." International Studies Quarterly, 62 (1): 94-107.

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2018. “Legalization, Diplomacy, and Development: Do Investment Treaties De-politicize Investment Disputes?” (with Srividya

Jandhyala and Lauge Poulsen). World Development 107 (1): 239-252.

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Op-Eds and Policy Briefs


"When will things change? Looking for signs of progress on ending rural hunger." Brookings Policy Brief, October 2017.

"Renegotiating NAFTA: Options for Investment Protection." Brookings Policy Brief, March 2017.

"Lessons for Navigating the Trump Economy - Drawn from the Developing World.", January 18, 2017.

"Rex Tillerson and the Pursuit of Profit in American Foreign Policy." The Hill, January 10, 2017.

"Public Support for Private FDI as a Development Strategy: Getting the Politics Right." Oxford GEG Policy Brief, November 2015.

"State Interpretations of Investment Treaties: Feasible Strategies for Developing Countries" (with Taylor St John). Oxford GEG Policy Brief, June 2015.

"Globalizing the Fed" (with Ngaire Woods). Project Syndicate, February 24, 2014.



Working Papers

2016. "Commercial Diplomacy and American Foreign Policy." GEG Working Paper 2016/119.

2015. "GEG WP 2015/96 The International Investment Regime is Stronger Than You Think: Understanding the Interplay of Diplomatic, Insurance and Legal Approaches for Protecting FDI." GEG Working Paper 2015/96.

Blog Posts

"Airbus, Boeing, and Bombardier: Making sense of the aircraft subsidy wars." October 2017.

"What will Trump’s embrace of bilateralism mean for America’s trade partners?" February 2017.

"Will the West welcome or shun Chinese FDI?" August 2016.

"The politics of commercial diplomacy, Ex-Im and beyond." July 2016.

"Did Apple invest in Didi to shield itself from political risk?" May 2016.

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