Research

Publications

  1. Mazumder, Soumyajit. Forthcoming. “The Persistent Effect of the US Civil Rights Movement on Political Attitudes.” American Journal of Political Science
  2. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2017. “Autocracies and the International Sources of Cooperation.” Journal of Peace Research 54(3): 412-426
  3. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2016. “Can I Stay a BIT Longer? The Effect of Bilateral Investment Treaties on Political Survival.” The Review of International Organizations 11(4): 477-521.

Under Review

  1. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2018. “The Slave Order in American Political Development.”
  2. Fouka, Vasiliki, Soumyajit Mazumder, and Marco Tabellini. 2018. “From Immigrants to Americans: Race, Status, and Assimilation during the First Great Migration.”
  3. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2018. “Implausibly Exogenous? Sensitivity Analysis for the Ignorability Assumption in Instrumental Variables Design.”
  4. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2018. “Policy Feedbacks and the Structure of Redistribution: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Medicare, 2008-2012.”

Working Papers

  1. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2018. “Becoming White: How Mass Warfare Turned Immigrants into Americans.”
  2. Feigenbaum, James, Soumyajit Mazumder, and Cory Smith. 2018. “The Economic Origins and Legacies of Racial Repression: Evidence from a Historical Natural Experiment in the U.S. South.”
  3. Jacob Brown,Ryan Enos, James Feigenbaum, and Soumyajit Mazumder. 2018. “Long-Term Causes of Partisanship: Evidence from Linked Census and Voter File Data.”

Ongoing Projects

  1. Immigrants into Americans: The Political Origins of National Assimmilation, 1880-1930 (Book Project)
  2. Rich Man’s War, Immigrant’s Fight? The Social Origins of Military Service during the U.S. Civil War
  3. The Economic and Political Legacies of the New Deal: Evidence from Linked Administrative Data (with Jacob Brown, Ryan Enos, and James Feigenbaum with support from the Russell Sage Foundation)
  4. The Political and Industrial Origins of Convict Lease