Research

Publications

  1. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2017. “Autocracies and the International Sources of Cooperation.” Journal of Peace Research 54(3): 412-426
  2. 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.

Working Papers

  1. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2017. “A Change is Gonna’ Come: The Persistent Effect of the US Civil Rights Movement on Political Attitudes.” (Revise \& Resubmit at the American Journal of Political Science)
  2. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2017. “The Slave Order in American Political Development: Evidence from the New Deal Era.” (Under review)
  3. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2017. “Does Public Policy Make Citizens? Causal Estimates of the Impact of Welfare State Participation on Democratic Citizenship” (Under review)
  4. Feigenbaum, James (Boston University), Soumyajit Mazumder, and Cory Smith (MIT). 2017. “The Economic Origins and Legacies of Racial Repression: Evidence from a Historical Natural Experiment in the U.S. South.”
  5. Feigenbaum, James (Boston University) and Soumyajit Mazumder. 2017. “The Economic Origins of Political Competition in the U.S. South.”
  6. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2017. “War, Women, and the Violent Origins of Gender Equality.”
  7. Kaslovsky, Jaclyn (Harvard University), Soumyajit Mazumder, and Mark Hill (Harvard University). 2017. “Language and Legislation: How the Branding of Legislation Spreads throughout the Chambers.”
  8. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2017. “Identification and Estimation of Causal Effects with Aggregated Regression Discontinuities with an Application to Union Certification Elections.”
  9. Mazumder, Soumayjit and James Raymond Vreeland (Georgetown University). 2017. “Does Foreign Aid Work? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in International Relations”

For further details on ongoing work, see the below groups of projects:

Applied Statistics

Development and application of statistical methods for social science