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. 2017. “Does Public Policy Make Citizens? Causal Estimates of the Impact of Welfare State Participation on Democratic Citizenship.”
  2. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2017. “The Slave Order in American Political Development.”

Working Papers

  1. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2017. “War, Women, and the Violent Origins of Gender Equality”
  2. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2017. “Becoming White: How Mass Warfare Turned Immigrants into Americans.”
  3. Fouka, Vasiliki, Soumyajit Mazumder, and Marco Tabellini. 2017. “From Immigrants to Americans: Race, Status, and Assimilation during the First Great Migration.” (Please email me for the latest draft.)
  4. Mazumder, Soumyajit and Jon Rogowski. 2017. “Distributive Politics, Presidential Particularism, and War.”
  5. Feigenbaum, James, Soumyajit Mazumder, and Cory Smith. 2017. “The Economic Origins and Legacies of Racial Repression: Evidence from a Historical Natural Experiment in the U.S. South.” (Please email me for the latest draft.)
  6. Feigenbaum, James and Soumyajit Mazumder. 2017. “The Economic Origins of Political Competition in the U.S. South.” (Please email me for the latest draft.)
  7. Mazumder, Soumyajit and James Vreeland. 2017. “Does Foreign Aid Work? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in International Relations.”
  8. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2017. “Identification and Estimation of Causal Effects with Aggregated Regression Discontinuities with an Application to Unionization.” (Please email me for the latest draft.)
  9. Hill, Mark, Jaclyn Kaslovsky, and Soumyajit Mazumder. 2017. “Language and Legislation: How the Branding of Legislation Spreads throughout the Chambers.” (Please email me for the latest draft.)
  10. Mazumder, Soumyajit and Ariel White. 2017. “How Street-Level Bureaucrats Respond to Protest.” (Please email me for the latest draft.)
  11. Mazumder, Soumyajit. 2017. “Implausibly Exogenous? Sensitivity Analysis for the Ignorability Assumption in Instrumental Variables Design.”

Ongoing Projects

  1. War Changes Everything: How Mass Warfare Fundamentally Shapes Who We Are (Book Project)
  2. A Formal Model of Diversity, Coercion, and Development
  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. Rich Man’s War, Immigrants’ Fight? Why Immigrants Enlist to Fight, 1860-1918
  5. Losing the Monopoly on Violence: Rebellion, Local Elites, and the Downfall of Imperial China (with Yuhua Wang)
  6. Patronage and Clientelism in the Age of Mass Migration (with James Snyder)
  7. The Political and Industrial Origins of Convict Lease
  8. Reconstruction and Structural Change in the U.S. South (with Jeffry Frieden, Richard Grossman, and Saumitra Jha)
  9. A Quantitative Political and Social History of the American Revolution (with Amy Uden)

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

Applied Statistics

Development and application of statistical methods for social science.