Policy Publications

“Turkey and the Economics of Coups,” Harvard Business Review, July 22 2016.

“Whither Legal Turkey”, FREE Policy Brief Series, Oct 10 2011.

Political Islam and Women’s Rights – Evidence from Turkey,” FREE Policy Brief Series, May 6, 2013

What Expansion of Mandatory Schooling Can and Cannot Do in Conservative Muslim Societies“, FREE Policy Brief Series, April 7, 2014

Evaluating the Political Man on Horseback – Coups and Economic Development“, FREE Policy Brief Series, May 25, 2015

On the Timing of Turkey’s Authoritarian Turn“, FREE Policy Brief Series, April 4, 2016

The Economic Track Record of Pious Populists – Evidence from Turkey“, FREE Policy Brief Series, November 21, 2016

Other Writings

“Erdogan’s Coup” with Dani Rodrik, Foreign Affairs, May 26th 2014, (Türkçe)

UD måste sluta skönmåla Turkiet,” op-ed in Expressen, March 30th, 2014.

Analysis of Turkish local elections 2014 (1, 2, 3)

Media coverageFT, Washington Post, The National Interest, Jadaliyya, Christian Science Monitor, Bloomberg View, Dagens Nyheter, Cumhuriyet (12, 3), Radikal, Die Welt

Analysis of Turkish national elections 2015 (link)

Media coverage: GMF, American Interest, Foreign Policy, Al-Monitor

Turkey-PKK conflict (1, 2)

Media coverage: Christian Science Monitor (1,2), Reuters, Politico

Analysis of democratic development in Turkey

Media coverage: Birgün, CumhuriyetOdaTV,