“‘Pious Populists at the Gate’ – A Case Study of Economic Development in Turkey under AKP”, Economics of Transition, Volume 25, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages 271–312.

“Islamic Rule and the Empowerment of the Poor and Pious” , Econometrica, Vol. 82, No. 1 (January, 2014), 229–269, (Online Appendix)
a) STATA replication files

b) Alternative Cattaneo et al. (2017) replication files in both R and STATA

“Institutions and Nonconvergence Traps,” joint with Philippe Aghion and Peter Howitt, in Aghion, Philippe and Peter Howitt, The Economics of Growth, MIT Press, 2009

“Religion, Politics, and Development – Essays in Development Economics and Political Economics,” IIES Monograph Series no. 68, Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University

Working Papers

“The Effect of Children’s Education on Their Mothers’ Attitudes: Evidence from Turkey,” joint with Selim Gulesci and Sofia Trommlerová

“Industrial Espionage and Productivity”, joint with Albrecht Glitz, (revise and resubmit, American Economic Review)
    Media: ScienceBBCHBR, FT, WSJ.

“Political Man on Horseback – Coups and Development”

    Media: Bloomberg, FT, The Economist, HBR.

“State Discretion, Political Connections and Public Procurement: Evidence from Turkey,” joint with Esra Gürakar

“‘For the Love of the Republic’ – Education, Secularism, and Empowerment,” joint with Selim Gulesci (submitted), (winner of the “UWIN Best Paper Award 2014”)