International relations; crisis diplomacy; international political economy; globalization.
Banking and currency crises and the IMF; Institutional design and capital regulation; How emerging markets signal “credibility”
“Exchange Rate Proclamations and Inflation-Fighting Credibility” (with Andrew David Singer), International Organization 64, 2 (Spring 2010)
“Determining Trade Policy: Do Voters Hold Politicians Accountable?” International Organization 63, 3 (Summer 2009)
"Honest Threats: The Interaction of Reputation and Political Institutions in International Crises," Journal of Conflict Resolution (April 2002)