Research

Publications

Masaki, Takaaki. “The Political Economy of Aid Allocation in Africa: Evidence from Zambia.” Forthcoming at African Studies Review.

Masaki, Takaaki. “Lagged Explanatory Variables and the Estimation of Causal Effects.” (with Marc F. Bellemare and Thomas B. Pepinsky). 2017. Journal of Politics 79(3).

Masaki, Takaaki. 2016. “Don’t Jettison the General Error Correction Model Just Yet: A Practical Guide to Avoiding Spurious Regression with the GECM” (with Peter Enns, Nathan Kelly and Patrick Wohlfarth). Research and Politics 3(2): 1-13.

Masaki, Takaaki. 2016. “Coups d’État and Foreign Aid.” World Development 79: 51-68.

Masaki, Takaaki and Nicolas van de Walle. 2015. “The Impact of Democracy on Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1982-2012.” In The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics (Oxford University Press).

 

Working Papers

The Impact of Intergovernmental Transfers on Local Revenue Generation: Evidence from Tanzania.” UNU-WIDER Working Paper 2016/113. United Nations University.

Aid Management, Trust, and Development Policy Influence: New Evidence from a Survey of Public Sector Officials in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.” (With Brad Parks, Jorg Faust, and Stefan Leiderer). Under Review

 

“When Do Performance Assessments Influence Policy Behavior? Micro-Evidence from the 2014 Reform Efforts Survey” (With Brad Parks)