“Locking in Fair Weather Friends: Assessing the Fate of Chinese Communist Elite when their Patrons Fall from Power” (with Victor C. Shih), Party Politics (Forthcoming)
“Factions of Different Stripes: Gauging the Recruitment Logics of Factions in the Reform Period” (with David Meyer and Victor C. Shih), Journal of East Asian Studies 16 (2016) 43-60

Working Papers

“Band of Rivals: Career Incentives, Elite Competition, and Economic Growth in China” (Under Review)
“Institutional Compliance of Provincial Leadership in the Post-Mao Era of China” (Under Review)
"Predicting Authoritarian Selection: Theoretical and Machine Learning Predictions of Politburo Promotions for the 19th Party Congress of the Chinese Communist Party” (with Victor C. Shih) (Under Review

“Economic Compensation for Political Dismissal in China” 
“Improving Accuracy of Automated Extraction and Classification of Web-scale Information in Elite Study” 
“Do Factions Really Matter? Quasi-Randomized Clustered Analysis on Political Advancement in China” 
"Younger is Better? Identifying Age Cut-points in Factional Recruitment of Chinese Top Leadership" 
“Central Dominance in Local Provinces: Identifying Informal Patronage Connections in Chinese Provinces” 
"Rises and Falls of Energy Faction: Political Dynamics and Industrial Responses in China"