“Factions of Different Stripes: Gauging the Recruitment Logics of Factions in the Reform Period” (with David A. Meyer and Victor C. Shih), Journal of East Asian Studies 16 (2016) 43-60 

“Are Factions Self-Enforcing Contracts? Identifying the Impact of Patrons' Exit on the Careers of Clients” (with Victor C. Shih) (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” 
“Central Dominance in Local Provinces: Identifying Informal Patronage Connections in Chinese Provinces” 
"Younger is Better? Identifying Age Cut-points in Factional Recruitment of Chinese Top Leadership" 
"Rises and Falls of Energy Faction: Political Dynamics and Industrial Responses in China"