Articles and Chapters in Edited Volumes:
(*Indicates Student Co-Authors)
Daniel L. Nielson, Susan D. Hyde, and Judith Kelley. “The Elusive Sources of Legitimacy Beliefs: Civil Society Views of International Election Observers.” Review of International Organizations, forthcoming.
Mark T. Buntaine, Sarah Bush, Ryan Jablonski, Daniel L. Nielson, and Paula Pickering. “Informing Voters in Uganda about Budget Management and Public Services by Text-Messaging.” In Thad Dunning, Guy Grossman, Macartan Humphreys, Susan Hyde, and Craig MacIntosh, eds. Metaketa 1: The Limits of Electoral Accountability. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.
Mark T. Buntaine, Ryan Jablonski, Daniel L. Nielson, and Paula Pickering. 2018. “SMS Texts on Corruption Help Ugandan Voters Hold Elected Councillors Accountable at the Polls.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115, 26 (26 June): 6668-6673.
Adam S. Harris,* Michael G. Findley, Daniel L. Nielson, and Kennard L. Noyes.* 2017. “The Economic Roots of Anti-Immigrant Prejudice in the Global South: Evidence from South Africa.” Political Research Quarterly 71, 1 (November): 228–241.
Michael Findley, Adam Harris,* Helen Milner, and Daniel Nielson. 2017. “Who Controls Foreign Aid? Elite versus Public Perceptions of Donor Influence in Aid-Dependent Uganda.” International Organization 71, 4 (November): 633-663.
Brent Allred, Michael G. Findley, Daniel L. Nielson, and J.C. Sharman. 2017. “Anonymous Shell Companies: A Global Audit Study and Field Experiment in 176 Countries.” Journal of International Business Studies 48, 5 (July): 596-619.
Michael G. Findley, Brock Laney,* Daniel Nielson, and J.C. Sharman. 2017. “External Validity in Parallel Global Field and Survey Experiments on Anonymous Incorporation.” Journal of Politics 79, 3 (July): 856-872.
Helen Milner, Daniel L. Nielson, and Michael G. Findley. 2017. “The Choice among Aid Donors: The Effects of Multilateral vs. Bilateral Aid on Recipient Behavioral Support.” Review of International Organizations 12, 2 (June): 307-334.
Daniel L. Nielson, Bradley Parks, and Michael J. Tierney. 2017. “International Organizations and Development Finance: Introduction to the Special Issue.” Review of International Organizations 12, 2 (June): 157-169.
Helen Milner, Daniel Nielson, and Michael Findley. 2016. “Citizen Preferences and Public Goods: Comparing Preferences for Foreign Aid and Government Programs in Uganda.” Review of International Organizations 11, 2 (June): 219-245.
Edwin Muchapondwa, Daniel L. Nielson, Bradley Parks, Austin M. Strange,* and Michael J. Tierney. 2016. “‘Ground-Truthing’ Chinese Development Finance in Africa: Field Evidence from South Africa and Uganda.” Journal of Development Studies 52, 6: 780-96.
Aaron Chatterji, Michael Findley, Nathan Jensen, Stephan Meier, and Daniel Nielson. 2016. “Field Experiments in Strategy Research.” Strategic Management Journal 37, 1 (January): 116-132.
Michael Findley and Daniel Nielson. 2015. “Obligated to Deceive? Aliases, Confederates, and the Common Rule in International Field Experiments.” In Scott Desposato, ed. Ethics and Experiments: Problems and Solutions for Social Scientists and Policy Professionals. New York: Routledge.
Daniel L. Nielson. 2015. “Promoting Exports, Preventing Poverty: Toward a Causal Evidence Base.” International Studies Review 17, 4 (December): 685-695.
Skye Herrick,* William Matthias,* Daniel Nielson. 2015. “How Collaborations with Undergraduates Improve Both Learning and Research: With Examples from International Development Experiments.” PS: Political Science and Politics 48, 1 (January): 48-52.
Michael Findley, Daniel Nielson, and Jason Sharman. 2015. “Orchestrating the Fight against Anonymous Incorporation: A Field Experiment.” In Kenneth W. Abbott, Philipp Genschel, Duncan Snidal, and Bernhard Zangl, eds. International Organizations as Orchestrators. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press: 286-311.
Michael Findley, Daniel Nielson, and Jason Sharman. 2015. “Causes of Non-Compliance with International Law: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Transparency.” American Journal of Political Science 59, 1 (January): 146-161.
- Winner of the 2013 Best Paper Award, Experimental Research Section, American Political Science Association
- Winner of the 2013 Fiona McGillivray Prize for Best Paper, Political Economy Section, American Political Science Association
Shima Baradaran, Michael Findley, Daniel Nielson, and Jason Sharman. 2014. “Funding Terror.” University of Pennsylvania Law Review 162: 477-683.
Michael Findley, Daniel Nielson, and Jason Sharman. 2013. “Using Field Experiments in International Relations: A Randomized Study on Anonymous Incorporation.” International Organization 67, 4 (October): 657-93.
Shima Baradaran, Michael Findley, Daniel Nielson, and Jason Sharman. 2013. “Does International Law Matter?” Minnesota Law Review 97, 3: 743-837.
Jay Goodliffe, Darren Hawkins, Christine Horne, and Daniel Nielson. 2012. “Dependence Networks and the International Criminal Court.” International Studies Quarterly 56, 1 (March): 131-147.
Michael J. Tierney, Daniel L. Nielson, Darren G. Hawkins, J. Timmons Roberts, Michael G. Findley, Ryan M. Powers, Bradley Parks, Sven E. Wilson, and Robert L. Hicks. 2011. “More Dollars than Sense: Refining Our Knowledge of Development Finance Using AidData.” World Development 39, 11 (November): 1891–1906.
Zachary Christensen,* Dustin Homer,* and Daniel Nielson. 2011. “Dodging Adverse Selection: How Donor Type and Governance Condition Aid’s Effects on School Enrollment.” World Development 39, 11 (November): 2044–2053.
Richard Nielsen,* Michael Findley, Zachary Davis,* Tara Candland,* and Daniel Nielson. 2011. “Foreign Aid Shocks as a Cause of Violent Armed Conflict.” American Journal of Political Science 55, 2 (April): 219-232.
Mona Lyne, Daniel Nielson, and Michael Tierney. 2009. “Controlling Coalitions: Social Lending at the Multilateral Development Banks.” Review of International Organizations 4, 4 (December): 407-433.
Scott Cooper, Darren Hawkins, Wade Jacoby, and Daniel Nielson. 2008. “Yielding Sovereignty to International Institutions: Bringing System Structure Back In.” International Studies Review 10, 3 (September): 501-524.
Scott Morgenstern, Arturo Borja, Philippe Faucher, and Daniel Nielson. 2007. “Scope and Trade Agreements.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 40, 1 (March): 157-83.
Darren Hawkins, David Lake, Daniel Nielson, and Michael Tierney. 2006. “Delegation Under Anarchy.” In Hawkins et al. Delegation and Agency in International Organizations. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.
Mona Lyne, Daniel Nielson, and Michael Tierney. 2006. “Who Delegates? Alternative Models of Principals in Development Aid.” In Hawkins et al. Delegation and Agency in International Organizations. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.
Daniel Nielson, Michael Tierney, and Catherine Weaver. 2006. “Bridging the Rationalist-Constructivist Divide: Re-Engineering the Culture of the World Bank.” The Journal of International Relations and Development 9, 2 (June): 1-33.
Adam Brinegar,* Scott Morgenstern, and Daniel Nielson. 2006. “The PRI’s Choice: Balancing Democratic Reform and Its Own Salvation.” Party Politics. 12, 1 (Winter): 77-97.
Daniel Nielson and Michael J. Tierney. 2005. “Theory, Data and Hypothesis Testing: World Bank Environmental Reform Redux.” International Organization 59 (Summer): 785-800.
Daniel L. Nielson. 2003. “Supplying Trade Reform: Political Institutions and Trade Policy in Middle-Income Democracies.” American Journal of Political Science 47, 3 (July): 470-91.
Daniel L. Nielson and Michael J. Tierney. 2003. “Delegation to International Organizations: Agency Theory and World Bank Environmental Reform.” International Organization 57 (Spring): 241-76.
Daniel L. Nielson and Matthew Soberg Shugart.1999. “Constitutional Change in Colombia: Policy Adjustment through Institutional Reform.” Comparative Political Studies 32, 3 (May): 313-41.
Ladd Hollist and Daniel Nielson. 1998. “Taking Stock of Interamerican Bonds: Approaches to Explaining Cooperation in the Western Hemisphere.” Mershon Review of International Studies. 2, 2 (November): 257-81.
Daniel L. Nielson and Marc Stern. 1997. “Endowing the Environment: Multilateral Development Banks and Environmental Lending in Latin America.” In MacDonald et al., eds. Latin American Environmental Policy in International Perspective (Boulder, CO: Westview Press).
Gordon MacDonald and Daniel Nielson. 1997. “Conclusion: Latin America and Global Environmental Accords — Integrating International and Domestic Dimensions.” In MacDonald et al., eds. Latin American Environmental Policy in International Perspective (Boulder, CO: Westview Press).