McAlexander, Rick and Joan Ricart-Huguet. 2020. “State Disengagement: Evidence from Former French West Africa” R&R at International Studies Quarterly. Keywords: colonial state, conflict, traditional leaders, public investments, taxation, West Africa.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan and Betsy Levy Paluck. 2020. “When the Sorting Hat Sorts Randomly: A Natural Experiment on Culture” R&R at the Quarterly Journal of Political Science. Keywords: culture, natural experiment, elites, socialization, identity, Uganda, Makerere University.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2021. "Why Do Different Cultures Emerge and Persist in a Shared Institutional Environment? Learning from a Natural Experiment at Makerere University" Keywords: culture, institutions, socialization, identity, elites, Uganda, Makerere University.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan and Emily Sellars. Strategic Inefficient Decentralization: Local and Regional Devolution as Substitutes. Keywords: decentralization, federalism, economies of scale, political conflict, developing countries. Available upon request.
Baldwin, Kate and Joan Ricart-Huguet. Land Quality Increases the Power of Traditional Leaders in Contemporary Africa. Keywords: Africa; traditional leaders; chiefs; political development; agricultural land. Available upon request.
Paine, Jack, Xiaoyan Qiu and Joan Ricart-Huguet. Endogenous Colonial Borders: Precolonial States and Geography in the Partition of Africa. Keywords: Africa, borders, colonialism, geography, precolonial states.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2021. "Colonial Education, Political Elites, and Regional Political Inequality in Africa" Comparative Political Studies, 1-35. Keywords: political elites, cabinets, colonialism, education, regional inequality, Africa.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2021. “The Origins of Colonial Investments in Former British and French Africa” British Journal of Political Science, 1-22. Keywords: colonialism, public investments, regional inequality, Africa, pre-colonial trade, geography.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2019. "The Historical Turn in the Comparative Study of Political Elites." Newsletter of the APSA Comparative Politics Section: 29(2). [Invited contribution.]
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2019. Democracy and development in Africa since the 1960s. In: Ewout Frankema, Ellen Hillbom and Felix Meier zu Selhausen (eds.), The History of African Development, African Economic History Network (AEHN). [Invited chapter.]
Ricart-Huguet, Joan, and Elliott Green. 2018. “Taking It Personally: The Effect of Ethnic Attachment on Preferences for Regionalism” Studies in Comparative International Development 53 (1) : 67-89.
Weinreb, Jason, and Joan Ricart-Huguet. 2014. “A correction to Potters and van Winden (1992)” Public Choice 159 (1) : 23–26.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2013. “Decentralization and Popular Democracy: Governance from Below in Bolivia. By Jean-Paul Faguet” Journal of Politics 75 (4) : E39. [Book review.]