Books, Goods, or Guns? The Origins of Elite Power in Contemporary Africa
Ricart-Huguet, Joan and Betsy Levy Paluck. 2022. When the Sorting Hat Sorts Randomly: A Natural Experiment on Culture. Forthcoming at the Quarterly Journal of Political Science.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2022. Why Do Different Cultures Form and Persist? Learning from the Case of Makerere University. Forthcoming at The Journal of Modern African Studies. [Media: The Edge]
Baldwin, Kate and Joan Ricart-Huguet. Does Land Quality Increase the Power of Traditional Leaders in Contemporary Africa? Accepted at The Journal of Politics.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan and Emily Sellars. Strategic Inefficient Decentralization: Local and Regional Devolution as Substitutes. R&R at World Politics.
Paine, Jack, Xiaoyan Qiu and Joan Ricart-Huguet. Endogenous Colonial Borders: Precolonial States and Geography in the Partition of Africa.
Paniagua, Victoria and Joan Ricart-Huguet. Political Elites in Argentina: Representation in the Long Run.
McAlexander, Rick and Joan Ricart-Huguet. 2022. “State Disengagement: Evidence from French West Africa” International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 66, Issue 1, March. [PDF] [Appendix] [Data] [Media: ECPR's The Loop]
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2022. “The Origins of Colonial Investments in Former British and French Africa” British Journal of Political Science, 52(2), 736-757. [PDF] [Appendix] [Data] [Media: African Economic History Network (AEHN)]
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2021. "Colonial Education, Political Elites, and Regional Political Inequality in Africa" Comparative Political Studies: Vol. 54(14) 2546–2580. [PDF] [Appendix] [Data] [Media: Africa at LSE, Democracy in Africa, Broadstreet Blog]
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2021. Why Do Colonial Investments Persist Less in Anglophone than in Francophone Africa? Journal of Historical Political Economy: Vol. 1: No. 4, pp. 477-498. Lead article. [PDF] [Appendix] [Media: Africa at LSE]
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2019. "The Historical Turn in the Comparative Study of Political Elites" In Eugene Finkel, Adria Lawrence, and Andrew Mertha, eds. CP: Newsletter of the APSA Comparative Politics Section: 29(2). [Invited contribution.] [PDF]
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.] [PDF]
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. [PDF] [Appendix]
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.] [PDF]