Working papers / Forthcoming
Paine, Jack, Xiaoyan Qiu and Joan Ricart-Huguet. Endogenous Colonial Borders: Precolonial States and Geography in the Partition of Africa. R&R at the American Political Science Review.
Paniagua, Victoria and Joan Ricart-Huguet. Political Elites in Argentina: Representation in the Long Run.
Josep Colomer and Joan Ricart-Huguet. The Medium-size Governance Trap.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan and Emily Sellars. 2023. The Politics of Decentralization Level: Local and Regional Devolution as Substitutes. Forthcoming at World Politics, 75(2).
Ricart-Huguet, Joan and Betsy Levy Paluck. 2023. When the Sorting Hat Sorts Randomly: A Natural Experiment on Culture. Forthcoming at the Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 18(1). Lead article. [PDF] [Appendix] [Data] [Media: The Conversation]
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, 60(4). [Media: The Edge]
Baldwin, Kate and Joan Ricart-Huguet. 2023. Does Land Quality Increase the Power of Traditional Leaders in Contemporary Africa? The Journal of Politics, 85(1), 334-339. [PDF] [Appendix] [Data]
McAlexander, Rick and Joan Ricart-Huguet. 2022. “State Disengagement: Evidence from French West Africa” International Studies Quarterly, 66(1), 1-14. [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, 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, 1(4), 477-498. Lead article. [PDF] [Appendix] [Media: Africa at LSE]
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]
Book chapters and other contributions
Morales Arilla, José, Joan Ricart-Huguet, and Leonard Wantchekon. 2023. Economic Development in Historical Political Economy. Forthcoming in Jeffery A. Jenkins and Jared Rubin (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Historical Political Economy, Oxford University Press.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2022. "The Political Consequences of Unequal Education in Africa" Newsletter of the Organized Section in Education Politics and Policy of the American Political Science Association, 2(2).
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 Comparative Politics Section of the American Political Science Association: 29(2).
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). [PDF]
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2023. Precolonial Legacies and Postcolonial Politics. Representation and Redistribution in Decentralized West Africa. By Martha Wilfahrt. To appear at The Journal of Development Studies.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2013. “Decentralization and Popular Democracy: Governance from Below in Bolivia. By Jean-Paul Faguet” The Journal of Politics 75 (4) : E39. [PDF]