Books, Goods, and Guns. The Origins of Elite Power in Contemporary Africa
Ricart-Huguet, Joan and Betsy Levy Paluck. When the Sorting Hat Sorts Randomly: A Natural Experiment on Culture. Conditionally accepted at the Quarterly Journal of Political Science.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan and Emily Sellars. Strategic Inefficient Decentralization: Local and Regional Devolution as Substitutes. R&R at World Politics.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. Why Do Different Cultures Form and Persist? Learning from the Case of Makerere University. Under review.
Baldwin, Kate and Joan Ricart-Huguet. Land Quality Increases the Power of Traditional Leaders in Contemporary Africa. Under review.
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 Executive and the Legislature in the Long Run.
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2021. Why Do Colonial Investments Persist Less in Anglophone than in Francophone Africa? Forthcoming in the Journal of Historical Political Economy. Lead article. [PDF] [Appendix]
McAlexander, Rick and Joan Ricart-Huguet. 2021. “State Disengagement: Evidence from French West Africa” International Studies Quarterly. [PDF] [Appendix] [Data] [Media: The Loop]
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2021. "Colonial Education, Political Elites, and Regional Political Inequality in Africa" Comparative Political Studies. [PDF] [Appendix] [Data] [Media: Africa at LSE, Democracy in Africa, Broadstreet Blog]
Ricart-Huguet, Joan. 2021. “The Origins of Colonial Investments in Former British and French Africa” British Journal of Political Science. [PDF] [Appendix] [Data] [Media: African Economic History Network (AEHN)]
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]