Austin L. Wright

University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

Assistant Professor

1155 East 60th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

http://www.austinlwright.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

16

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SSRN CITATIONS

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CROSSREF CITATIONS

38

Scholarly Papers (16)

Poverty and Economic Dislocation Reduce Compliance with COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Protocols

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-40
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2020
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California at San Diego and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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COVID-19, shelter-in-place, compliance

Poverty and Economic Dislocation Reduce Compliance with Covid-19 Shelter-in-Place Protocols

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14618
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 May 2020 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2020
University of California at San Diego, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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CARES Act, compliance, COVID-19, shelter-in-place

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Belief in Science Influences Physical Distancing in Response to COVID-19 Lockdown Policies

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-56
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 May 2020
University of Oxford, Bocconi University, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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COVID-19, physical distancing, belief in science, political partisanship

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Unmasking Partisanship: How Polarization Influences Public Responses to Collective Risk

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-102
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2020
University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Economics, Saint Louis University - Department of Finance, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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COVID-19, mask mandates, partisanship

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Rebel Capacity and Combat Tactics

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2018-74
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 08 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2020
Konstantin Sonin and Austin L. Wright
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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economic shocks, civil war, rebel tactics, counterinsurgency, spy operations

Rebel Capacity and Combat Tactics

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13155
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2020
Konstantin Sonin, Jarnickae Wilson and Austin L. Wright
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Civil War, Colonel Blotto game, counterinsurgency, economic shocks, rebel tactics, spy operations

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Tracking Mask Mandates During the Covid-19 Pandemic

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-104
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Aug 2020
Austin L. Wright, Geet Chawla, Luke Chen and Anthony Farmer
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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COVID-19, mask mandates

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Using Mobile Device Traces to Improve Near-Real Time Data Collection During the George Floyd Protests

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
David Van Dijcke and Austin L. Wright
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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George Floyd, protests, riots, big data, cellphone, mobile devices, location trace, GPS pings

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Political Economy of Crisis Response

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-68
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 May 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
Arda Gitmez, Konstantin Sonin and Austin L. Wright
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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COVID-19, public health externality, Bayesian persuasion, compliance, media slant, income inequality

Political Economy of Crisis Response

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14778
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 May 2020 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2020
Arda Gitmez, Konstantin Sonin and Austin L. Wright
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Bayesian persuasion, compliance, COVID-19, Income inequality, media slant, public health externality

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Economic Shocks and Rebel Tactics: Evidence from Colombia

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2015
Austin L. Wright
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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political violence, economic shocks, illicit activity, insurgency

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Aid Fragmentation, Corruption, and Conflict

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Mar 2020
Travers Child, Austin L. Wright and Yun Xiao
China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
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development aid, fragmentation, civil conflict, insurgency, corruption

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Information Operations Increase Civilian Security Cooperation

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-130
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Oct 2019
Konstantin Sonin and Austin L. Wright
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Human Smuggling Under Risk: Evidence From the Mediterranean

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 22 May 2019
Kara Ross Camarena, Sarah Claudy, Jijun Wang and Austin L. Wright
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Places to Hide: Terrain, Ethnicity, and Civil Conflict

Forthcoming, Journal of Politics
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jan 2019
David Carter, Andrew Shaver and Austin L. Wright
Pennsylvania State University, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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civil war, terrain ruggedness, ethnic diversity, political violence

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Civilians, Control, and Collaboration During Civil Conflict

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Luke Condra and Austin L. Wright
University of Pittsburgh and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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civil war, territorial control, civilian collaboration, survey methods

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Televising Justice During War

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Jan 2020
Austin L. Wright, Stephen Stapleton and Andres Uribe
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, University of Chicago, Students and University of Chicago, Department of Political Science, Students
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civil war, justice systems, competitive governance

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Insurgent Learning

NBER Working Paper No. w23475
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Francesco Trebbi, Eric Weese, Austin L. Wright and Andrew Shaver
Vancouver School of Economics, Yale University Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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Political Consequences of Fear During War

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Feb 2019
Austin L. Wright, Stephen Stapleton and Luke Condra
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, University of Chicago, Students and University of Pittsburgh
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civil conflict, trauma, psychology of war