Austin L. Wright

University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

Assistant Professor

1307 E 60th St

Chicago, IL IL 60637

United States

http://www.austinlwright.com

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Scholarly Papers (21)

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: 38 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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Science Skepticism Reduces Compliance with COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Policies

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-56
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 May 2020 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2021
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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Profiling Insurrection: Characterizing Collective Action Using Mobile Device Data

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2021
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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insurrections, protests, riots, collective action, big data, cellphone, mobile devices

Unmasking Partisanship: Polarization Undermines Public Response to Collective Risk

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-102
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 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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partisanship, polarization, COVID-19

Unmasking Partisanship: Polarization Undermines Public Response to Collective Risk

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15464
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Dec 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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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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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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Political Economy of Crisis Response

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-68
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 May 2020 Last Revised: 18 Dec 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 and Corruption

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 12 Nov 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

Aid Fragmentation and Corruption

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-69
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Jun 2021
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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Aid, Corruption, Public opinion, Conflict, Afghanistan

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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: 60 Posted: 22 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2021
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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Security Transitions

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-176
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 08 Dec 2020
University of Warwick, University of Warwick, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Counterinsurgency, Civil Conflict, Public Goods Provision

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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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Corruption and Political Mobilization: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-59
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 May 2021
Luke Condra and Austin L. Wright
University of Pittsburgh 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, University of California Merced 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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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

Losing on the Home Front? Battlefield Casualties, Media, and Public Support for Foreign Interventions

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-52
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 01 May 2021
University of Warwick, University of Warwick, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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conflict, public opinion, political economy, Afghanistan, NATO

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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

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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
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Yale University Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of California Merced
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Economic Competition and Civilian Support for Rebel Reintegration

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Feb 2021
Amanda Kennard, Konstantin Sonin and Austin L. Wright
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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civil war, reintegration, economic shocks, Afghanistan, earthquakes, natural disasters