Spatial Econometrics

X Marks the Spot: Discovering the Treasure of Spatial-X Models

We contend that spatial-X (SLX) models are a better reflection of typical theories about spatial processes.

Interpretation: The Final Spatial Frontier

Building on the example of the diffusion of democracy, we elucidate how our approach to interpretation can be applied to modern political science problems.

Are Media at Work in Your Neighborhood? The Effects of Media Freedom, Internet Access, and Information Spillover on Workers’ Rights

In this study, we focus on how access to information empowers workers and pressures government and firms to improve labor conditions.

Does Information Lead to Emulation? Spatial Dependence in Anti-Government Violence

This study examines whether acts of anti-government violence exhibit spatial dependence across state boundaries.