Elite Networks: The Political Economy of Inequality, forthcoming
A book about political power and inequality, showing how the collusion between political and corporate interests affects the distribution of incomes in society. Its most important goal is to offer a novel perspective on the long-run origins of inequality by introducing the concept of elite networks and examining its impact on the distribution of power and incomes.
"Granting votes: Exposing the political bias of intergovernmental grants using the within-between specification for panel data" (with Josip Glaurdić), April 2017, Public Choice 171(1): 223–241.doi:10.1007/s11127-017-0435-y
"To Invest or Not to Invest, That is the Question: Analysis of Firm Behavior Under Anticipated Shocks" (with Dejan Kovač, Nikola Kleut, and Boris Podobnik), August 2016, PLoS ONE 11(8): e0158782. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158782
"Does the Wage Gap between Private and Public Sectors Encourage Political Corruption?" (with Boris Podobnik and H. Eugene Stanley), November 2015, PLoS ONE 10(10): e0141211. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141211
"Je li Županov imao pravo? Testiranje podrijetla i perzistencije egalitarnog sindroma" (with Aleksandar Štulhofer and Ivan Burić), June 2017, Društvena Istraživanja, 26(2): 207-225. doi: 10.5559/di.26.2.04 (Was Županov Right? Testing the Origin and Persistence of the Egalitarian Syndrome)
"When politicians collude with firms. The impact of elite networks on inequality." University of Oxford, Successfully defended in April 2019, available at the Oxford University Research Archive.
Other (Book chapters, research reports, essays)
"Political Economy of Corruption, Clientelism, and Vote-Buying in Croatian Local Government" in Petak and Kotarski (eds.) Policy-Making at the European Periphery: The Case of Croatia, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
"The Euro Crisis in the Periphery: Patterns of Contagion, Imported Instabilities, and Political Turmoil" in Central and South Eastern Europe 2017, 17th edition, London, Routledge, 2016.