My research focuses on the role of institutional factors and international networks in knowledge production in the context of science, innovation and entrepreneurship in emerging economies. I am particularly interested in how strategies to form cross-country ties can offset limited institutions and affect innovative performance in low income countries.


Bridging the Gap: Evidence from the Return Migration of African Scientists Organization Science, forthcoming

Crisis and the Trajectory of Science: Evidence from the 2014 Ebola Outbreak Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming

One-year in: COVID-19 research at the international level in CORD-19 data (2022) [with Caroline Wagner, Xaiojing Cai and Yi Zhang] PloS one. 17(5):e0261624.

A Lasting Connection: Colonial Ties and Scientific Capabilities in Sub-Saharan Africa (2021) Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 1-22

Collaboration During the COVID-19 Crisis: Autumn 2020 Developments (2021) [with Xiaojing Cai and Caroline Wagner] Scientometrics 1-21

Convergence in a Crisis: Patterns of International Collaboration in COVID-19 Research (2020) [with Xiaojing Cai , Yi Zhang and Caroline Wagner] PLoS One, 15(7): e0236307.

Topic Evolution, Disruption and Resilience in Early COVID-19 Research (2020) [with Yi Zhang, Xaiojing Cai and Caroline Wagner] Scientometrics 1-29

Working Papers

Drinking from the Firehose: Preprints, Quality Signals, and the Diffusion of Research on COVID-19 [with Megan MacGarvie]

Mind(ful) of the Gap: Gender Differences in the Perceived Returns to Entrepreneurship [with Wendy Bradley]

When do migrants build global networks? Evidence from the South-South migration of female scientists [with Jeff Furman]

Industry Engagement and the Development of Scientific Capabilities: Evidence from News of Pharmaceutical Malpractice in Nigeria

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