- The partial effectiveness of indoctrination in autocracies: Evidence from a natural experiment in the German Democratic Republic. With Alexander De Juan and Felix Haass (2020).
- Universities and Democratization. Florian Hollenbach, Janica Magat, and Jan Pierskalla (2020).
- Oil Discoveries and Political Windfalls: Evidence on Presidential Support in Uganda. Laura Paler, Jeremy Springman, Guy Grossman, and Jan Pierskalla (2020)
- State-Building and the Origin of Universities in Europe, 800-1800. Florian Hollenbach and Jan Pierskalla (2020).
- Historical Exposure to Statehood, Ethnic Exclusion, and Government Legitimacy. Vladimir Chlouba, Jan Pierskalla, and Erik Wibbels (2020).