Forthcoming. A Status Quo Theory of Generalized Trust: Why Trust May Reduce the Prospects for Democratization in East Asia," Comparative Politics. 

2018. Position Taking or Position Ducking?: A Theory of Public Debate in Single-Party Legislatures. Comparative Political Studies. 

2016. Gueorguiev, Dimitar and Paul Schuler. "Keeping Your Head Down: Public Profiles and Promotion Under Autocracy." Journal of East Asian Studies.

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2015. Ostwald, Kai and Paul Schuler. "Context and Comparison in Southeast Asia: The Practical Side of the Area-Studies Discipline Debate." Pacific Affairs. 

2013. Malesky, Edmund and Paul Schuler. "Star Search: Do Elections Help Nondemocratic Regimes Identify New Leaders?" Journal of East Asian Studies.  

2012. Malesky, Edmund, Paul Schuler, and Anh Tran. "The Adverse Effects of Sunshine: A Field Experiment on Legislative Accountability in an Authoritarian Regime." American Political Science Review. 

2011. Malesky, Edmund and Paul Schuler. "The Single-Party Dictator's Dilemma - Information in Elections Without Opposition." Legislative Studies Quarterly. 

2010. Malesky, Edmund and Paul Schuler. "Nodding or Needling: Measuring Delegate Responsiveness in an Authoritarian Parliament." American Political Science Review. 

2009. Malesky, Edmund and Paul Schuler. "Paint-by-Numbers Democracy: The Stakes, Structure, and Results of the Vietnamese National Assembly Elections." Journal of Vietnamese Studies.