Distelhorst, Greg, and Diana Fu. Performing Authoritarian Citizenship: Public Transcripts in China. Forthcoming in Perspectives on Politics.

Distelhorst, Greg and Richard M. Locke. 2018. Does Compliance Pay?  Social Standards and Firm-level TradeAmerican Journal of Political Science 62(3): 695-711.
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American Political Science Association Dorothy Day Award for Outstanding Labor Research, 2018.

Fu, Diana and Greg Distelhorst. 2018. Grassroots Participation and Repression Under Hu Jintao and Xi JinpingThe China Journal 79: 100-122.

Distelhorst, Greg. 2017. The Power of Empty Promises: Quasi-democratic Institutions and Activism in ChinaComparative Political Studies 50(4): 464-498. 
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Distelhorst, Greg and Yue Hou. 2017. Constituency Service Under Nondemocratic Rule: Evidence from China. The Journal of Politics 79(3): 1024-1040.
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Distelhorst, Greg, Jens Hainmueller, and Richard M. Locke. 2017. Does Lean Improve Labor Standards? Management and Social Performance in the Nike Supply ChainManagement Science, 63(3): 707-728. 
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Distelhorst, Greg, Richard M. Locke, Timea Pal and Hiram Samel. 2015.  Production Goes Global, Compliance Stays Local: Private Regulation in the Global Electronics IndustryRegulation & Governance 9(3): 224-242.  
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Distelhorst, Greg and Yue Hou. 2014.  Ingroup Bias in Official Behavior: A National Field Experiment in China.  2014. Quarterly Journal of Political Science 9(2): 203-230.  
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Work in progress

Amengual, Matthew, Greg Distelhorst, and Danny Tobin. Global Purchasing as Labor Regulation: The Missing Middle  Revise and resubmit.

Boittin, Margaret, Greg Distelhorst, and Francis Fukuyama. Reassessing the Quality of Government in China. SSRN 

Distelhorst, Greg and Anita McGahan. Becoming Part of the Solution: How Exporters from Emerging Markets Shift Toward Socially Responsible Employment. 

People’s Choice Award, Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability, 2018
Best Conference Paper Finalist, Society for Business Ethics, 2018

Distelhorst, Greg, Judith Stroehle, and Duanyi Yang. Certified for Success? Ethical Labor Certifications and Chinese Manufacturers.  


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