2017. Preventing the Resource Curse: Ethnographic Notes on an Economic Experiment. In Governance in the Extractive Industries: Power, Cultural Politics, and Regulation, ed. by L. Leonard and S.N. Grovogui. London and New York: Routledge. (This is an updated version of the paper published in Economy and Society in 2011.)
2016. Infrastructure as Gesture. In Infrastructures and Social Complexity: A Routledge Companion, ed. by P. Harvey, C. Bruun Jensen, A. Morita. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 284-295.
2016. A Doubtful Hope: Resource Affect in a Future Oil Economy. JRAI 22(S1): 117-136.
2015. Geology, Potentiality, Speculation: On the Indeterminacy of “First Oil”, Cultural Anthropology, 30(4): 611-639.
2014. Resource Materialities: New Anthropological Perspectives on Natural Resource Environments (special issue ed. with T. Richardson), Anthropological Quarterly 87(1) [includes Resource Materialities (with Tanya Richardson, pp.5-30].Includes introduction: “Resource Materialities” (with Tanya Richardson).
2014. Anticipating Oil: The Temporal Politics of a Disaster Yet To Come. The Sociological Review 62: S1: 211-235 (also published as chapter of the Sociological Review Monograph Disasters and Politics: Materials, Preparedness, Governance, ed. by Manuel Tironi, Israel Rodríguez-Giralt, Michael Guggenheim. Wiley-Blackwell.)
2013. Elusive Promises: Planning in the Contemporary World (ed. with Simone Abram), Berghahn Books: Oxford and New York. [Includes: “Elusive Promises: Planning in the Contemporary World. An Introduction” (with Simone Abram)]
2013. Multiple Environments: Accountability, Integration, Ontology (with Andrew Barry), in Andrew Barry and Georgina Born (eds), Interdisciplinarity: Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences, pp.178-208. Routledge: London and New York.
2013. “Oil’s Magic: Materiality and Contestation”, in Sarah Strauss, Stephanie Rupp and Thomas Love (eds), Cultures of Energy: Anthropological Perspectives on Powering the Planet, pp.267-283. Left Coast Press: Walnut Creek, CA.
2011. “Elusive Promises: Planning in the Contemporary World” (Theme Issue) (ed. with Simone Abram), Focaal 61. [includes introduction “Anthropologies of Planning: Temporality, Imagination, and Ethnography” (with Simone Abram), pp.3-18].
2011. “Cursed Resources, or Articulations of Economic Theory in the Gulf of Guinea”, Economy and Society 40(3): 345-372.
2010. Berlin, Alexanderplatz: Transforming Place in a Unified Germany, Berghahn Books: Oxford and New York.
2010. “A Citizenly Engagement with Place”, in A. Färber (ed.) Stoffwechsel Berlin. Urbane Präsenzen und Repräsentationen, Berliner Blätter (Berlin: Panama Verlag), Vol. 53: 112-127.
2010. “Re-conceiving the resource curse and the role of anthropology”, Suomen Antropologi (Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Association) 35(1): 87-90.
2009. “The Curse of Oil in the Gulf of Guinea: A view from São Tomé and Príncipe (Review Article)”, African Affairs 108(433): 679-689.
2009. “Príncipe Eclipsed: Commemorating the confirmation of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity”, Anthropology Today 25(5): 8-12.
2008. “Logics of Interdisciplinarity” (with Andrew Barry and Georgina Born), Economy and Society 37(1): 20-49.
2008. “A Robust Square: youth work, planning and the making of public space in contemporary Berlin”, City and Society, 20(2): 251-274.
2008. “Hope and Oil: expectations in São Tomé e Príncipe”, Review of African Political Economy, 35(3): 473-482.
2007. “The Disintegration of a Socialist Exemplar: discourses on urban disorder in Alexanderplatz, Berlin”, Space and Culture 10(2): 207-230.