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Homepage:http://econ-www.mit.edu/faculty/snyder/
Workplace:Economics Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. Making Rallies Great Again: The Effects of Presidential Campaign Rallies on Voter Behavior, 2008-2016
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2017

  1. The Arsenal of Democracy: Production and Politics During WWII
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. Leveling the Playing Field: How Campaign Advertising Can Help Non-Dominant Parties
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2014

  1. Revealing Malfeasance: How Local Media Facilitates Electoral Sanctioning of Mayors in Mexico
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2012

  1. Elections and the Quality of Public Officials: Evidence from U.S. State Courts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2011

  1. Partisan bias in economic news: evidence on the agenda-setting behavior of U.S. newspapers
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles Downloads View citations (34)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (22)
  2. The Balanced U.S. Press
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  3. The Control of Politicians in Normal Times and Times of Crisis: Wealth Accumulation by U.S. Congressmen, 1850-1880
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)

2009

  1. Testing Models of Distributive Politics using Exit Polls to Measure Voters Preferences and Partisanship
    Development Working Papers, Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milano Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in STICERD - Political Economy and Public Policy Paper Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2006) Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. Media Coverage of Political Scandals
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
  2. Press Coverage and Political Accountability
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2010)

2007

  1. I'm news, are you? newspaper coverage of elected vs. appointed officials
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles

2005

  1. Is Private Campaign Finance a Good Thing? Estimates of the Potential Informational Benefits
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads View citations (6)

2003

  1. Are Campaign Contributions Investment in the Political Marketplace or Individual Consumption? Or "Why Is There So Little Money in Politics?"
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management Downloads
  2. Why Is There So Little Money in Politics?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (174)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2003)

1996

  1. Linear Probability Models of the Demand for Attributes with an Empirical Application to Estimating the Preferences of Legislators
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)

1995

  1. The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1997)

1990

  1. Interest-Group Politics under Majority Rule
    University of Chicago - George G. Stigler Center for Study of Economy and State, Chicago - Center for Study of Economy and State View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1996)

1984

  1. Linearity of the Optimal Income Tax: A Generalization
    Working Papers, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences Downloads

1983

  1. Fairness, Self-Interest, and the Politics of the Progressive Income Tax
    Working Papers, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1988)

Journal Articles

2010

  1. Press Coverage and Political Accountability
    Journal of Political Economy, 2010, 118, (2), 355-408 Downloads View citations (198)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2008

  1. Interest groups and the electoral control of politicians
    Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92, (3-4), 482-500 Downloads View citations (13)

2006

  1. Party Control of State Government and the Distribution of Public Expenditures*
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2006, 108, (4), 547-569 Downloads View citations (61)
  2. Purple America
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2006, 20, (2), 97-118 Downloads View citations (10)

2005

  1. Legislative Bargaining under Weighted Voting
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (4), 981-1004 Downloads View citations (84)
  2. Why Roll Calls? A Model of Position-Taking in Legislative Voting and Elections
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2005, 21, (1), 153-178 Downloads View citations (10)

2003

  1. Why is There so Little Money in U.S. Politics?
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2003, 17, (1), 105-130 Downloads View citations (257)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. Are PAC Contributions and Lobbying Linked? New Evidence from the 1995 Lobby Disclosure Act
    Business and Politics, 2002, 4, (2), 1-26 Downloads View citations (50)

2000

  1. Campaign War Chests in Congressional Elections
    Business and Politics, 2000, 2, (1), 1-26 Downloads
  2. Majority-rule bargaining and the under provision of public investment goods
    Journal of Public Economics, 2000, 75, (1), 21-47 Downloads View citations (36)
  3. Valence Politics and Equilibrium in Spatial Election Models
    Public Choice, 2000, 103, (3-4), 327-36 Downloads View citations (117)

1999

  1. Commentary on two papers on economic inequality and local public services
    Economic Policy Review, 1999, 5, (Sep), 143-146 Downloads

1997

  1. The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes
    Journal of Political Economy, 1997, 105, (1), 30-53 Downloads View citations (145)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1996

  1. Equilibrium and Efficiency in an Organized Vote Market
    Public Choice, 1996, 89, (3-4), 245-65 View citations (25)
  2. Interest-group politics under majority rule
    Journal of Public Economics, 1996, 61, (1), 49-71 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1995

  1. The Cost of Rent Seeking: Reply
    Public Choice, 1995, 82, (1-2), 185-88

1994

  1. SAFE SEATS, MARGINAL SEATS, AND PARTY PLATFORMS: THE LOGIC OF PLATFORM DIFFERENTIATION*
    Economics and Politics, 1994, 6, (3), 201-213 Downloads View citations (8)

1993

  1. Are Rents Fully Dissipated?
    Public Choice, 1993, 77, (4), 793-813 View citations (13)
  2. Comment on “local interests, central leadership, and the passage of TRA86”
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1993, 12, (1), 181-188 Downloads
  3. THE MARKET FOR CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS: EVIDENCE FOR THE U.S. SENATE 1980–1986*
    Economics and Politics, 1993, 5, (3), 219-240 Downloads View citations (2)

1992

  1. Long-Term Investing in Politicians; or, Give Early, Give Often
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1992, 35, (1), 15-43 Downloads View citations (50)
  2. Politics and Procedure in Environmental Law: Comments
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 1992, 8, (1), 90-92

1991

  1. ON BUYING LEGISLATURES*
    Economics and Politics, 1991, 3, (2), 93-109 Downloads View citations (52)

1990

  1. Campaign Contributions as Investments: The U.S. House of Representatives, 1980-1986
    Journal of Political Economy, 1990, 98, (6), 1195-1227 Downloads View citations (55)

1989

  1. Election Goals and the Allocation of Campaign Resources
    Econometrica, 1989, 57, (3), 637-60 Downloads View citations (157)

1988

  1. Fairness, self-interest, and the politics of the progressive income tax
    Journal of Public Economics, 1988, 36, (2), 197-230 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (1983)
 
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