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Homepage:https://publicchoice.gmu.edu/thomas-stratmann-university-professor-of-economics-and-law-at-george-ma
Phone:703.993.4920
Postal address:Department of Economics George Mason University 1D3 - Carow Hall 4400 University Drive Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
Workplace:Economics Department, George Mason University, (more information at EDIRC)
CESifo, (more information at EDIRC)
Center for the Study of Public Choice (CSPC), Economics Department, George Mason University, (more information at EDIRC)
ifo Institut - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung an der Universität München e.V. (Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich), (more information at EDIRC)
Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science (ICES), Economics Department, George Mason University, (more information at EDIRC)
Mercatus Center, George Mason University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Assignment Markets: Theory and Experiments
    Working Papers, George Mason University, Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science Downloads

2017

  1. Balanced budget rules and fiscal outcomes: Evidence from historical constitutions
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2018)

2015

  1. Better fiscal rules for Europe: Reflections based on new empirical evidence
    ZEW policy briefs, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Distributional Consequences of Political Representation
    Annual Conference 2014 (Hamburg): Evidence-based Economic Policy, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2016)

2013

  1. U.S. housing prices and the Fukushima nuclear accident: To update, or not to update, that is the question
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (6)

2012

  1. Politics, Unemployment, and the Enforcement of Immigration Law
    Working Papers, Towson University, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2014)

2010

  1. Subnational Health Spending and Soft Budget Constraints in OECD Countries
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (11)

2009

  1. Does Deceptive Advertising Reduce Political Participation? Theory and Evidence
    Working Papers, George Mason University, Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science Downloads View citations (1)
  2. More Tickets, Fewer Accidents: How Cash-Strapped Towns Make for Safer Roads
    Working Papers, Towson University, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2008) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law and Economics (2011)
  3. The Effect of Abortion Liberalization on Sexual Behavior: International Evidence
    ifo Working Paper Series, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. Turned Off or Turned Out? Campaign Advertising,Information, and Voting
    Working Papers, George Mason University, Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2011)

2007

  1. Emotion Expression and Fairness in Economic Exchange
    Working Papers, George Mason University, Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science Downloads View citations (9)

2004

  1. Political Contribution Caps and Lobby Formation: Theory and Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2007)

2003

  1. Judicial Selection: Politics, Biases, and Constituency Demands
    Law and Economics, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2004)

2000

  1. Does Political Ambiguity Pay? Corporate Campaign Contributions and the Rewards to Legislator Reputation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in University of Chicago - George G. Stigler Center for Study of Economy and State, Chicago - Center for Study of Economy and State (1999) Downloads View citations (1)

1998

  1. Interest Group Competition and the Organization of Congress: Theory and Evidence from Financial Services' Political Action Committees
    CRSP working papers, Center for Research in Security Prices, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago View citations (115)
    Also in University of Chicago - George G. Stigler Center for Study of Economy and State, Chicago - Center for Study of Economy and State (1996) Downloads
    CRSP working papers, Center for Research in Security Prices, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1998)

1996

  1. Competition among financial services political action committees: theory and evidence
    Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

1994

  1. How Reelection Constituencies Matter
    University of Chicago - George G. Stigler Center for Study of Economy and State, Chicago - Center for Study of Economy and State View citations (2)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Testing for the Effect of Campaign Expenditure Limits
    Supreme Court Economic Review, 2019, 27, (1), 113 - 116 Downloads
  2. To Serve and Collect: The Fiscal and Racial Determinants of Law Enforcement
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2019, 48, (1), 189 - 216 Downloads

2018

  1. Altruistic punishment in elections
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 53, (C), 149-160 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Balanced budget rules and fiscal outcomes: Evidence from historical constitutions
    Journal of Public Economics, 2018, 167, (C), 105-119 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  3. Election rules, legislators' incentives, and policy outcomes: Evidence from the mixed member system in Germany
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 54, (C), 227-239 Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Judging on thin ice: the effects of group membership on evaluation
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2018, 70, (3), 763-783 Downloads

2017

  1. Spurious relationships arising from aggregate variables in linear regression
    Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, 2017, 51, (3), 1359-1379 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The political economy of sales taxes and sales tax exemptions
    Public Choice, 2017, 171, (1), 207-221 Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. DECEPTION AND POLITICAL PARTICIPATION: THEORY AND LABORATORY EVIDENCE
    Economic Inquiry, 2016, 54, (1), 464-484 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Distributional consequences of political representation
    European Economic Review, 2016, 82, (C), 187-211 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. IS THERE ADVERSE SELECTION IN LIFE INSURANCE MARKETS?
    Economic Inquiry, 2016, 54, (1), 450-463 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Informed short selling, fails-to-deliver, and abnormal returns
    Journal of Empirical Finance, 2016, 38, (PA), 81-102 Downloads View citations (3)

2015

  1. A tragedy of the anticommons: local option taxation and cell phone tax bills
    Public Choice, 2015, 165, (3), 171-191 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Do Black Mayors Improve Black Relative to White Employment Outcomes? Evidence from Large US Cities
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2015, 31, (2), 383-430 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Do national cancer screening guidelines reduce mortality?
    Journal of Population Economics, 2015, 28, (4), 1075-1095 Downloads
  4. U.S. housing prices and the Fukushima nuclear accident
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2015, 117, (C), 309-326 Downloads View citations (8)

2014

  1. Politics, unemployment, and the enforcement of immigration law
    Public Choice, 2014, 160, (1), 131-153 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2013

  1. The effects of earmarks on the likelihood of reelection
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2013, 32, (C), 341-355 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. The options market maker exception to SEC Regulation SHO
    Journal of Financial Markets, 2013, 16, (2), 195-226 Downloads View citations (6)

2012

  1. Gordon Tullock and experimental economics
    Public Choice, 2012, 152, (1), 211-222 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Long-run effects of fetal influenza exposure: Evidence from Switzerland
    Social Science & Medicine, 2012, 74, (1), 58-66 Downloads View citations (11)
  3. The Relationship between Abortion Liberalization and Sexual Behavior: International Evidence
    American Law and Economics Review, 2012, 14, (2), 457-487 Downloads

2011

  1. Effects of prenatal and early life malnutrition: Evidence from the Greek famine
    Journal of Health Economics, 2011, 30, (3), 479-488 Downloads View citations (67)
  2. Institutionalized Bailouts and Fiscal Policy: Consequences of Soft Budget Constraints
    Kyklos, 2011, 64, (3), 366-395 Downloads View citations (14)
  3. More Tickets, Fewer Accidents: How Cash-Strapped Towns Make for Safer Roads
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2011, 54, (4), 863 - 888 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  4. Turned on or turned out? Campaign advertising, information and voting
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2011, 27, (4), 708-727 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2010

  1. The value of institutions for financial markets: evidence from emerging markets
    Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), 2010, 146, (4), 781-797 Downloads View citations (8)

2009

  1. How prices matter in politics: the returns to campaign advertising
    Public Choice, 2009, 140, (3), 357-377 Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Political Economy at Any Speed: What Determines Traffic Citations?
    American Economic Review, 2009, 99, (1), 509-27 Downloads View citations (25)

2008

  1. Abortion Access and Risky Sex Among Teens: Parental Involvement Laws and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2008, 24, (1), 2-21 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Do Spa Visits Improve Health: Evidence From German Micro Data
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2008, 34, (3), 364-374 Downloads
  3. Fiscal Policy and Financial Markets
    Economic Journal, 2008, 118, (533), 1971-1985 Downloads View citations (50)
  4. Selling favors in the lab: experiments on campaign finance reform
    Public Choice, 2008, 136, (1), 215-239 Downloads View citations (18)

2007

  1. Campaign finance reform and electoral competition: Comment
    Public Choice, 2007, 133, (1), 107-110 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Diabetes Treatments and Moral Hazard
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2007, 50, 519-538 Downloads View citations (28)
  3. Mandatory and affordable health insurance: commentary
    Regional Economic Development, 2007, (Oct), 29-31 Downloads
  4. Medical Malpractice Reform and Physicians in High-Risk Specialties
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2007, 36, (S2), S121-S142 Downloads View citations (24)
  5. Political contribution caps and lobby formation: Theory and evidence
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (3-4), 723-754 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2006

  1. Competition policy for elections: Do campaign contribution limits matter?
    Public Choice, 2006, 127, (1), 177-206 Downloads View citations (32)
  2. Contribution limits and the effectiveness of campaign spending
    Public Choice, 2006, 129, (3), 461-474 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Is Spending More Potent For or Against a Proposition? Evidence from Ballot Measures
    American Journal of Political Science, 2006, 50, (3), 788-801 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Subsidizing Addiction: Do State Health Insurance Mandates Increase Alcohol Consumption?
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2006, 35, (1), 175-198 Downloads View citations (12)

2005

  1. Ballot access restrictions and candidate entry in elections
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 21, (1), 59-71 Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Corporate Campaign Contributions, Repeat Giving, and the Rewards to Legislator Reputation
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2005, 48, (1), 41-71 Downloads View citations (25)
  3. Some talk: Money in politics. A (partial) review of the literature
    Public Choice, 2005, 124, (1), 135-156 Downloads View citations (64)

2004

  1. Judicial Selection: Politics, Biases, and Constituency Demands
    Public Choice, 2004, 118, (3_4), 251-270 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. The economic effects of democratic participation
    Journal of Public Economics, 2003, 87, (9-10), 2129-2155 Downloads View citations (57)

2002

  1. Can Special Interests Buy Congressional Votes? Evidence from Financial Services Legislation
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2002, 45, (2), 345-73 Downloads View citations (66)

2000

  1. Congressional Committees as Reputation-building Mechanisms
    Business and Politics, 2000, 2, (1), 35-52 Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Business and Politics, 2000, 2, (1), 1-19 (2000) Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Congressional Voting over Legislative Careers: Shifting Positions and Changing Constraints
    American Political Science Review, 2000, 94, (3), 665-676 Downloads View citations (16)

1999

  1. What Do Medical Services Buy? Effects of Doctor Visits on Work Day Loss
    Eastern Economic Journal, 1999, 25, (1), 1-16 Downloads View citations (9)

1998

  1. Interest-Group Competition and the Organization of Congress: Theory and Evidence from Financial Services' Political Action Committees
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (5), 1163-87 Downloads View citations (94)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  2. The Market for Congressional Votes: Is Timing of Contributions Everything?
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1998, 41, (1), 85-113 Downloads View citations (48)

1996

  1. How Reelection Constituencies Matter: Evidence from Political Action Committees' Contributions and Congressional Voting
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1996, 39, (2), 603-35 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Instability of Collective Decisions? Testing for Cyclical Majorities
    Public Choice, 1996, 88, (1-2), 15-28 View citations (7)

1995

  1. Campaign Contributions and Congressional Voting: Does the Timing of Contributions Matter?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1995, 77, (1), 127-36 Downloads View citations (49)
  2. Logrolling in the U.S. Congress
    Economic Inquiry, 1995, 33, (3), 441-56 View citations (7)

1994

  1. Informative and Persuasive Campaigning
    Public Choice, 1994, 81, (1-2), 55-77 View citations (25)

1992

  1. Are Contributions Rational? Untangling Strategies of Political Action Committees
    Journal of Political Economy, 1992, 100, (3), 647-64 Downloads View citations (58)
  2. The Effects of Logrolling on Congressional Voting
    American Economic Review, 1992, 82, (5), 1162-76 Downloads View citations (31)

1990

  1. A Diagrammatic Representation of Inequality
    Public Finance Review, 1990, 18, (1), 47-64 Downloads

Undated

  1. How Does Corporate Political Activity Allowed by Citizens United v. FEC Affect Shareholder Wealth?
    Journal of Law and Economics, 58, (3) Downloads

Chapters

2013

  1. Campaign finance
    Chapter 20 in The Elgar Companion to Public Choice, Second Edition, 2013, pp 331-344 Downloads

2012

  1. Mobile Phones and Crime Deterrence: An Underappreciated Link
    Chapter 10 in Research Handbook on the Economics of Criminal Law, 2012 Downloads

2011

  1. Abortion Access and Risky Sex
    Chapter 9 in Research Handbook on the Economics of Family Law, 2011 Downloads
 
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