Working Papers

"The Changing Relative Power of Party Leaders in Congress"

Pamela Ban, Daniel Moskowitz and James M. Snyder

February 2016


"Party Polarization in Legislatures with Office-Motivated Candidates"

Mattias Polborn and James M. Snyder

February 2016


"Political Advertising in Consolidating Democracies: Radio Ads, Clientelism, and Political Development in Mexico"

Horacio Larreguy, John Marshall and James M. Snyder

May 2014


"Elections and the Quality of Public Officials: Evidence from U.S. State Courts"

Claire S.H. Lim and James M. Snyder

February 2014


"Candidate Ideology and Electoral Success"

Andrew B. Hall and James M. Snyder

June 2013


"The Direct Primary and Candidate-Centered Voting in U.S. Elections"

Shigeo Hirano and James M. Snyder

July, 2011


"A Simple Explanation for Bias at the 50-50 Threshold in RDD Studies Based on Close Elections"

Olle Folke, Shiego Hirano, and James M. Snyder

May, 2011


"Optimal Market Restrictions in Professional Sports"

William R. Dougan and James M. Snyder, Jr. 

1st version, March,1994; this version, April, 2004


 "Campaign Finance Regulations and the Return on Investment From Campaign Contributions" 

 Stephen Ansolabehere, James M. Snyder, Jr., and Michiko Ueda 

August, 2004 


 "Does TV Advertising Explain the Rise of Campaign Spending? A Study of Campaign Spending and Broadcast Advertising Prices in US House Elections the 1990s and the 1970s"

Stephen Ansolabehere, Alan S. Gerber, and James M. Snyder, Jr.