Publications

2015
Lim C, Snyder JM, Stromberg D. "The Judge, the Politician and the Press: Newspaper Coverage and Criminal Sentencing Across Electoral Systems". American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (forthcoming). 2015.
Snyder JM, Folke O, Hirano S. Partisan Imbalance in Regression Discontinuity Studies Based on Electoral Thresholds. Political Science Research and Methods. 2015;3(2):169-186.
Snyder JM, Hirano S, Lenz GS, Pinkovskiy M. Voter Learning in State Primary Elections. American Journal of Political Science. 2015;59(1):91-108.Abstract
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ajps.12093/pdf
Hainmueller J, AB H, Snyder J. Assessing the External Validity of Election RD Estimates: An Investigation of the Incumbency Advantage . Journal of Politics. 2015;77(3):707-720.Abstract
Puglisi R, Snyder JM. The Balanced U.S. Press. Journal of the European Economic Association. 2015;13(2):240-264.Abstract
R E, O F, JM S. A Gubernatorial Helping Hand? How Governors Affect Presidential Elections. Journal of Politics. 2015;77(2):491-504.Abstract
AB H, JM S. How Much of the Incumbency Advantage Is Due to Scare-off?. Political Science Research and Methods (forthcoming). 2015.Abstract
http://scholar.harvard.edu/files/jsnyder/files/chall_quality_rdd.pdf
Eggers A, Folke O, Fowler A, Hainmueller J, AB H, Snyder JM. On The Validity Of The Regression Discontinuity Design For Estimating Electoral E ffects: New Evidence From Over 40,000 Close Races. American Journal of Political Science . 2015;59(1):259-274.Abstract
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ajps.12127/pdf
2014
Hirano S, Snyder JM. Primary Elections and the Quality of Elected Officials. Quarterly Journal of Political Science . 2014;9(4):473-500.Abstract
2013
Snyder JM, Larcinese V, Testa C.

Testing the Swing Voter Hypothesis Using Federal Spending in the U.S. States

. British Journal of Political Science. 2013;43(4):845-875.Abstract
http://journals.cambridge.org.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=8976494&fileId=S0007123412000245
Snyder JM, Querubin P.

The Control of Politicians in Normal Times and Times of Crisis: Wealth Accumulationby U.S. Congressmen, 1850-1880

. Quarterly Journal of Political Science. 2013;8(4):409-450.Abstract
http://www.nowpublishers.com/articles/quarterly-journal-of-political-science/QJPS-12104
Ting M, Snyder J, Folke O. Elections and reform: The adoption of civil service systems in the U.S. states. Journal of Theoretical Politics. 2013;25(3):363-387. journal_of_theoretical_politics-2013-ting-363-87.pdf
2012
Snyder JM, Hirano S.

What Happens to Incumbents in Scandals?

. Quarterly Journal of Political Science. 2012;7(4):447-456.
Ansolabehere S, Leblanc W, Snyder JM.

When Parties are not Teams: Party Positions in Single Member District and Proportional Representation Systems

. Econ Theory. 2012;49:521-547. snyder_2012econtheory.pdf
Larcinese V, Snyder JM, Testa C. Testing Models of Distributive Politics using Exit Polls to Measure Voters’ Preferences and Partisanship. British Journal of Political Science. 2012;43(4):845-875. testingmodelsof_distributivepolitics_0_0.pdf
Folke O, Snyder JM. Gubernatorial Midterm Slumps. American Journal of Political Science. 2012;56(4):931-948. gub_midterm_slumps_100921_0_0.pdf
Ansolabehere S, Snyder J. The Effects of Redistricting on Incumbents. Election Law Journal: Rules, Politics, and Policy. 2012;11(4):490-502. redist_incumb.pdf
2011
Prat A, Puglisi R, Snyder JM.

Is Private Campaign Finance a Good Thing? Estimates of the Potential Information Benefits

. Quarterly Journal of Political Science. 2011;5(3):291-318. is_private_campaign_finance_a_good_thing_estimates.pdf
James M. Snyder J, Ting MM. Electoral Selection With Parties and Primaries. American Journal of Political Science. 2011;55:781-795. snyder_2011electoralselection.pdf
Larcinesea V, Puglisi R, Snyder JM. Partisan Bias in Economic News: Evidence on the Agenda-Setting Behavior of U.S. Newspapers. Journal of Public Economics. 2011;95(9-10):1178-1189. 2.partisanbias.usnewspapers_0.pdf