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.
Hainmueller J, AB H, Snyder J. Assessing the External Validity of Election RD Estimates: An Investigation of the Incumbency Advantage
. Journal of Politics (forthcoming). 2015.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
2014
R E, O F, JM S. A Gubernatorial Helping Hand? How Governors Affect Presidential Elections. Journal of Politics (forthcoming). 2014.Abstract
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 (forthcoming). 2014.Abstract
Hirano S, Snyder JM. Primary Elections and the Quality of Elected Officials. Quarterly Journal of Political Science (forthcoming). 2014.Abstract
Puglisi R, Snyder JM. The Balanced U.S. Press. Journal of the European Economic Association (forthcoming). 2014.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.
Snyder JM, Querubin P.

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

. Quarterly Journal of Political Science. 2013;8(4):409-450.
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
Puglisi R, Snyder JM. Newspaper Coverage of Political Scandals. Journal of Politics. 2011;73(3):931-950. political_scandals_22_complete_0_0.pdf
Folke O, Hirano S, Snyder JM. Patronage and Elections in U.S. States. American Political Science Review. 2011;105(3):567-585. patronage_and_elections_0_0.pdf