Research

Information and political accountability/selection

Marshall, John. "Extra, extra, vote all about it!" Ongoing book project. 

Larreguy, Horacio, and John Marshall. Forthcoming. "The Incentives and Effects of Independent and Government-Controlled Media in the Developing World." Oxford Handbook of Electoral Persuasion, edited by Elizabeth Suhay, Bernard Grofman, and Alexander Trechsel. Oxford University Press. Paper here.

Arias, EricHoracio Larreguy, John Marshall, and Pablo Querubín. 2019. "When Does Information Increase Electoral Accountability? Lessons from a Field Experiment in Mexico." In Information, Accountability, and Cumulative Learning: Lessons from Metaketa I, edited by Thad Dunning, Guy Grossman, Macartan Humphreys, Susan Hyde, Craig McIntosh, and Gareth Nellis. Cambridge University Press. Paper here.

Dunning, Thad, and many other authors. 2019. "Voter information campaigns and political accountability: Cumulative findings from a preregistered meta-analysis of coordinated trials." Science Advances 5(7):eaaw2612.

Alt, James E.David D. Lassen, and John Marshall. 2016. "Credible sources and sophisticated voters: When does new information induce economic voting?" Journal of Politics 78(2):327-343. (Lead article.) Paper here. Replication materials here.

Marshall, John, and Stephen D. Fisher. 2015. "Compensation or Constraint? How different dimensions of economic globalization affect government spending and electoral turnout." British Journal of Political Science 45(2):353-389. Paper here. Appendix here. Replication materials here.

Blog summary here. Coverage: Democratic Audit UK.

Larreguy, Horacio, John Marshall, and James M. Snyder Jr. "Publicizing malfeasance: How local media facilitates electoral sanctioning of Mayors in Mexico." Paper here. R&R, Economic Journal.

      Coverage: Nieman Lab, Global Anticorruption Blog.

Arias, EricHoracio Larreguy, John Marshall, and Pablo Querubín. "Priors rule: When do malfeasance revelations help and hurt incumbent parties?" EGAP Metaketa project link here. EGAP Registry. NBER Working Paper 24888. Paper here. R&R, Journal of the European Economic Association.

Marshall, John. "Tuning in, voting out: News consumption cycles, homicides, and electoral accountability in Mexico." Paper here.

Co-winner, MPSA 2015 Kellogg/Notre Dame Award for Best Paper in Comparative Politics. 

Arias, EricHoracio Larreguy, John Marshall, and Pablo Querubín. "Does the content and mode of delivery of information matter for electoral accountability? Evidence from a field experiment in Mexico." EGAP Metaketa project link here. EGAP Registry. Paper here.

Bhandari, Abhit, Horacio Larreguy, and John Marshall. "Able and mostly willing: An empirical anatomy of information's effect on voter-driven accountability in Senegal." AEA Registry. Paper here.

Larreguy, Horacio, Christopher Lucas, and John Marshall. "When do media stations support political accountability? A field experiment in Mexico." AEA Registry. In the field.

Enríquez, José Ramón, Horacio Larreguy, John Marshall, and Alberto Simpser. "Information saturation and electoral accountability: Experimental evidence from Facebook in Mexico." Paper available upon request.

 

Education, political preferences, and voting behavior

Cavaille, Charlotte, and John Marshall. 2019. "Education and anti-immigration attitudes: Evidence from compulsory schooling reforms across Western Europe." American Political Science Review 113(1):254-263. Paper here. Appendix here. Replication materials here.

Marshall, John. 2019. "The anti-Democrat diploma: How high school education decreases support for the Democratic party." American Journal of Political Science 61(1):67-83. Paper here. Replication materials here

Larreguy, Horacio, and John Marshall. 2017. "The effect of education on civic and political engagement in non-consolidated democracies: Evidence from Nigeria." Review of Economics and Statistics 99(3):387-401. Paper here. Appendix here. Replication materials here.

Croke, KevinGuy GrossmanHoracio Larreguy, and John Marshall. 2016. "Deliberate disengagement: How education can decrease political participation in electoral authoritarian regimes." American Political Science Review 110(3):579-600. Paper here. Appendix here. Replication materials here.

Coverage: Mail and Guardian Africa.

Marshall, John. 2016. "Education and voting Conservative: Evidence from a major schooling reform in Great Britain." Journal of Politics 78(2):382-395. Paper here. Replication materials here.

 

Social networks and political behavior

Cruz, CesiHoracio Larreguy, and John Marshall. Forthcoming. "Social network effects in developing countries." Oxford Handbook of Electoral Persuasion, edited by Elizabeth Suhay, Bernard Grofman, and Alexander Trechsel. Oxford University Press. Paper here

Arias, EricPablo E. Balán, Horacio Larreguy, John Marshall, and Pablo Querubín. 2019. "How social networks help voters coordinate around information provision to improve electoral accountability: Evidence from Mexico." American Political Science Review 113(2):475-498. Paper here. Replication materials here.

Marshall, John. 2019. "Signaling sophistication: How social expectations can increase political information acquisition." Journal of Politics 81(1):167-186. Paper here. Replication materials here.

Alt, James E., Amalie Jensen, Horacio Larreguy, David D. Lassen, and John Marshall. "Contagious political concerns: How unemployment information passed between weak ties influences Danish voters." Paper here. R&R, Journal of Politics.

 

Clientelism and party election strategies

Larreguy, Horacio, John Marshall, and James M. Snyder Jr. 2018. "Leveling the playing field: How campaign advertising can help non-dominant parties." Journal of the European Economic Association 16(6):1812-1849. Paper here.

Larreguy, Horacio, John Marshall, and Pablo Querubín. 2016. "Parties, Brokers and Voter Mobilization: How Turnout Buying Depends Upon the Party's Capacity to Monitor Brokers." American Political Science Review 110(1):160-179. Paper here. Appendix here. Replication materials here

Larreguy, Horacio, John Marshall, and Laura Trucco. "Breaking clientelism or rewarding incumbents? Evidence from an urban titling program in Mexico." Paper here.

 

Statistical methods

Marshall, John. 2016. "Coarsening bias: How instrumenting for coarsened treatments upwardly biases instrumental variable estimates." Political Analysis 24(2):157-171. Paper here. Replication materials here.