Thomas Stratmann

George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

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Germany

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1.

Cheap Donuts and Expensive Broccoli: The Effect of Relative Prices on Obesity

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2009
Jonah B. Gelbach, Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 1,554 (7,004)
Citation 3

Abstract:

BMI, fat, diet, health, wild cluster bootstrap, fat tax

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Political Economy at Any Speed: What Determines Traffic Citations?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2009
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 1,451 (8,892)
Citation 4

Abstract:

speeding, traffic fines, local public finance, vote maximizing, revenue maximizing

Abortion Access and Risky Sex Among Teens: Parental Involvement Laws and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Vol. 24, No. 1, p. 2, 2008, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 175, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-26
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2010
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 979 (17,166)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Gonorrhea, Pregnancy, STD, Teenagers, Sex, Abortion, Illegitimacy, Birth Rates

Abortion Access and Risky Sex Among Teens: Parental Involvement Laws and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 2-21, 2008
Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

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4.

Medical Malpractice Reform and Physicians in High-Risk Specialties

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 36, p. S121, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2010
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 977 (16,300)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Malpractice, Tort Reform, Infant Mortality, Defensive Medicine, Physicians

5.

Mobile Phones and Crime Deterrence: An Underappreciated Link

Research Handbook on the Economics of Criminal Law, Alon Harel and Keith N. Hylton, eds., August, 2012, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-33
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Jonathan Klick, John MacDonald and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 623 (22,890)

Abstract:

crime, cell phones

6.

Plurality Rule, Proportional Representation, and the German Bundestag: How Incentives to Pork-Barrel Differ Across Electoral Systems

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 650
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Feb 2002
Thomas Stratmann and Martin Baur
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and University of Vienna - Department of Economics
Downloads 574 (18,743)
Citation 18

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The Economic Effects of Democratic Participation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 656
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Feb 2002
Dennis C. Mueller and Thomas Stratmann
University of Vienna - Center for Business Studies - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 471 (42,241)
Citation 18

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8.

More Tickets, Fewer Accidents: How Cash-Strapped Towns Make for Safer Roads

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 399 (56,134)
Citation 2

Abstract:

traffic accidents, safety, law enforcement, simultaneity

9.

The Effect of Abortion Legalization on the Incidence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 02-11
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Apr 2002
Thomas Stratmann and Jonathan Klick
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 334 (70,381)
Citation 13

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10.

Diabetes Treatments and Moral Hazard

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 50, p. 519, 2007, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-21, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 159
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2010
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 320 (69,189)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Insurance, Mandates, Obesity, Offsetting Behavior

11.

Exchange-Traded Funds, Fails-to-Deliver, and Market Volatility

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-59
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Thomas Stratmann and John W. Welborn
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Dartmouth College
Downloads 291 (61,486)

Abstract:

exchange-traded funds, short selling, fails-to-deliver, volatility

Do Black Mayors Improve Black Employment Outcomes? Evidence from Large U.S. Cities

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-11
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
John V. Nye, Ilia Rainer and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 154 (157,948)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Do Black Mayors Improve Black Employment Outcomes? Evidence from Large U.S. Cities

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
John V. Nye, Ilia Rainer and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 129 (183,016)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Race, Ethnicity, Discrimination, Employment, Urban Politics

Divided Interests: The Increasing Detrimental Fractionation of Indian Land Ownership

Unlocking the Wealth of Indian Nations, Edited by Terry L. Anderson, Lanham: Lexington Books, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2016
Jacob W. Russ and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 232 (107,424)

Abstract:

Indian land ownership, ownership fractionation, Indian reservations

Creeping Normalcy: Fractionation of Indian Land Ownership

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4607
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Feb 2014
Jacob W. Russ and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 34 (385,767)

Abstract:

Indian land ownership, ownership fractionation, Indian reservations

14.
Downloads 265 ( 93,945)
Citation 16

Fiscal Policy and Financial Markets

IMF Working Paper No. 06/16
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Bernardin Akitoby and Thomas Stratmann
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 263 (94,207)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Fiscal policy, sovereign risk, spreads, bond markets, emerging markets

Fiscal Policy and Financial Markets

The Economic Journal, Vol. 118, Issue 533, pp. 1971-1985, November 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
Bernardin Akitoby and Thomas Stratmann
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 2 (557,809)
Citation 16

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15.

Offsetting Behavior in the Workplace

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 03-19
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Apr 2003
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 221 (107,428)
Citation 1

Abstract:

OSHA, Safety, Labor Regulation, Offsetting Behavior

16.

Does Shareholder Proxy Access Damage Share Value in Small Publicly Traded Companies?

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 6, June 2012, pp. 1431-1468, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-47, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-53
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Thomas Stratmann and J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 219 (92,093)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Argawal, Bebchuk, Berle, Business Roundtable, Coates, Cohn, D.C. Circuit, Decker, Gillan, Grundfest, Hartzell, Kahan, Larcker, Means, Ormazabal, Rock, Romano, S&P 1500, Securities and Exchange Commission, SharkWatch50 List, Subramanian, Taylor, Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010

Do Spa Visits Improve Health: Evidence from German Micro Data

FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-13, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 124
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Sep 2004
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 213 (117,060)

Abstract:

alternative medicine, insurance, hospitalization, medical expenditures

Do Spa Visits Improve Health: Evidence from German Micro Data

Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 34, Issue 3, pp. 364-374, 2008
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Jul 2010
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 3 (550,281)

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18.

Plurality Rule vs. Proportional Representation. How Much of a Difference Do Electoral Rules Make? Evidence from Germany

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Oct 2000
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 215 (107,428)
Citation 2

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19.

The Options Market Maker Exception to SEC Regulation SHO

Journal of Financial Markets, Volume 16, Issue 2, May 2013, Pages 195–226,
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Thomas Stratmann and John W. Welborn
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Dartmouth College
Downloads 209 (110,750)
Citation 1

Abstract:

short selling, settlement failure, stock lending, rules

20.

Can Special Interests Buy Congressional Votes? Evidence from Financial Services Legislation

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 209 (105,116)
Citation 29

Abstract:

Campaign finance, campaign contributions, legislatures

21.

How Prices Matter in Politics: Returns to Campaign Advertising

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 207 (112,207)
Citation 6

Abstract:

campaign finance, elections, campaign advertising, television advertising

Deception and Political Participation: Theory and Laboratory Evidence

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-27
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Daniel Houser, Sandra Ludwig and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 203 (122,675)

Abstract:

voter information, turnout, participation in elections, campaign finance, deceptive advertising

Deception and Political Participation: Theory and Laboratory Evidence

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 54, Issue 1, pp. 464-484, 2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
Daniel Houser, Sandra Ludwig and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 0

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23.

Competition Policy for Elections: Do Campaign Contribution Limits Matter?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
Thomas Stratmann and Francisco Javier Aparicio
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and CIDE
Downloads 199 (115,314)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Campaign Finance, Elections

24.

Institutionalized Bailouts and Fiscal Policy: The Consequences of Soft Budget Constraints

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2827
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Oct 2009
Alexander Fink and Thomas Stratmann
University of Leipzig and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 198 (117,973)
Citation 1

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Adverse vs. Advantageous Selection in Life Insurance Markets

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Dec 2012
David Hedengren and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 174 (95,840)

Abstract:

adverse selection, advantageous selection, propitious selection, life insurance

26.

How Sensitive are Seniors to the Price of Prescription Drugs?

FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-17, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 161
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Jul 2005
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 172 (136,952)

Abstract:

Insurance, Moral Hazard, Medicare, Price Elasticity

27.

The Effect of Abortion Liberalization on Sexual Behavior: International Evidence

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-23, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-20
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Jonathan Klick, Sven Neelsen and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Law School, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 165 (138,974)

Abstract:

abortion, sex, STD, sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy

28.

Subsidizing Addiction: Do State Health Insurance Mandates Increase Alcohol Consumption?

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 35, p. 175, 2006
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2010
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 160 (147,130)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Rational Addiction, Alcohol, Mental Health, Insurance, Parity

29.

The Effects of Earmarks on the Likelihood of Reelection

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-16
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 May 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 153 (132,783)
Citation 1

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30.

Tainted Money? Contribution Limits and the Effectiveness of Campaign Spending

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1044
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Nov 2003
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 141 (160,507)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Balanced Budget Rules and Fiscal Outcomes: Evidence from Historical Constitutions

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-16
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 May 2016
Zareh Asatryan, César Castellón and Thomas Stratmann
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Clemson University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 70 (277,483)

Abstract:

Economic effects of constitutions, fiscal rules, historical public finances, sovereign debt crises

Balanced Budget Rules and Fiscal Outcomes: Evidence from Historical Constitutions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5893
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Jun 2016
Zareh Asatryan, César Castellón and Thomas Stratmann
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Clemson University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 38 (370,169)

Abstract:

economic effects of constitutions, fiscal rules, historical public finances, sovereign debt crises

Balanced Budget Rules and Fiscal Outcomes: Evidence from Historical Constitutions

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 16-034
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Apr 2016
Zareh Asatryan, César Castellón and Thomas Stratmann
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Clemson University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 30 (403,028)

Abstract:

Economic effects of constitutions, fiscal rules, historical public finances, sovereign debt crises

Effects of Prenatal and Early Life Malnutrition: Evidence from the Greek Famine

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2994
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Sven Neelsen and Thomas Stratmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 79 (258,326)
Citation 5

Abstract:

famine, health, regression discontinuity, Greece

Effects of Prenatal and Early Life Malnutrition: Evidence from the Greek Famine

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-09
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2014
Sven Neelsen and Thomas Stratmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 50 (329,991)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Dial 911 for Murder: The Impact of Emergency Response Time on Homicides

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-51
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2016
Thomas Stratmann and David Chandler Thomas
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Ball State University
Downloads 102 (218,297)

Abstract:

homicides, aggravated assault, response times, value of time, 9-1-1

Dial 911 for Murder: The Impact of Emergency Response Time on Homicides

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6140
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Nov 2016
Thomas Stratmann and David Chandler Thomas
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Ball State University
Downloads 21 (450,517)

Abstract:

homicides, aggravated assault, response times, value of time, 9-1-1

34.

The Effect of Public Financing on the Competitiveness of Elections

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 May 2009
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 122 (172,851)

Abstract:

Public Financing, Elections, campaign contributions, campaign expenditures

35.

Do National Cancer Screening Guidelines Reduce Mortality?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2014
Adam Leive and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 115 (166,150)

Abstract:

cancer mortality, cancer screening, difference in differences

36.

Informed Short Selling, Fails-to-Deliver, and Abnormal Returns

Journal of Empirical Finance, Volume 38, Part A, September 2016, Pages 81-102, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-30
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2016
Thomas Stratmann and John W. Welborn
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Dartmouth College
Downloads 103 (123,577)

Abstract:

abnormal returns; fail-to-deliver; Fama-French; event study; short selling

37.

Contribution Limits and the Effectiveness of Campaign Spending

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jun 2006
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 103 (204,415)
Citation 7

Abstract:

campaign finance regulation, elections, advertising

38.

How Are Small Banks Faring Under Dodd-Frank?

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-49
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 03 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2014
Hester Peirce, Ian C Robinson and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, The Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 102 (108,869)

Abstract:

banking, bank regulation, Dodd-Frank, community banks, FDIC, Federal Reserve, OCC, firm size, market structure, mortgages, policy, small banks, standardization

39.

The Dog that Didn't Bark: What Item Nonresponse Shows about Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Ability

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Dec 2012
David Hedengren and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 100 (170,886)

Abstract:

Item nonresponse, non-cognitive ability, cognitive ability

40.

Do Low Contribution Limits Insulate Incumbents from Competition?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 May 2009
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 95 (209,919)

Abstract:

campaign finance limits, elections

41.

Selling Favors in the Lab: Experiments on Campaign Finance Reform

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1727
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Apr 2006
Daniel Houser and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 93 (221,675)
Citation 5

Abstract:

voting, campaign finance, experiments, special interests

Politics, Unemployment, and the Enforcement of Immigration Law

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Mar 2012
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 56 (312,265)

Abstract:

Immigration, regulation, enforcement, congressional oversight, vote maximization

Politics, Unemployment, and the Enforcement of Immigration Law

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-16
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Apr 2012
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 19 (462,168)

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Politics, Unemployment, and the Enforcement of Immigration Law

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3792
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 14 (491,070)

Abstract:

immigration, enforcement, political economy

Institutionalized Bailouts and Fiscal Policy: Consequences of Soft Budget Constraints

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 09-01
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Alexander Fink and Thomas Stratmann
University of Leipzig and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 86 (244,942)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Institutionalized Bailouts and Fiscal Policy: Consequences of Soft Budget Constraints

Kyklos, Vol. 64, Issue 3, pp. 366-395, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jul 2011
Alexander Fink and Thomas Stratmann
University of Leipzig and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 1 (568,207)
Citation 1

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44.

Subnational Health Spending and Soft Budget Constraints in OECD Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 10/147
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Thomas Stratmann, Ernesto Crivelli and Adam Leive
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 82 (224,700)

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The Value of Institutions for Financial Markets: Evidence from Emerging Markets

IMF Working Paper No. 09/27
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Thomas Stratmann and Bernardin Akitoby
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
Downloads 77 (262,290)

Abstract:

Capital markets, Financial sector, Political economy, Governance, Social policy, Emerging markets, Cross country analysis, Economic models

The Value of Institutions for Financial Markets: Evidence from Emerging Markets

Posted: 08 Dec 2008
Bernardin Akitoby and Thomas Stratmann
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

Abstract:

fiscal policy, sovereign risk, spreads, institutions, emerging markets

The Efficacy of Political Advertising: A Voter Participation Field Experiment with Multiple Robo Calls and Controls for Selection Effects

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-31
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2017
Daniel Kling and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University, Department of Economics, Students and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 49 (333,123)

Abstract:

Field experiment, political advertising, voter turnout, selection effects

The Efficacy of Political Advertising: A Voter Participation Field Experiment with Multiple Robo Calls and Controls for Selection Effects

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6195
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
Daniel Kling and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University, Department of Economics, Students and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 26 (422,643)

Abstract:

political advertising, voter turnout, selection effects, field experiment

Early-Life Famine Exposure and Later-Life Outcomes: Evidence from Survivors of the Greek Famine

EARLY-LIFE FAMINE AND ADULT HEALTH, Alexander Vaiserman, ed., Nova Science Publishers, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Apr 2012
Sven Neelsen and Thomas Stratmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 46 (342,416)

Abstract:

Famine, Early-Life Health, Long-Run Effects, Greece, Barker's Hypothesis

Early-Life Famine Exposure and Later-Life Outcomes: Evidence from Survivors of the Greek Famine

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-02
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Sven Neelsen and Thomas Stratmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 28 (412,473)

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48.

Missing Sticks: Property Institutions and Income Dissipation in Indian Country

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-22
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2015
Jacob W. Russ and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 71 (218,636)

Abstract:

American Indians, fractionation, land rights, property rights, institutions

49.

Turned Off or Turned Out? Campaign Advertising, Information, and Voting

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jul 2008
Daniel Houser, Rebecca Morton and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 71 (254,056)
Citation 1

Abstract:

voter information, turnout, participation in elections, campaign finance, campaign expenditures

50.

Electoral Competition and Low Contribution Limits

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 May 2009
Kahlil Williams, Thomas Stratmann and Ciara Torres-Spelliscy
New York University (NYU) - Brennan Center for Justice, George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Stetson University - College of Law
Downloads 64 (266,122)

Abstract:

contribution limits, public financing, electoral competition, incumbency, challengers

51.

U.S. Housing Prices and the Fukushima Nuclear Accident: To Update, or Not to Update, that is the Question

ICER Working Paper No. 4/2013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Apr 2013
Alexander Fink and Thomas Stratmann
University of Leipzig and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 63 (218,636)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Fukushima, nuclear accident, hedonic prices, housing, updating

Campaign Finance: A Review and an Assessment of the State of the Literature

Forthcoming, Oxford Handbook of Public Choice , GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 17-15
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 44 (349,074)

Abstract:

Campaign Finance, PAC contributions

Campaign Finance: A Review and an Assessment of the State of the Literature

Oxford Handbook of Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2017
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 12 (502,540)

Abstract:

campaign expenditures, campaign contributions, campaign finance laws, Political Action Committees

53.

Long-Run Effects of Prenatal Influenza-Exposure: Evidence from Switzerland

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-24
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Sven Neelsen and Thomas Stratmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 41 (330,672)

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Does Political Ambiguity Pay? Corporate Campaign Contributions and the Rewards to Legislator Reputation

NBER Working Paper No. w7475
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Mar 2000
Randall S. Kroszner and Thomas Stratmann
Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 34 (362,543)
Citation 7

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Political Contribution Caps and Lobby Formation: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w10928
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Dec 2004
Allan Drazen, Nuno Limão and Thomas Stratmann
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 33 (355,743)
Citation 6

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How Close is Fundraising in Contested Elections in States with Low Contribution Limits?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 May 2009
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 32 (359,110)
Citation 1

Abstract:

campaign finance, contribution limits, campaign contributions

57.

A Tragedy of the Anticommons: Local Option Taxation and Cell Phone Tax Bills

Public Choice, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-60
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
Matthew D. Mitchell and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 28 (313,333)

Abstract:

anticommons, fiscal federalism, overlapping tax jurisdictions, vertical externalities

58.

Altruistic Punishment in Elections

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4945
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Sep 2014
Jason Anthony Aimone, Luigi Butera and Thomas Stratmann
Baylor University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 27 (327,668)

Abstract:

voting, elections, altruistic punishment

59.

The Political Economy of Sales Taxes and Sales Tax Exemptions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5016
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Nov 2014
Andreea Militaru and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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60.

Wireless Taxes and Fees: A Tragedy of the Anticommons

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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Public Choice, Tragedy of the Anticommons, Rent-Seeking, Tax, Mobile Service

61.

Save Time, Save Lives: The Impact of 9-1-1 on Lethality and Homicides

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-23
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 May 2016 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2017
Thomas Stratmann and David Chandler Thomas
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Ball State University
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homicide, lethality, assault, emergency services, 9-1-1 dispatch, 911

62.

To Serve and Collect: The Fiscal and Racial Determinants of Law Enforcement

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-17
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2017
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Law Enforcement, Crime, Political Economy, Local Public Finance, Race

63.

Is There Adverse Selection in Life Insurance Markets?

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 54, Issue 1, pp. 450-463, 2016
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
David Hedengren and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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64.

The Effect of Abortion Legalization on Sexual Behavior: Evidence from Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 32, p. 407, June 2003
Posted: 17 Nov 2003
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

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Abortion, Sex, Sexual Behavior, STD, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Disease, Moral Hazard, Roe v. Wade

65.

Can Special Interest Buy Congressional Votes? Evidence from Financial Services Legislation

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 45, No 2, Part 1
Posted: 17 Apr 2002
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

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Interest Group Competition and the Organization of Congress: Theory and Evidence from Financial Services Political Action Committees

Posted: 01 Jul 1998
Randall S. Kroszner and Thomas Stratmann
Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

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