Stephen Coate

Cornell University - Department of Economics

Professor

414 Uris Hall

Ithaca, NY 14853-7601

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

28

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Policy Conditionality

PIER Working Paper No. 97-013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Apr 2002
Stephen Morris and Stephen Coate
MIT and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Policy Conditionality, Transfers, Policy Persistence, Political Economy

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Centralized Versus Decentralized Provision of Local Public Goods: a Political Economy Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w7084
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 May 1999 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2022
Timothy J. Besley and Stephen Coate
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Analyzing the Case for Government Intervention in a Representative Democracy

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. TE335
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Jul 2008
Timothy J. Besley and Stephen Coate
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Issue Unbundling Via Citizens' Initiatives

NBER Working Paper No. w8036
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2022
Timothy J. Besley and Stephen Coate
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Issue Unbundling Via Citizens' Initiatives

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Jun 2001
Timothy J. Besley and Stephen Coate
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Citation 12
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Direct democracy, citizens' initiatives

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Market Provision of Public Goods: The Case of Broadcasting

NBER Working Paper No. w7513
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2022
Simon P. Anderson and Stephen Coate
University of Virginia - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Fiscal Policy and Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w17562
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2023
Marco Battaglini and Stephen Coate
Princeton University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Socially Optimal Districting

NBER Working Paper No. w11462
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2022
Stephen Coate and Brian G. Knight
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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A Dynamic Theory of Public Spending, Taxation and Debt

NBER Working Paper No. w12100
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 May 2006 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2022
Marco Battaglini and Stephen Coate
Princeton University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Voter Turnout: Theory and Evidence from Texas Liquor Referenda

NBER Working Paper No. w8720
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 01 May 2022
Stephen Coate and Michael Conlin
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
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Elected Versus Appointed Regulators: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w7579
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 May 2000 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2022
Stephen Coate and Timothy J. Besley
Cornell University - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
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The Public Critique of Welfare Economics: an Exploration

NBER Working Paper No. w7083
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2022
Timothy J. Besley and Stephen Coate
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Inefficiency in Legislative Policy-Making: A Dynamic Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w11495
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2022
Marco Battaglini and Stephen Coate
Princeton University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Political Competition with Campaign Contributions and Informative Advertising

NBER Working Paper No. w8693
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2002
Stephen Coate
Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Municipalities

NBER Working Paper No. w14857
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2022
Stephen Coate and Brian G. Knight
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Performance of the Pivotal-Voter Model in Small-Scale Elections: Evidence from Texas Liquor Referenda

NBER Working Paper No. w10797
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2022
Stephen Coate, Michael Conlin and Andrea Moro
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Robin-Hooding Rents: Exploiting the Pecuniary Effects of In-Kind Programs

NBER Working Paper No. w4125
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2022
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Cornell University - Department of Economics and Decision Research
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Fiscal Policy Over the Real Business Cycle: A Positive Theory

NBER Working Paper No. w14047
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2022
Marco Battaglini and Stephen Coate
Princeton University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Pareto Efficient Income Taxation with Stochastic Abilities

NBER Working Paper No. w10119
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2022
Marco Battaglini and Stephen Coate
Princeton University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Socially Optimal Districting: An Empirical Investigation

NBER Working Paper No. w12313
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2022
Stephen Coate and Brian G. Knight
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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An Efficiency Approach to the Evaluation of Policy Changes

NBER Working Paper No. w7316
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2022
Stephen Coate
Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Power-Hungry Candidates, Policy Favors, and Pareto Improving Campaign Finance Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w9601
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2022
Stephen Coate
Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Property Taxation, Zoning, and Efficiency: A Dynamic Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w17145
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 08 May 2022
Stephen Coate
Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Public School Choice: An Economic Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w20701
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2023
Levon Barseghyan, Damon Clark and Stephen Coate
Cornell University, University of California - Paul Merage School of Business - Economics/Health Care and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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On the Dynamics of Community Development

NBER Working Paper No. w23674
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2023
Levon Barseghyan and Stephen Coate
Cornell University and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Optimal Fiscal Limits

NBER Working Paper No. w20643
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 29 May 2022
Stephen Coate
Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Evaluating Durable Public Good Provision Using Housing Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w18767
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2023
Stephen Coate
Cornell University - Department of Economics
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27.

Financing Local Public Projects∗

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Aug 2022
Levon Barseghyan and Stephen Coate
Cornell University and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Ricardian Equivalence, Local Public Finance, Development

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An Economic Model of Representative Democracy

QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, Vol 112 No 1, February 1997
Posted: 29 Oct 1997
Timothy J. Besley and Stephen Coate
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Department of Economics

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