James M. Snyder

Harvard University

1875 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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On the Validity of the Regression Discontinuity Design for Estimating Electoral Effects: New Evidence from over 40,000 Close Races

American Journal of Political Science 59(1):259-274, Formerly MIT Political Science Department Working Paper Series No 2013-26
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 May 2013 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2016
University of Oxford, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Stanford University and Harvard University
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regression discontinuity, election, causal inference

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Information and Wasted Votes: A Study of U.S. Primary Elections

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Aug 2015
Andrew Hall and James M. Snyder
Stanford University and Harvard University
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Assessing the External Validity of Election RD Estimates: An Investigation of the Incumbency Advantage

Journal of Politics. 77(3): 707-720. 2015., Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-02
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
Jens Hainmueller, Andrew Hall and James M. Snyder
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Stanford University and Harvard University
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On The Validity Of The Regression Discontinuity Design For Estimating Electoral Effects: New Evidence From Over 40000 Close Races

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Aug 2013
University of Oxford, Uppsala University - Department of Government, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Stanford University and Harvard University
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elections, regression discontinuity, causal inference

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How Newspapers Reveal Political Power

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jul 2015
Harvard University, Students, Harris School at University of Chicago, Stanford University and Harvard University
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Leadership Power in Congress, 1890-2014: Evidence from PAC Contributions and Newspaper Coverage

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Apr 2016
Pamela Ban, Daniel Moskowitz and James M. Snyder
Harvard University, Students, Harvard University, Students and Harvard University
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Primary Elections and the Quality of Elected Officials

EPSA 2013 Annual General Conference Paper 65
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 May 2013
James M. Snyder and Shigeo Hirano
Harvard University and Columbia University
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Political Advertising in Consolidating Democracies: Locally Dominant Parties and the Equalization of Media Access in Mexico

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2014
Horacio Larreguy, John Marshall and James M. Snyder
ITAM, Harvard University and Harvard University
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A Gubernatorial Helping Hand? How Governors Affect Presidential Elections

IFN Working Paper No. 932
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Nov 2012
Robert S. Erikson, Olle Folke and James M. Snyder
Columbia University - Department of Political Science, Uppsala University - Department of Government and Harvard University
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Presidential Elections, Regression Discontinuity Design, Electoral Balancing

The Revealed Demand for Hard vs. Soft News: Evidence from Italian TV Viewership

CESifo Working Paper No. 10326
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Mar 2023
Università degli Studi di Milano - DEPA, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics, University of Pavia and Harvard University
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television news, media content, infotainment, consumer

The Revealed Demand for Hard vs. Soft News: Evidence from Italian TV Viewership

NBER Working Paper No. w29020
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2023
Università degli Studi di Milano - DEPA, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics, University of Pavia and Harvard University
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The Balanced U.S. Press

NBER Working Paper No. w17263
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2023
Riccardo Puglisi and James M. Snyder
University of Pavia and Harvard University
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The Control of Politicians in Normal Times and Times of Crisis: Wealth Accumulation by U.S. Congressmen, 1850-1880

NBER Working Paper No. w17634
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 03 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2023
Pablo Querubin and James M. Snyder
New York University (NYU) - Department of Politics and Harvard University
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Making Rallies Great Again: The Effects of Presidential Campaign Rallies on Voter Behavior, 2008-2016

NBER Working Paper No. w28043
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2023
James M. Snyder and Hasin Yousaf
Harvard University and UNSW Business School
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Elections and the Quality of Public Officials: Evidence from U.S. State Courts

NBER Working Paper No. w18355
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2023
Claire Lim and James M. Snyder
Queen Mary University of London and Harvard University
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Unpacking Social Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w31083
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Apr 2023 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2023
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, University of Bologna, Charles III University of Madrid and Harvard University
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The Arsenal of Democracy: Production and Politics During Wwii

NBER Working Paper No. w24158
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 03 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2023
University of Michigan at Ann ArborUniversity of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Harvard University and Wake Forest University, Department of Economics
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Leveling the Playing Field: How Campaign Advertising Can Help Non-Dominant Parties

NBER Working Paper No. w22949
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 19 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2023
Horacio Larreguy, John Marshall and James M. Snyder
ITAM, Columbia University - Department of Political Science and Harvard University
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Revealing Malfeasance: How Local Media Facilitates Electoral Sanctioning of Mayors in Mexico

NBER Working Paper No. w20697
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2023
Horacio Larreguy, John Marshall and James M. Snyder
ITAM, Harvard University and Harvard University
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What Shapes the Quality and Behavior of Government Officials? Institutional Variation in Selection and Retention Methods

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 13, pp. 87-109, 2021
Posted: 12 Aug 2021
Claire S.H. Lim and James M. Snyder
Queen Mary University of London and Harvard University

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What Shapes the Quality and Behavior of Government Offcials? Institutional Variation in Selection and Retention Methods

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15675
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Feb 2021
Claire Lim and James M. Snyder
Queen Mary University of London and Harvard University
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