Ulrich Matter

University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research

Bodanstrasse 8

St. Gallen, 9000

Switzerland

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

11

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14

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Scholarly Papers (11)

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On the Biomedical Elite: Inequality and Stasis in Scientific Knowledge Production

Berkman Klein Center Research Publication No. 2017-5
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jul 2017
Yarden Katz and Ulrich Matter
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research
Downloads 268 (209,639)
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Who Owns the Online Media?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Nov 2021
Ulrich Matter and Philine Widmer
University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research and University of St.Gallen
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mass media, internet, media ownership, market concentration, news domains

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Revealing the Anatomy of Vote Trading

Saïd Business School WP 2016-26
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Nov 2016
Omar A Guerrero and Ulrich Matter
The Alan Turing Institute and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research
Downloads 123 (417,621)
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Uncovering Vote Trading through Networks and Computation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2018
Omar A Guerrero and Ulrich Matter
The Alan Turing Institute and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research
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vote trading, logrolling, networks, agent-computing, cooperation, computational social science

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Does Public Attention Reduce the Influence of Interest Groups? Policy Positions on SOPA/PIPA before and after the Internet Blackout

Berkman Klein Center Research Publication No. 2016-22
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Dec 2016
Ulrich Matter and Alois Stutzer
University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research and University of Basel
Downloads 167 (325,589)
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Campaign Finance, Secondary Policy Issues, Outside Lobbying, Internet Governance, Mass Media, Policy Positions, Interest Groups

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Special Interest Groups Versus Voters and the Political Economics of Attention

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11945
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Patrick Balles, Ulrich Matter and Alois Stutzer
University of Basel, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research and University of Basel
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attention, campaign finance, interest groups, legislative voting, mass media, media attention, roll call voting, US House of Representatives

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Vote Buying in the US Congress

CESifo Working Paper No. 7841
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Ulrich Matter, Paolo Roberti and Michaela Slotwinski
University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Basel
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legislative voting, campaign finance, special interest groups, lobbying, forensic economics

Vote Buying in the US Congress

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 19-052
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 04 Dec 2019
Ulrich Matter, Paolo Roberti and Michaela Slotwinski
University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano - Faculty of Economics and Management and Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Basel
Downloads 48 (735,364)

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Legislative voting, campaign finance, special interest groups, lobbying, forensic economics

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Uncovering Vote Trading Through Networks and Computation

Saïd Business School WP 2017-16
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Oct 2017
Omar A Guerrero and Ulrich Matter
The Alan Turing Institute and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research
Downloads 121 (421,115)

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Precise Control Over Legislative Vote Outcomes: A Forensic Approach to Political Economics

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6007
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Aug 2016
Ulrich Matter and Michaela Slotwinski
University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research and Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Basel
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forensic economics, campaign finance, special interest groups, lobbying

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The Role of Lawyer-Legislators in Shaping the Law: Evidence from Voting Behavior on Tort Reforms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8879
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Mar 2015
Ulrich Matter and Alois Stutzer
University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research and University of Basel
Downloads 43 (751,713)
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lawyers, legislatures, rent-seeking, tort law, tort reform, voting behavior

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Quantifying Vote Trading Through Network Reciprocity

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jun 2021
Omar A Guerrero and Ulrich Matter
The Alan Turing Institute and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research
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Vote trading, roll-call voting, networks, reciprocity, US Congress

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Television Market Size and Political Accountability in the Us House of Representatives

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15277
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 May 2022
Patrick Balles, Ulrich Matter and Alois Stutzer
University of Basel, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research and University of Basel
Downloads 30 (850,941)
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political accountability, market congruence, media coverage, TV markets, legislative voting, US Congress, voter knowledge, campaign finance