Stephane Wolton

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government

Associate Professor

Houghton Street

London, WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

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1.

Lobbying, Inside and Out: How Special Interest Groups Influence Policy Choices

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2019
Stephane Wolton
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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special interest group, inside lobbying, outside lobbying, power, threat, promise

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Are Biased Media Bad for Democracy?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Stephane Wolton
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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omission bias, presentation bias, accountability, counterfactual

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After Citizens United: How Outside Spending Shapes American Democracy

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 17 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2019
Nour Abdul-Razzak, Carlo Prato and Stephane Wolton
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, Columbia University - Department of Political Science and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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Outside Spending, Salience, Interest Groups, Polarization

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Mass Purges: Top-Down Accountability in Autocracy

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2019
Pablo Montagnes and Stephane Wolton
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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Accountability, Effort, Selection, Violence

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Hierarchies and Promotions in Political Institutions: Accountability and Selection

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Apr 2017
Pablo Montagnes, Junyan Jiang and Stephane Wolton
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Government & Public Administration and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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Tournaments, Optimal Hierarchies, Promotion, Selection, Effort

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Wisdom of the Crowd? Information Aggregation in Representative Democracy

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2018
Carlo Prato and Stephane Wolton
Columbia University - Department of Political Science and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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political failure, representation, information aggregation, intermediation

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Rational Ignorance, Populism, and Reform

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2017
Carlo Prato and Stephane Wolton
Columbia University - Department of Political Science and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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Crises, Populism, Rational Inattention

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Electoral Imbalances and Their Consequences

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2017
Carlo Prato and Stephane Wolton
Columbia University - Department of Political Science and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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Elections, Attention, Imbalance, Reputation, Incumbency Advantage, Partisanship

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Rule Versus Discretion: Regulatory Uncertainty, Firm Investment, and Bureaucratic Organization

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2016
Pablo Montagnes and Stephane Wolton
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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Bureaucracy, Bureaucratic Organization, Regulatory Uncertainty, Rule, Discretion

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The Voters' Curses: Why We Need Goldilocks Voters

American Journal of Political Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2018
Carlo Prato and Stephane Wolton
Columbia University - Department of Political Science and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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Engagement, Attention, Interest, Accountability, Democratic Responsiveness

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The Politician's Province

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2017
William G. Howell and Stephane Wolton
University of Chicago - Department of Political Science and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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Authority, Executive, Policy-making, Tie Hands

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Campaign Cost and Electoral Accountability.

The Journal of the European Political Science Association (Political Science Research & Methods), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2018
Carlo Prato and Stephane Wolton
Columbia University - Department of Political Science and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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Campaign cost, electoral competition, campaign finance

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Citizens United: A Theoretical Evaluation

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Jun 2016
Carlo Prato and Stephane Wolton
Columbia University - Department of Political Science and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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Citizens United, Outside Spending, Supreme Court

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Electoral Ambiguity and Political Representation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Oct 2015
Navin Kartik, Richard Van Weelden and Stephane Wolton
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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Electoral ambiguity, Political Representation, Divergence, Close Elections

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Signaling in the Shadow of Conflict

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2019
Stephane Wolton
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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war, plea bargain, lobbying, international relations

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A Political Economy of Social Discrimination

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Jun 2019
Torun Dewan and Stephane Wolton
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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burqa, minority, redistribution, identity politics

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Political Conflicts, the Role of Opposition Parties, and the Limits on Taxation

Journal of Theoretical Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2018
Stephane Wolton
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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taxation, opposition, coalition, inequality

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Cumulative Knowledge in the Social Sciences: The Case of Improving Voters’ Information

Posted: 05 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2019
Federica Izzo, Torun Dewan and Stephane Wolton
London School of Economics, Department of Government, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government

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Electoral Accountability, Reproduction, Accumulation of Knowledge, Comparability