James M. Snyder

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics

Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science and Professor of Economics

E53-457

Cambridge, MA 02139

United States

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1.

Is Private Campaign Finance a Good Thing? Estimates of the Potential Informational Benefits

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Andrea Prat, Riccardo Puglisi and James M. Snyder
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, University of Pavia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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campaign finance, political economy

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Media Coverage of Political Scandals

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Apr 2008
Riccardo Puglisi and James M. Snyder
University of Pavia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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political scandals, media bias, United States, newspapers

Media Coverage of Political Scandals

NBER Working Paper No. w14598
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2009
Riccardo Puglisi and James M. Snyder
University of Pavia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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Are Campaign Contributions Investment in the Political Marketplace or Individual Consumption? Or 'Why is There so Little Money in Politics?'

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4272-02
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Dec 2002
Harvard University - Department of Government, Duke University School of Law and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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Campaign Finance, Campaign Contributions, Corporate Political Activity, Political Economy

Party Control of State Government and the Distribution of Public Expenditures

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-28
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Aug 2003
Stephen Ansolabehere and James M. Snyder
Harvard University - Department of Government and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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Political Economy, Rent-seeking, Political Parties, Intergovernmental Transfers, Voting

Party Control of State Government and the Distribution of Public Expenditures

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 108, No. 4, pp. 547-569, December 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Jan 2007
Stephen Ansolabehere and James M. Snyder
Harvard University - Department of Government and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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Did Firms Profit from Soft Money?

MIT Economics Working Paper No. 04-11
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Mar 2004
Stephen Ansolabehere, James M. Snyder and Michiko Ueda
Harvard University - Department of Government, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics and Syracuse University
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campaign finance, interest groups, political economy

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Legislative Effectiveness and Legislative Life

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-28
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Aug 2004
Gerard Padró i Miquel and James M. Snyder
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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voting, legislatures, learning-by-doing

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Statistical Bias in Newspaper Reporting on Campaign Finance

MIT Economics Working Paper No. 03-36
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Nov 2003
Stephen Ansolabehere, Erik C. Snowberg and James M. Snyder
Harvard University - Department of Government, Independent and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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campaign finance, news, media, elections

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Interest Groups and the Electoral Control of Politicians

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-03
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
James M. Snyder and Michael M. Ting
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics and Columbia University - Department of Political Science
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elections, interest groups, voting, rent-seeking

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Why is There so Little Money in Politics?

NBER Working Paper No. w9409
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
Harvard University - Department of Government, Duke University School of Law and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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Voting Weights and Formateur Advantages in the Formation of Coalition Governments

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-24
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Jul 2003
Harvard University - Department of Government, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Columbia University - Department of Political Science
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Voting Weights, Bargaining, Coalitions, Formateur Advantage

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Press Coverage and Political Accountability

NBER Working Paper No. w13878
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2008
James M. Snyder and David Strömberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Partisan Bias in Economic News: Evidence on the Agenda-Setting Behavior of U.S. Newspapers

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. PEPP27
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Valentino Larcinese, Riccardo Puglisi and James M. Snyder
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of Pavia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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Partisan Bias in Economic News: Evidence on the Agenda-Setting Behavior of U.S. Newspapers

NBER Working Paper No. w13378
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2010
Valentino Larcinese, Riccardo Puglisi and James M. Snyder
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of Pavia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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Linear Probability Models of the Demand for Attributes with an Empirical Application to Estimating the Preferences of Legislators

NBER Working Paper No. w5785
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Feb 1997 Last Revised: 09 May 2000
James J. Heckman and James M. Snyder
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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Linear Probability Models of the Demand for Attributes with an Empirical Application to Estimating the Preferences of Legislators

RAND JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, Vol. 27, No. 0, Special Issue
Posted: 25 Feb 1997
James J. Heckman and James M. Snyder
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics

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Testing Models of Distributive Politics Using Exit Polls to Measure Voters' Preferences and Partisanship

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 278
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
Valentino Larcinese, James M. Snyder and Cecilia Testa
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics and University of London, Royal Holloway College - Department of Economics
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ideological attitudes, partisanship, distributive politics, federal budget

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The Centrist U.S. Press

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2010
Riccardo Puglisi and James M. Snyder
University of Pavia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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Testing Models of Distributive Politics Using Exit Polls to Measure Voter Preferences and Partisanship

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. PEPP19
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Valentino Larcinese, James M. Snyder and Cecilia Testa
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics and University of London, Royal Holloway College - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w5002
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
Steven D. Levitt and James M. Snyder
University of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. 105, No. 1, February 1997
Posted: 11 Feb 1997
Steven D. Levitt and James M. Snyder
University of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics

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Commentary

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 5, No. 3, September 1999
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Oct 2007
James M. Snyder
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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income inequality

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The Decline of Third-Party Voting in the United States

Journal of Politics, Vol. 69, Issue 1, pp. 1-16, February 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Shigeo Hirano and James M. Snyder
Columbia University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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Why Roll Calls? A Model of Position-Taking in Legislative Voting and Elections

The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 153-178, 2005
Posted: 29 Dec 2004
James M. Snyder and Michael M. Ting
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics and Columbia University - Department of Political Science

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Majority-Rule Bargaining and the Under Provision of Public Investment Goods

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 75, No. 1, January 2000
Posted: 27 Aug 2001
William Leblanc, James M. Snyder and Micky Tripathi
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics and Boston Consulting Group - Boston

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Positive political economy, Bargaining models, Public investment, Government budgets, Legislatures