Gary W. Cox

Stanford University

Professor

Stanford, CA 94305

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

DOWNLOADS
Rank 6,915

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 6,915

in Total Papers Downloads

6,238

CITATIONS
Rank 5,405

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 5,405

in Total Papers Citations

95

Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Political Structure and Economic Policy: The Institutional Determinants of Policy Outcomes

PRESIDENTS, PARLIAMENTS, AND POLICY, Cambridge University Press, 2000
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 28 Aug 2007
Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins
Stanford University and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
Downloads 1,479 (11,463)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Loading...

Economic Policy, institutions, policy outcomes, incentives, capabilities, veto players, public goods

2.

Authoritarian Elections and Leadership Succession, 1975-2004

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2009
Gary W. Cox
Stanford University
Downloads 992 (21,224)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Loading...

authoritarian elections, leadership succession

3.

The Violence Trap: A Political-Economic Approach to the Problems of Development

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2015
Stanford University, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 889 (24,929)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

violence, violence trap, poverty trap, economic and political development, economic growth, performance of government, property rights, institutions

4.

Agenda Power in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1877 to 1986

PARTIES, PROCEDURE AND POLICY: ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF CONGRESS, David W. Brady, Mathew D. McCubbins, eds., Stanford University Press, 2002
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 27 Jul 2007
Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins
Stanford University and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
Downloads 462 (59,416)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Loading...

party government, congress, legislative agenda, congressional history

5.

Agenda Power in the U.S. Senate, 1877 to 1986

PARTIES, PROCEDURE AND POLICY: ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF CONGRESS, David W. Brady & Mathew D. McCubbins, eds., Stanford University Press, 2002
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Aug 2007
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Stanford University and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
Downloads 230 (129,283)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Loading...

Senate, Agenda control, congress, cartel agenda model, parties

6.

The Budgetary Origins of Fiscal-Military Prowess

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 May 2018 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2019
Gary W. Cox and Mark Dincecco
Stanford University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Downloads 229 (129,835)

Abstract:

Loading...

fiscal-military states, credible budgets, democratic victory thesis

7.

Agenda Power in Brazil's Camara Dos Deputados, 1989-98

World Politics, Vol. 55, pp. 550-78, July 2003
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Jul 2007
Stanford University, Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 183 (160,243)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Loading...

agenda control, Camara dos Deputados, legislatures, legislative agenda, Brazil

8.

Ideological Extremists in the U.S. Congress: Out of Step but Still in Office

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 May 2017
Adam Bonica and Gary W. Cox
Stanford University and Stanford University
Downloads 181 (161,813)

Abstract:

Loading...

Campaigns, Elections, Representation, Ideology, Partisanship

9.

Agenda Power in the Japanese House of Representatives

Japanese Journal of Political Science, Vol. 1, pp. 1-21, 2000
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Jul 2007
Stanford University, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
Downloads 162 (178,335)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Loading...

Japan, House of Representatives, agenda control, legislative agenda, legislatures

10.

Executive Constraint, Political Stability and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jun 2015
Gary W. Cox and Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 149 (191,359)

Abstract:

Loading...

Democracy, elections, executive constraints, political stability, economic growth

11.

Agenda Power in the Italian Chamber of Deputies, 1988-2000

Legislative Studies Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Oct 2007
Stanford University, State University of New York (SUNY) - Department of Political Science and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
Downloads 143 (197,883)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Italy, Chamber of Deputies, Agenda Control, Roll Rates, Legislatures

12.

The Motion to Recommit in the U.S. House of Representatives

PARTY, PROCESS, AND POLITICAL CHANGE IN CONGRESS: FURTHER NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE HISTORY OF CONGRESS, Chapter 19, Stanford University Press, 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Jul 2007
Stanford University, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
Downloads 137 (204,767)

Abstract:

Loading...

motion to recommit, House of Representatives, Congress, Rules, majority party, minority party

13.

Bonding, Structure and the Stability of Political Parties: Party Government in the House

Legislative Studies Quarterly, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 215-231, May 1994
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Jul 2007
Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins
Stanford University and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
Downloads 133 (209,696)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Loading...

Political Parties, stability, instability, party government, House of Representatives, Congress, party caucus

14.

Agenda Control in the Bundestag, 1980-2002

German Politics, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jul 2007
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science, Stanford University and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
Downloads 123 (222,727)

Abstract:

Loading...

Germany, Parliament, Bundestag, agenda control, legislative agenda, legislatures

15.

On Measuring Partisanship in Roll Call Voting: The U.S. House of Representatives, 1877-1999

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Jul 2008
Gary W. Cox and Keith T. Poole
Stanford University and University of Georgia - School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 112 (238,620)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Loading...

16.

How Much Does Money Matter? 'Buying' Votes in Japan, 1967-1990

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jul 2008
Gary W. Cox and Michael F. Thies
Stanford University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 105 (249,805)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

17.

Electoral Reform and the Fate of Factions: The Case of Japan's LDP

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Stanford University, Yale University - Department of Political Science and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 91 (274,527)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Loading...

18.

Electoral Rules, Career Ambitions and Party Structure: Comparing Factions in Japan's Upper and Lower Houses

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Stanford University, Yale University - Department of Political Science and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 82 (292,774)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

Measuring the Competitiveness of Elections

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2019
Gary W. Cox, Jon H. Fiva and Daniel M. Smith
Stanford University, Norwegian School of Management (BI) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Government
Downloads 67 (332,278)

Abstract:

Loading...

competitiveness, measurement, electoral systems, mobilization, turnout

Measuring the Competitiveness of Elections

CESifo Working Paper No. 7418
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Gary W. Cox, Jon H. Fiva and Daniel M. Smith
Stanford University, Norwegian School of Management (BI) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Government
Downloads 12 (575,647)

Abstract:

Loading...

competitiveness, measurement, electoral systems, mobilization, turnout

20.

Presidents and Their Formateurs

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Aug 2011
Royce Carroll and Gary W. Cox
University of Essex - Department of Government and Stanford University
Downloads 79 (299,308)

Abstract:

Loading...

Coalition Formation, Parliamentary Cabinets, Bargaining, Semi-presidentialism

21.

Mobilization, Social Networks, and Turnout: Evidence from Japan

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Stanford University, Yale University - Department of Political Science and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 79 (299,308)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

22.

The Costs of Intraparty Competition: SNTV and Money Politics in Japan

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Gary W. Cox and Michael F. Thies
Stanford University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 70 (320,666)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

23.

The Value of Majority Status in the U.S. House

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 May 2009
Gary W. Cox and Eric Magar
Stanford University and Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) - Political Science Department
Downloads 49 (381,264)

Abstract:

Loading...

US Congress, parties, campaign contributions

24.

Electoral Rules, Mobilization, and Turnout

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 18, pp. 49-68, 2015
Posted: 12 May 2015
Gary W. Cox
Stanford University

Abstract:

Loading...

25.

Strategic Voting Under Proportional Representation

JOURNAL OF LAW, ECONOMICS & ORGANIZATION, Vol. 12, No. 2, Fall 1996
Posted: 21 Jan 1997
Gary W. Cox and Matthew Soberg Shugart
Stanford University and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)

Abstract:

Loading...