Gary W. Cox

Stanford University

Professor

Stanford, CA 94305

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

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

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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
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authoritarian elections, leadership succession

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

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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 (deceased)
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party government, congress, legislative agenda, congressional history

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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
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Campaigns, Elections, Representation, Ideology, Partisanship

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The Budgetary Origins of Fiscal-Military Prowess

Journal of Politics, Vol. 83, No. 3
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 01 May 2018 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2021
Gary W. Cox and Mark Dincecco
Stanford University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Fiscal-Military States, Credible Budgets, Democratic Victory Thesis

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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 (deceased)
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Senate, Agenda control, congress, cartel agenda model, parties

Measuring the Competitiveness of Elections

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 16 May 2019
Gary W. Cox, Jon H. Fiva and Daniel M. Smith
Stanford University, Norwegian School of Management (BI) - Department of Economics and Columbia University
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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 Columbia University
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competitiveness, measurement, electoral systems, mobilization, turnout

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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 (deceased) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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agenda control, Camara dos Deputados, legislatures, legislative agenda, Brazil

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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 (deceased)
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Japan, House of Representatives, agenda control, legislative agenda, legislatures

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

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

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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 (deceased)
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Italy, Chamber of Deputies, Agenda Control, Roll Rates, Legislatures

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

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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 (deceased)
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Germany, Parliament, Bundestag, agenda control, legislative agenda, legislatures

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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
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Window of Opportunity: War and the Roots of Representative Governance

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 12 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 13 May 2022
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Stanford University and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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State-Making, Political Development, War, Parliaments, Communes

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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
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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 (deceased) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
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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
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Coalition Formation, Parliamentary Cabinets, Bargaining, Semi-presidentialism

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Mobilization, Social Networks, and Turnout: Evidence from Japan

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Stanford University, Yale University - Department of Political Science (deceased) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
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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
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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 (deceased) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
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Warfare, Fiscal Gridlock, and State Formation during Europe’s Military Revolution

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 29 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2022
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Stanford University and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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State Capacity; Credible Commitment; War; Taxation; Absolutism; Parliament

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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
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US Congress, parties, campaign contributions

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Moral Hazard in Electoral Teams

CESifo Working Paper No. 8357
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
Stanford University, Norwegian School of Management (BI) - Department of Economics, Columbia University and BI Norwegian Business School
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party lists, cabinet promotion, Gamson's law, proportional representation, voter mobilization

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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

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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)

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