Jens Hainmueller

Stanford University - Department of Political Science

Professor

Stanford, CA 94305

United States

http://www.stanford.edu/~jhain/

Stanford Graduate School of Business

655 Knight Way

Stanford, CA 94305-5015

United States

Stanford Immigration Policy Lab

Co-Director

30 Alta Road

Stanford, CA 94305

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Comparative Politics and the Synthetic Control Method

American Journal of Political Science. 2014, Forthcoming, Formerly MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-25
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2014
Alberto Abadie, Alexis Diamond and Jens Hainmueller
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Stanford University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 1,955 (2,926)
Citation 3

Abstract:

comparative case studies, synthetic control method, difference-in-differences, matching, German reunification

2.
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Public Attitudes toward Immigration

Annual Review of Political Science, 2014, Volume 17, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2013
Jens Hainmueller and Daniel J. Hopkins
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 1,883 (5,630)

Abstract:

immigration attitudes, political economy, political psychology, prejudice, cultural threat, public opinion

Public Attitudes Toward Immigration

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 17, pp. 225-249, 2014
Posted: 21 May 2014
Jens Hainmueller and Daniel J. Hopkins
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and University of Pennsylvania

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3.

Consumer Demand for the Fair Trade Label: Evidence from a Multi-Store Field Experiment

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming, Formerly: MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-9B
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2014
Jens Hainmueller, Michael J. Hiscox and Sandra Sequeira
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Harvard University and London School of Economics
Downloads 1,526 (5,648)
Citation 2

Abstract:

consumer behaviour, field experiments

Does Direct Democracy Hurt Immigrant Minorities? Evidence from Naturalization Decisions in Switzerland

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015
Jens Hainmueller and Dominik Hangartner
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 1,216 (11,748)
Citation 1

Abstract:

direct democracy, representative democracy, minority rights, accountability, citizenship

Does Direct Democracy Hurt Immigrant Minorities? Evidence from Naturalization Decisions in Switzerland

American Journal of Political Science, 2015, Forthcoming, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-38
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
Jens Hainmueller and Dominik Hangartner
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 208 (115,341)
Citation 1

Abstract:

direct democracy, representative democracy, minority rights, accountability, citizenship

The Hidden American Immigration Consensus: A Conjoint Analysis of Attitudes Toward Immigrants

American Journal of Political Science. 59(3): 529-548. 2015
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
Jens Hainmueller and Daniel J. Hopkins
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 1,157 (12,725)
Citation 1

Abstract:

immigration, attitudes, conjoint analysis, public opinion

The Hidden American Immigration Consensus: A Conjoint Analysis of Attitudes Toward Immigrants

American Journal of Political Science. 59(3): 529-548. 2015, APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
Jens Hainmueller and Daniel J. Hopkins
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 100 (213,198)
Citation 1

Abstract:

immigration, attitudes, conjoint analysis, public opinion, survey experiments

6.

The Socially Conscious Consumer? Field Experimental Tests of Consumer Support for Fair Labor Standards

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-15
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 May 2012 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
Jens Hainmueller and Michael J. Hiscox
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Harvard University
Downloads 1,078 (9,822)

Abstract:

labour standarts, consumer behavior, field experiments

7.

Policy Design and Domestic Support for International Bailouts

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
Michael M. Bechtel, Jens Hainmueller and Yotam M. Margalit
Washington University in Saint Louis, Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Columbia University
Downloads 722 (20,766)

Abstract:

bailouts, Eurozone, public opinion, conjoint analysis

8.

Preferences for International Redistribution: The Divide Over the Eurozone Bailouts

American Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming), MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-5
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2013
Michael M. Bechtel, Jens Hainmueller and Yotam M. Margalit
Washington University in Saint Louis, Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Columbia University
Downloads 675 (25,581)

Abstract:

EU, bailouts, public opinion, political behaviour, redistribution

9.

On the Validity of the Regression Discontinuity Design for Estimating Electoral Effects: New Evidence from over 40,000 Close Races

American Journal of Political Science 59(1):259-274, Formerly MIT Political Science Department Working Paper Series No 2013-26
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 May 2013 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2016
University of Oxford, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Stanford University and Harvard University
Downloads 455 (42,027)
Citation 3

Abstract:

regression discontinuity, election, causal inference

10.

Buying Green? Field Experimental Tests of Consumer Support for Environmentalism

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 May 2012 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
Jens Hainmueller and Michael J. Hiscox
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Harvard University
Downloads 449 (35,364)

Abstract:

environmentalism, consumer behaviour, field experiments

11.

Does Lean Improve Labor Standards? Management and Social Performance in the Nike Supply Chain

Management Science, Forthcoming, Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2013-09, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2337601
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2015
Greg Distelhorst, Jens Hainmueller and Richard M. Locke
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Brown University
Downloads 442 (16,688)

Abstract:

corporate social performance, global supply chains, lean manufacturing, human resource management, labor standards

Catalyst or Crown: Does Naturalization Promote the Long-Term Social Integration of Immigrants?

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Sep 2015
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Mannheim - Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences
Downloads 393 (57,252)

Abstract:

Naturalization, Citizenship, Natural Experiment, Immigration, Integration, Regression Discontinuity Design

Catalyst or Crown: Does Naturalization Promote the Long-Term Social Integration of Immigrants?

American Political Science Review, Forthcoming, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-37, Stanford-Zurich Immigration Policy Lab Working Paper No. 16-01
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 25 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2016
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Mannheim - Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences
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13.

Ebalance: A Stata Package for Entropy Balancing

Journal of Statistical Software Vol. 54, Issue 7, September 2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Jens Hainmueller and Yiqing Xu
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and University of California, San Diego
Downloads 437 (27,504)
Citation 1

Abstract:

causal inference, reweighting, matching, Stata

14.

Do Concerns about Labour Market Competition Shape Attitudes Toward Immigration? New Evidence

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-20
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2011
Jens Hainmueller, Michael J. Hiscox and Yotam M. Margalit
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Harvard University and Columbia University
Downloads 418 (41,092)
Citation 1

Abstract:

immigration, political economy, immigration attitudes, survey experiments

15.

Reality Bites: The Limits of Framing Effects for Salient and Contested Policy Issues

Political Science Research and Methods (2014, Forthcoming), Formerly: MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-3
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Washington University in Saint Louis, Stanford University - Department of Political Science, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Bamberg
Downloads 387 (51,087)

Abstract:

democracy, referenda, framing, campains, elections, direct democracy, immigration

16.

Kernel Regularized Least Squares: Reducing Misspecification Bias with a Flexible and Interpretable Machine Learning Approach

Political Analysis (2013 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2013
Jens Hainmueller and Chad Hazlett
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and UCLA
Downloads 371 (56,253)

Abstract:

regression, classification, machine learning, prediction

17.

KRLS: A Stata Package for Kernel-Based Regularized Least Squares

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
Jeremy Ferwerda, Jens Hainmueller and Chad Hazlett
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 337 (35,680)

Abstract:

machine learning, regression, classification, prediction, Stata

18.

Capitol Losses: The Mediocre Performance of Congressional Stock Portfolios, 2004-2008

The Journal of Politics, Vol. 75, No. 2, April 2013, pp. 535-551
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2013
Andrew C. Eggers and Jens Hainmueller
University of Oxford and Stanford University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 249 (88,119)
Citation 2

Abstract:

corruption, Congress, legislators, insider trading, accountability, political agency

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Synth: An R Package for Synthetic Control Methods in Comparative Case Studies

Journal of Statistical Software, Vol. 42, Issue 13, June 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Nov 2011
Alberto Abadie, Alexis Diamond and Jens Hainmueller
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Stanford University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 194 (60,727)
Citation 1

Abstract:

synthetic control methods, differences in differences estimation, program evaluation, comparative case studies, causal inference

20.

Political Capital: Corporate Connections and Stock Investments in the U.S. Congress, 2004-2008

Quarterly Journal of Political Science (2014, Forthcoming) , Formerly: MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-26
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Andrew C. Eggers and Jens Hainmueller
University of Oxford and Stanford University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 193 (99,340)

Abstract:

political exchange, Congress, legislatures, political economy

Synthetic Control Methods for Comparative Case Studies: Estimating the Effect of California's Tobacco Control Program

NBER Working Paper No. t0335
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jan 2007
Alberto Abadie, Alexis Diamond and Jens Hainmueller
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Stanford University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 148 (157,540)
Citation 38

Abstract:

Synthetic Control Methods for Comparative Case Studies: Estimating the Effect of California's Tobacco Control Program

NBER Working Paper No. w12831
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
Alberto Abadie, Alexis Diamond and Jens Hainmueller
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Stanford University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 17 (457,018)
Citation 38

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Assessing the External Validity of Election RD Estimates: An Investigation of the Incumbency Advantage

Journal of Politics. 77(3): 707-720. 2015., Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-02
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
Jens Hainmueller, Andrew B. Hall and James M. Snyder Jr.
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Stanford University and Harvard University
Downloads 150 (124,690)

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Do Lower Caseloads Improve the Performance of Public Employment Services? New Evidence from German Employment Offices

Scandinavian Journal of Economics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Jens Hainmueller, Barbara Hofmann, Gerhard Krug and Katja Wolf
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
Downloads 149 (156,623)

Abstract:

unemployment, job search, active labor market policy

Do Lower Caseloads Improve the Performance of Public Employment Services? New Evidence from German Employment Offices

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 118, Issue 4, pp. 941-974, 2016
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Nov 2016
Jens Hainmueller, Barbara Hofmann, Gerhard Krug and Katja Wolf
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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Abstract:

Caseworker, labor market policy, statistical matching, unemployment

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How Lasting is Voter Gratitude? An Analysis of the Short- and Long-Term Electoral Returns to Beneficial Policy

American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 55, pp. 852–868,
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2011
Michael M. Bechtel and Jens Hainmueller
Washington University in Saint Louis and Stanford University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 126 (171,482)
Citation 4

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Entropy Balancing for Causal Effects: A Multivariate Reweighting Method to Produce Balanced Samples in Observational Studies

Political Analysis (2012) 20: 25-46
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2012
Jens Hainmueller
Stanford University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 69 (137,299)
Citation 5

Abstract:

reweighting, matching, propensity score, causal inference

26.

On The Validity Of The Regression Discontinuity Design For Estimating Electoral Effects: New Evidence From Over 40000 Close Races

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Aug 2013
University of Oxford, Columbia University, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Stanford University and Harvard University
Downloads 40 (323,984)
Citation 3

Abstract:

elections, regression discontinuity, causal inference

27.

Attitudes Toward Highly Skilled and Low-Skilled Immigration: Evidence from a Survey Experiment

American Political Science Review, Vol. 104, No. 1, pp. 1-24, February 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Mar 2011
Jens Hainmueller and Michael J. Hiscox
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Harvard University
Downloads 39 (312,497)
Citation 25

Abstract:

International Migration, Political Economy, Immigration Preferences

28.

The Number of Choice Tasks and Survey Satisficing in Conjoint Experiments

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Feb 2017
Stanford University, Department of Political Science, Students, Stanford University - Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 0 (490,766)

Abstract:

conjoint analysis, survey experiment, survey fatigue, response bias

29.

How Much Should We Trust Estimates from Multiplicative Interaction Models? Simple Tools to Improve Empirical Practice

Number of pages: 146 Posted: 29 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2017
Jens Hainmueller, Jonathan Mummolo and Yiqing Xu
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Stanford University, Department of Political Science, Students and University of California, San Diego
Downloads 0 (10,142)

Abstract:

interaction effects, regression models, conditional hypothesis

30.

The Ideological Basis of the Grexit Debate

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-9
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 16 Jan 2016
Stanford University, Department of Political Science, Students, Washington University in Saint Louis, Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Columbia University
Downloads 0 (65,156)

Abstract:

Grexit, bailouts, financial crisis, European Union, redistribution, public opinion

31.

Causal Inference in Conjoint Analysis: Understanding Multidimensional Choices via Stated Preference Experiments

Political Analysis (Winter 2014) 22 (1): 1-30
Posted: 11 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Jens Hainmueller, Daniel J. Hopkins and Teppei Yamamoto
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

potential outcomes, average marginal component effects, conjoint analysis, survey experiments, public opinion, vote choice, immigration

32.

Who Gets a Swiss Passport? A Natural Experiment in Immigrant Discrimination

American Political Science Review, Volume 107, Issue 01, February 2013, pp 159-187, Formerly: MIT Political Science Department Research Paper
Posted: 30 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Jens Hainmueller and Dominik Hangartner
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

Abstract:

immigration, discrimination, naturalization, natural experiment

33.

Electoral Balancing, Divided Government, and Midterm Loss in German State Elections

Journal of Legislative Studies, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp.127-149, June 2006
Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Holger L. Kern and Jens Hainmueller
Florida State University - Department of Political Science and Stanford University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

midterm loss, electoral balancing

34.

Learning to Love Globalization: Education and Individual Attitudes Toward International Trade

International Organization, Vol. 60, pp. 469-498, Spring 2006
Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Jens Hainmueller
Stanford University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

International Trade, Political Economy, Trade Preferences

35.

Educated Preferences: Explaining Attitudes Toward Immigration in Europe

International Organization, Vol. 61, pp. 399-442, Spring 2007
Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Jens Hainmueller and Michael J. Hiscox
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Harvard University

Abstract:

International Migration, Political Economy, Immigration Preferences

36.

Incumbency as a Source of Spillover Effects in Mixed Electoral Systems: Evidence from a Regression-Discontinuity Design

Electoral Studies, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 213-227, June 2008
Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Jens Hainmueller
Stanford University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Incumbency, Mixed electoral systems, Contamination, Causal inference, Regression-discontinuity design

37.

MPs for Sale? Returns to Office in Postwar British Politics

American Political Science Review, Vol. 103, No. 4, November 2009
Posted: 22 Mar 2011
Andrew C. Eggers and Jens Hainmueller
University of Oxford and Stanford University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

legislatures, political connections, corruption

38.

Opium for the Masses: How Foreign Media Can Stabilize Authoritarian Regimes

Political Analysis, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 377-399, 2009
Posted: 09 Oct 2009
Holger L. Kern and Jens Hainmueller
Florida State University - Department of Political Science and Stanford University - Department of Political Science

Abstract: