Preprints and Reprints
|“Consumer Demand for the Fair Trade Label: Evidence from a Field Experiment” (with M. Hiscox and S. Sequeira). Review of Economics and Statistics(Forthcoming 2014).
Media Coverage:Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg,Boston Review, Monkey Cage, New Yorker
|“Political Capital: Corporate Connections and Stock Investments in the U.S. Congress, 2004-2008″ (with A. Eggers). Quarterly Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming 2014).|
|“Comparative Politics and the Synthetic Control Method” (with A. Abadie and A. Diamond).American Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming 2014)|
|“Causal Inference in Conjoint Analysis: Understanding Multi-Dimensional Choices via Stated Preference Experiments” (with D. Hopkins and T. Yamamoto).Political Analysis (Forthcoming, 2014).
Link to: Example Scripts to Estimate AMCE from Conjoint Data
|“Kernel Regularized Least Squares: Reducing Misspecification Bias with a Flexible and Interpretable Machine Learning Approach” (with C. Hazlett). Political Analysis (Forthcoming, 2014).|
|“Public Attitudes toward Immigration” (with D. Hopkins). Annual Review of Political Science(volume 17, forthcoming 2014).|
|“Preferences for International Redistribution: The Divide Over the Eurozone Bailouts”(with M. Bechtel and Y. Margalit). American Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming 2014).
Media Coverage: New York Times
|“Capitol Losses: The Mediocre Performance of Congressional Stock Portfolios, 2004-2008”(with A. Eggers). Journal of Politics (2013).
Media Coverage: Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, Barrons, The Atlantic, US Today, Boston Globe, ABC News, Yahoo Finance, The Hill, Washington Post, New York Times
|“Who Gets a Swiss Passport? A Natural Experiment in Immigrant Discrimination” (with D. Hangartner). American Political Science Review (2013).
Link to project website and media coverage:citizenship.ch
|“ebalance: A Stata Package for Entropy Balancing” (with Y. Xu). Journal of Statistical Software(2013).
|“Entropy Balancing: A Multivariate Reweighting Method to Produce Balanced Samples in Observational Studies.” Political Analysis (2012)
|“How Lasting is Voter Gratitude? An Analysis of the Short- and Long-term Electoral Returns to Beneficial Policy” (with M. Bechtel). American Journal of Political Science (2011).
Supporting Information Appendix
Media Coverage: Die Zeit, Neue Zuericher Zeitung
|“Attitudes Towards Highly Skilled and Low Skilled Immigration: Evidence from a Survey Experiment” (with M. Hiscox). American Political Science Review (2010).
Web Appendix: Formal Derivation of Theoretical Predictions.
Media Coverage: New York Times, Der Spiegel
|“Synth: An R Package for Synthetic Control Methods in Comparative Case Studies” (with A. Abadie and A. Diamond). Journal of Statistical Software (2011).|
|“MPs for Sale? Estimating Returns to Office in Post-War British Politics” (with A. Eggers).American Political Science Review (2009).
Media Coverage: Guardian, The Independent
|“Synthetic Control Methods for Comparative Case Studies: Estimating the Effect of California’s Tobacco Control Program” (with A. Abadie and A. Diamond). Journal of the American Statistical Association (2009).
Amstat News Article
|“Opium for the Masses: How Foreign Free Media Can Stabilize Authoritarian Regimes” (with H. Kern). Political Analysis (2009). Web Supplement
Media Coverage: New York Times
|“Incumbency as a Source of Spillover Effects in Mixed Electoral Systems: Evidence from a Regression-Discontinuity Design” (with H. Kern). Electoral Studies (2008).
|“Educated Preferences: Explaining Individual Attitudes Toward Immigration in Europe” (with M. Hiscox). International Organization (2007).
Appendix: PDF (Contains our formal discussion of open-economy models of immigration)
Robustness Supplement I: PDF (Analysis of Immigrant Skill Data)
Robustness Supplement II: PDF (Results of Robustness Checks)
Robustness Supplement III: PDF (Results with Recoded Dependent Variables)
Replication Archive: Zip (Code and Data to replicate tables from paper and supplements (9.2 MB))
|“Learning to Love Globalization: The Effects of Education on Individual Attitudes Toward International Trade” (with M. Hiscox). International Organization (2006)
Robustness Supplement I: PDF (Results for Robustness Checks and Additional Surveys)
Robustness Supplement II: PDF (Analysis of economic literacy vs. tolerance)
Replication Archive: Zip (Code and Data to replicate tables from paper and supplements (23.8MB))
|“Electoral Balancing, Divided Government, and Midterm Loss in German State Elections” (with H. Kern). Journal of Legislative Studies (2006)
Replication Archive: Zip (217 KB Contains Code and Data to replicate all tables in paper)