Jesse Yoder


Encina Hall West
616 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305

About Me

I am a PhD candidate in Political Science at Stanford University. I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2016 with a B.A. in Political Science and Economics. My research focuses on the political economy of elections and voting behavior in the United States.


Voting But for the Law: Evidence from Virginia on Photo Identification Requirements (with Dan Hopkins, Marc Meredith, Michael Morse, and Sarah Smith). 2017. Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 14(1): 79-128. (Replication Files).

Working Papers

How Homeownership Changes Political Behavior: Evidence from Administrative Data (with Andy Hall). Invited to Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Politics.

Economic Distress and Voting: Evidence from the Subprime Mortgage Crisis (with Andy Hall and Nishant Karandikar). Under Review.

How Polling Place Changes Reduce Turnout: Evidence from Administrative Data in North Carolina Under Review.

Does Property Ownership Lead to Participation in Local Politics? Evidence from Property Records and Meeting Minutes Under Review.

The Durable Differential Deterrent Effects of Strict Photo Identification Laws (with Justin Grimmer) Under Review.

Who Becomes a Member of Congress? Evidence from De-Anonymized Census Data (with Dan Thompson, James Feigenbaum, and Andy Hall)


A copy of my CV is available here.