Issue voting

· “The Strength of Issues:  Using Multiple Measures to Gauge Preference Stability, Ideological Constraint, and Issue Voting” (with Stephen Ansolabehere and James Snyder), American Political Science Review 102, 2 (2008): 215-232. 

· “Does Religion Distract the Poor?  Income and Issue Voting Around the World” (with Ana Lorena De La O), Comparative Political Studies 41, 4 (2008):  437-476.

· “Purple America” (with Stephen Ansolabehere and James Snyder), Journal of Economic Perspectives 20, 2 (Spring 2006): 97-118.

                  Distributive politics

· “Representation and Redistribution in Federations,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences May 9, 2011.  

· “The Shifting Political Economy of Distribution in the Indian Federation,” working paper (with Steven Wilkinson).

· “Legislative Bargaining and Distributive Politics in Brazil: An Empirical Approach,” working paper (with Marta Arretche).

· “Política Distributiva na Federação: Estratégias Eleitorais, Barganhas Legislativas e Coalizões de Governo,” Dados 47, 3 (2004), with Marta Arretche).

· “Getting into the Game:  Legislative Bargaining, Distributive Politics, and EU Enlargement,”   Public Finance and Management 9,4 (with Deniz Aksoy). 

· “Strength in Numbers: Representation and Redistribution in the European Union,” European Union Politics 3, 2 (2002): 151-175.




                  Federalism and decentralization

· “And the Last Shall be First: Federalism and Soft Budget Constraints in Germany,” working paper.

· “Fiscal Decentralization and the Business cycle: An Empirical Study of Seven Federations,” Economics and Politics 22,1: 37-67 (with Erik Wibbels). 

· “The Nationalization of Elections in Federations,” forthcoming, Party Politics, (with Erik Wibbels). 

· “Globalization and Fiscal Decentralization,” in Gustav Ranis and Annalisa Zinn, eds., Globalization and Self-Determination: Is the Nation-State Under Siege?  Routledge, 2007.

· “The Political Economy of Federalism,” in Barry Weingast and Donald Wittman, eds., Oxford Handbook of Political Economy (Oxford University Press, 2006).

· “Comparative Federalism and Decentralization: On Meaning and Measurement,” Comparative Politics 36,4: 481-500.

· “Reviving Leviathan: Fiscal Federalism and the Growth of Government,” International Organization 57 (Fall): 695-729.

· “Beyond the Fiction of Federalism: Macroeconomic Management in Multi-tiered Systems,” World Politics 54,4 (July): 494-531 (with Erik Wibbels). 

· “The Dilemma of Fiscal Federalism: Grants and Fiscal Performance around the World,” American Journal of Political Science 46, 3 (2002): 670-687.

· “Does Federalism Preserve Markets?  Virginia Law Review 83, 7 (1997), with Susan rose-Ackerman

                  Political and economic geography


· “How Should we Measure District-Level Public Opinion on Individual Issues?” 2012.  Journal of Politics 74, 1: 203-219 (with Christopher Warshaw).


· “Measuring District-Level Economic and Moral Ideology”, unpublished paper (with Christopher Warshaw).


· “Unintentional Gerrymandering:  Political Geography and Electoral Bias in Legislatures.”  Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2013, 8: 239-269 (with Jowei Chen). 


· “The Geographic Distribution of Political Preferences,” Annual Review of Political Science 13: 297-340.


· The Long Shadow of the Industrial Revolution:  Geography and the Representation of the Left.  Book manuscript in progress.


· “Economic Geography and Economic Voting: Evidence from the U.S. States,” British Journal of Political Science 36, 3 (2006): 527-47.



                  Endogenous political institutions


· “Back to the Future: Endogenous Institutions and Comparative Politics,” in Mark Lichbach and Alan Zuckerman, eds., Comparative Politics: Rationality, Culture, and Structure (second edition).  Cambridge University Press, 2008.




                  Political polarization and policy uncertainty

· Why has U.S. Policy Uncertainty Risen Since 1960?  (with Scott Baker, Nicholas Bloom, Brandice Canes-Wrone, and Steven Davis), forthcoming, American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings.

· Geography and Gridlock in the United States.  Paper prepared for Hewlett Foundation Workshop: Solutions to Political Polarization in the United States.  First draft.  October 2013.

· Geography and Polarization (with Nolan McCarty, Boris Shor, Chris Tausanovitch, and Chris Warshaw), paper presented at the annual meeting of the American political science association, Chicago, IL, September 2013.