Neil Malhotra

Professor of Political Economy

Graduate School of Business
Stanford University
655 Knight Way
Stanford, CA 94305-7298
(408) 772-7969
neilm (at)
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Please find links to miscellaneous publications below:

Malhotra, Neil, and Christian Gonzales Rojas. In press. "Transaction Costs and Congressional Careers: The Effect of Flight Availability on Retirement Decisions." Legislative Studies Quarterly. 47(3): 727-740.

Sparkman, Gregg, Elizabeth Weitz, Thomas N. Robinson, Neil Malhotra, and Gregory M. Walton. 2020. "Developing a Scalable Dynamic Norm Menu-Based Intervention to Reduce Meat Consumption." Sustainability. 12: 2453.

Fong, Christian, Neil Malhotra, and Yotam Margalit. 2019. "Political Legacies: Understanding their Significance to Contemporary Political Debates." PS: Political Science and Politics. 52(3): 451-456. 

Krosnick, Jon A., Neil Malhotra, Cecilia Hyunjung Mo, Eduardo F. Bruera, LinChiat Chang, Josh Pasek, and Randall K. Thomas. 2017. “Perceptions of Health Risks of Cigarette Smoking: A New Measure Reveals Widespread Misunderstanding.” PLOS ONE. 12(8): e0182063.

Malhotra, Neil. 2015. "An Empirical Analysis of `Tort Tales`: How Cultural Memes Influence Attitudes on Tort Reform." Journal of Law and Courts. 3(1): 149-166.

Malhotra, Neil, and Edmund Helmer. 2012. “Inflation in Weekend Box Office Estimates." Applied Economics Letters. 19(14): 1411-1415.

Malhotra, Neil, and Matthew E. Carnes. 2008. “Political Stability under Uncertainty: Applying Bounded Rationality to the Study of Governance and Civil Conflict." British Journal of Political Science. 38(1): 45-64.