Publications

Hoping for the Best, Unprepared for the Worst (with Richard Van Weelden), Journal of Public Economics, 130, 59-65, 2015 [Supplemental Appendix]

The Welfare Effects of Minority-Protective Judicial Review (with Matthew Stephenson), Journal of Theoretical Politics, 27, 499-521, 2015 [Supplemental Appendix]
 
The Constraining, Liberating, and Informational Effects of Non-Binding Law (with Matthew Stephenson), Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 31, 320-346, 2015  [Supplemental Appendix]
 

Narrow versus Broad Judicial Decisions (with Georg Vanberg), Journal of Theoretical Politics, 26, 355-383, 2014

Costly Transparency (with Richard Van Weelden), Journal of Public Economics, 96, 142-150, 2012

Influence without Bribes:  A Non-Contracting Model of Campaign Giving and Policymaking (with Lawrence Rothenberg), Political Analysis, 19, 325-341, 2011 [Supplemental Appendix]

Delegation and Accountability (with Stuart Jordan), Journal of Politics, 73, 831-844, 2011 [Supplemental Appendix]

Judicial Review as a Response to Political Posturing (with Matthew Stephenson), American Political Science Review, 105, 397-414, 2011  [Supplemental Appendix]

Partisanship and the Effectiveness of Oversight (with Richard Van Weelden), Journal of Public Economics, 94, 674-687, 2010 [Supplemental Appendix]

Delegates or Trustees?  A Theory of Political Accountability (with Kenneth Shotts), Journal of Politics, 71, 1225-1237, 2009  [Supplemental Appendix]

Government Transparency and Policymaking, Public Choice, 131, 23-44, 2007  [Supplemental Appendix]

Legislative Cooperation among Impatient Legislators, Journal of Theoretical Politics, 18, 68-97, 2006