Working Papers

Handbook of Comparative Political Institutions

Chaudoin, Stephen. “What Makes Commitments Credible? Information, Audiences, and International Cooperation.”

Chaudoin, Stephen, Helen Milner, and Xun Pang. “International Systems and Domestic Politics: Linking Complex Theories with Empirical Models in International Relations”

Chaudoin, Stephen, Christopher Stanton, and Zachary Peskowitz. “Beyond Zeroes and Ones: The Effect of Income on the Severity and Evolution of Civil Conflict” 

Paler, Laura. 2012. "Keeping the Public Purse: An Experiment in Windfalls, Taxes, and the Incentives to Restrain Government"

Paler, Laura. 2012. "Keeping the Public Purse: An Experiment in Windfalls, Taxes, and the Incentives to Restrain Government"

Paler, Laura. 2012. "Keeping the Public Purse: An Experiment in Windfalls, Taxes, and the Incentives to Restrain Government"

Peter L. Lorentzen, Pierre F. Landry, and John K. Yasuda. 2010. "Transparent Authoritarianism? An Analysis of Political and Economic Barriers to Greater Government Transparency in China" [LINK]

Landry, Pierre F. and Daniela Stockmann. 2009. "Crisis  Management in an Authoritarian Regime: Media Effects During the Sichuan Earthquake." [LINK]

Hansen, Susan B. 2011. "The Political Mobilization of Seculars, 1980-2008." Working Paper: University of Pittsburgh. [PDF]

Woon, Jonathan. 2016. "Primary Elections, Strategic Voting, and Candidate Polarization"

Woon, Jonathan. 2016. "Political Lie Detection"

Chaudoin, Stephen and Jonathan Woon. 2015. "How Hard to Fight? Strategic Sophistication in an Asymmetric Contest Experiment"

,” in Sharon Wolchik and Jane Curry, Eds., Central and East European Politics: From Communism in Democracy, 3rd Ed. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014. [LINK]

 

Savun, Burcu and Scott Cook. “Exogenous Shocks, Bargaining Problems, and the Onset of Civil War.” Working Paper: University of Pittsburgh.

Savun, Burcu and Jude Hays. “Foreign Aid, Corrupt Governments, NGOs and the Delegated Fight Against Terrorism.” Working Paper: University of Pittsburgh.

Savun, Burcu, José Antonio Cheibub, and Jude Hays. “Elections and Civil War.” Working Paper: University of Pittsburgh.

Krause, George A. and James W. Douglas. “Organizational Structure and the Optimal Design of Policymaking Panels: Evidence from Consensus Group Commissions’ Revenue Forecasts in the American States.” Working Paper: University of Pittsburgh.

Krause, George A. and Ian Palmer Cook. “Who Controls the Purse Strings? Reconsidering Presidential Influence in U.S. Federal Budgetary Politics.” Working Paper: University of Pittsburgh.

Krause, George A. and with Daniel P. Carpenter. “Bureaucratic Reputation and Administrative Governance in the United States: An Audience-Based Framework.” Working Paper: Harvard University.

Savun, Burcu and Scott Cook. "Defective Democratization: Prior Regimes and Civil Conflict". Working Paper: University of Pittsburgh

Savun, Burcu and Scott Cook. "Defective Democratization: Prior Regimes and Civil Conflict". Working Paper: University of Pittsburgh 

Chaudoin, Stephen.  "Two Sides to Every Story: A Theory of Political Contestation and International Institutions."

 

Chaudoin, Stephen and Jude Hays and Raymond Hicks. "Do We Really Know the WTO Cures Cancer?"

 

Chaudoin, Stephen and Jeffrey Kucik and Krzysztof Pelc. "Do WTO Disputes Actually Increase Trade."

 

“Authoritarian Institutions and Women’s Rights.” with Anne Kreft.                   

“David and Goliath? How Small Developing Economies Respond to Large Emerging Markets,” with Nita Rudra.

 

“Heretics and Infidels: International Legal Commitments and the Enforcement of Human Rights,” with Nikolay Marinov. 

 

Krause, George A., and Anne Joseph O'Connell. "Experiential Learning and Presidential Management of the U.S. Fedearl Bureaucracy: Logic and Evidence from Agency Leadership Appointments." Working Paper: University of Pittsburgh.

Berkowitz, Daniel M., and George A. Krause. "Can Partisan Governments Influence the Distribution of Income for Affluent Citizens? Theory and Evidence from the American States." Working Paper: University of Pittsburgh.

Krause, George A., and Anne Joseph O'Connell. "Measuring Bureaucratic Leadership in the Administrative Presidency: Loyalty and Competence in U.S. Federal Government Agencies from Carter to G.W. Bush." Working Paper: University of Pittsburgh.

Krause, George A., and Matthew Zarit. "Why Regional Convergence? Unbundling the Causal Dynamics of Partisan Competition and Economic Development in the American States, 1940-2010." Working Paper: University of Pittsburgh.

Camerlo, Marcelo, and Aníbal Pérez-Liñán. "Minister Turnover, Critical Events, and the Electoral Calendar in Presidential Democracies." Journal of Politics, forthcoming.

MacKenzie, M. K. (Forthcoming). ‘Institutional Design and Sources of Short-Termism.’ In A. Gosseries & I.

González-Ricoy (Eds.), Political Institutions for Future Generations. Oxford: Oxford University Pres

MacKenzie, M. K. (2015) Future Publics: Long-Term Thinking and Farsighted Action in Democratic Systems (Book Manuscript)

MacKenzie, M. K. & Caluwaerts, D. (2015) ‘Deliberation and Long-Term Thinking on Climate Change Policy.’ Paper presented at the Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference. University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

MacKenzie, M. K. (2013). ‘House of Competence: John Stuart Mill and Canada's Senate.’ Paper presented at the Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference. University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada

MacKenzie, M. K., & Loewen, P. J. (2011). ‘Talking Guns: A Field Experiment in Communicative Accountability and the Long-Gun Registry.’ Paper presented at the CPSA Annual Conference. Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada

 Pennsylvania State University Press. [LINK]

 

Woon, Jonathan and Kristin Kanthak. 2016. "Elections, Ability, and Candidate Honesty"

Minozzi, William and Jonathan Woon. 2016. "Competition and Strategic Communication: An Experimental Study"

“Transparency and Partisan Strategic Interaction in Redistricting: The Case of Mexico. Working paper. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh (coauthored with Micah Altman, Michael McDonald and Eric Magar). 

 

De jure and de facto autonomy of Electoral Management Bodies in Latin America and Africa.” University of Pittsburgh. Working paper. 

 

“Electoral Geography in the Caribbean: The Effect of Boundary Delimitation on Electoral Competitiveness.” University of Pittsburgh. Book Project.