James M. Snyder Jr.

Harvard University
1737 Cambridge Street, CGIS
Knafel Building Room 413
Cambridge, MA 02138
Tel: 617/496-1089

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NBER Program Affiliations: POL
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Harvard University

NBER Working Papers and Publications

December 2017The Arsenal of Democracy: Production and Politics During WWII
with Paul W. Rhode, Koleman Strumpf: w24158

Published: Paul W. Rhode & James M. Snyder, Jr. & Koleman Strumpf, 2018. "The arsenal of democracy: Production and politics during WWII," Journal of Public Economics, vol 166, pages 145-161. citation courtesy of

December 2016Leveling the Playing Field: How Campaign Advertising Can Help Non-Dominant Parties
with Horacio A. Larreguy, John Marshall: w22949

Published: Horacio A Larreguy & John Marshall & James M Snyder, 2018. "Leveling the playing field: How campaign advertising can help non-dominant parties," Journal of the European Economic Association, vol 16(6), pages 1812-1849.

November 2014Revealing Malfeasance: How Local Media Facilitates Electoral Sanctioning of Mayors in Mexico
with Horacio A. Larreguy, John Marshall: w20697
September 2012Elections and the Quality of Public Officials: Evidence from U.S. State Courts
with Claire S.H. Lim: w18355

Published: Hirano S, Snyder JM. Primary Elections and the Quality of Elected Officials. Quarterly Journal of Political Science . 2014;9(4):473-500.

December 2011The Control of Politicians in Normal Times and Times of Crisis: Wealth Accumulation by U.S. Congressmen, 1850-1880
with Pablo Querubin: w17634

Published: Snyder JM, Querubin P. The Control of Politicians in Normal Times and Times of Crisis: Wealth Accumulation by U.S. Congressmen, 1850-1880 . :40Quarterly Journal of Political Science. 2013;8(4)9-450. citation courtesy of

July 2011The Balanced U.S. Press
with Riccardo Puglisi: w17263

Published: Riccardo Puglisi & James M. Snyder Jr., 2015. "The Balanced Us Press," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 13(2), pages 240-264, 04. citation courtesy of

December 2008Media Coverage of Political Scandals
with Riccardo Puglisi: w14598

Published: Puglisi R, Snyder JM. Newspaper Coverage of Political Scandals. Journal of Politics. 2011;73(3):931-950.

March 2008Press Coverage and Political Accountability
with David Strömberg: w13878

Published: James M. Snyder & David Strömberg, 2010. "Press Coverage and Political Accountability," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 118(2), pages 355-408, 04. citation courtesy of

September 2007Partisan Bias in Economic News: Evidence on the Agenda-Setting Behavior of U.S. Newspapers
with Valentino Larcinese, Riccardo Puglisi: w13378


January 2003Why Is There So Little Money in Politics?
with Stephen Ansolabehere, John M. de Figueiredo: w9409

Published: Ansolabehere, Stephen, John de Figueiredo, and James M. Snyder. "Why Is There So Little Money in U.S. Politics?" Journal of Economic Perspectives 17, 1 (Winter 2003): 105-130.

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