Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

“Dead Man Walking: The affective roots of issue proximity between voters and parties” with Elias Dinas and Joost van Spanje. Political Behavior. 2016.

[pdf] Do voters like the party they already agree with or do they agree with the party they already like? Previous studies have suggested a link from preferences to perceptions. However, such a causal link has not been convincingly demonstrated. Most issue voting studies have adopted the basic premise of spatial models of voting—that voters … Continue reading “Dead Man Walking: The affective roots of issue proximity between voters and parties” with Elias Dinas and Joost van Spanje. Political Behavior. 2016.

“From SATE to PATT: Combining Experimental with Observational Studies to Estimate Population Treatment Effects” with Richard Grieve, Roland Ramashai, and Jasjeet Sekhon. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A. 2015.

[pdf] Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) can provide unbiased estimates of sample average treatment effects. However, a common concern is that RCTs may fail to provide unbiased estimates of population average treatment effects. We derive the assumptions required to identify population average treatment effects from RCTs. We provide placebo tests, which formally follow from the identifying … Continue reading “From SATE to PATT: Combining Experimental with Observational Studies to Estimate Population Treatment Effects” with Richard Grieve, Roland Ramashai, and Jasjeet Sekhon. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A. 2015.

Other Publications

“Machines Versus Humans: The Counting and Recounting of Paper Ballots in LA County” with R. Michael Alvarez, Jonathan Katz and Sarah Hill (2012)

Published in: “Machines Versus Humans: The Counting and Recounting of Paper Ballots in LA County” with R. Michael Alvarez, Jonathan Katz and Sarah Hill. Confirming Elections: Creating Confidence and Integrity through Election Auditing (Elections, Voting, Technology) Alvarez, R. Michael, Atkeson, Lonna Rae and Hall, Thad E. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2012. 73-88.

“ANOVA” with Adrienne Hosek

[pdf] Published in: “Anova” with Adrienne Hosek. International Encyclopedia of Political Science.