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Publications

"Legislative Constraints on Executive Unilateralism in Separation of Powers Systems"(with Michael Barber and Alexander Bolton). Forthcoming. Legislative Studies Quarterly. [Download Paper].

"The Constraining Power of the Purse: Executive Discretion and Legislative Appropriations" (with Alexander Bolton). Forthcoming. Journal of Politics. [Download paper]. [Online Appendix].

"Policy Disruption through Regulatory Review in the Trump Administration." 2018. Presidential Studies Quarterly 45(3): 517 - 536. [Download Paper]

"To Revoke or Not Revoke?: The Political Determinants of Executive Order Longevity." 2017. The American Journal of Political Science 61(3): 642 - 656. [Download paper]. [Online Appendix].

"Ideological Sophisticated Donors: Which Candidates Do Individual Contributors Finance?" (with Michael Barber and Brandice Canes-Wrone). 2017. The American Journal of Political Science 61(2): 271 - 288. [Download paper]. [Online Appendix].

"The President, the Court, and Policy Implementation." 2017. Presidential Studies Quarterly 41(1): 122 - 145. [Download paper]. [Online Appendix].

"Organization Capacity, Regulatory Review, and the Limits of Political Control." (with Alexander Bolton and Rachel Augustine Potter). 2016. The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 32(2): 242 - 271. [Download paper]. [Online Appendix]. 

"Legislative Capacity and Executive Unilateralism." (with Alexander Bolton). 2016. The American Journal of Political Science 60(3): 649-663. [Download paper]. [Online Appendix].  [LSE USAPP Blog]. [AJPS Blog].

 

Working Papers

"Campaign Contributions and Donors’ Policy Agreement with Presidential Candidates" (with Michael Barber and Brandice Canes-Wrone). Revise and resubmit. [Download Paper]. 

"Presidential Action and the Supreme Court: The Case of Signing Statements." Revise and resubmit. [Download Paper].

“Continuity Trumps Change: The First Year of Trump’s Administrative Presidency” (with Rachel Potter, Andrew Rudalevige, and Adam Warber). Revise and resubmit.

Research in Progress

Legislative Capacity, Executive Power, and the Dynamics of Separation of Powers Politics (Book project with Alexander Bolton). [Download Abstract]

"Presidential Influence on Judicial Review" (with Paul Gardner)