"To Revoke or Not Revoke?: The Political Determinants of Executive Order Longevity." Forthcoming. The American Journal of Political Science. [Download paper]. [Online Appendix].

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

"The President, the Court, and Policy Implementation." Forthcoming. Presidential Studies Quarterly. [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

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

"The Constraining Power of the Purse: Executive Discretion and Legislative Appropriations" (with Alexander Bolton). Under Review. [Download Paper]

"Legislative Institution, Ideological Polarization, and the Exercise of Executive Power"(with Michael Barber and Alexander Bolton). Under Review. [Download Paper]

"Inter-branch Conflict and Policy Implementation: Instructing Agencies with Presidential Signing Statements." [Download Paper]


Research in Progress

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

"Ideology, Issue Agreement, and Campaign Donations to Presidential Candidates" (with Michael Barber and Brandice Canes-Wrone).

"Delegation, Ideology, and Politicization" (with Alexander Bolton).

"Executive Discretion in Times of Crisis" (with Alexander Bolton).