Carlo Prato - Publications

my Google Scholar page

my SSRN page


Party Nomination Strategies in List Proportional Representation Systems with Peter Buisseret, Olle Folke, and Johanna Rickne

Forthcoming, American Journal of Political Science - An earlier version won the “CQ Press Award” for best paper on legislative studies at APSA 2018


Reference Points and Democratic Backsliding with Edoardo Grillo

Forthcoming, American Journal of Political Science


Competing Principals? Legislative Representation in List PR Systems with Peter Buisseret

American Journal of Political Science


After Citizens United: How Outside Spending Shapes American Democracy with Nour Abdul-Razzak and Stephane Wolton

Electoral Studies, 2020, 67: 102-190 - Monkey cage post


Voting Behavior under Proportional Representation with Peter Buisseret

Journal of Theoretical Politics, 2020, 32(1): 96-111


Self-Enforcing Partisan Procedures with Daniel Diermeier and Razvan Vlaicu

Journal of Politics, 2020, 82(3): 937-954


Campaign Cost and Electoral Accountability with Stephane Wolton

Political Science Research and Methods, 2019, 7(1): 1-21 - Appendix - Blog post - Replication: Do, Dta (Stata 13) Data construction: Do (Publicly available data sets: 1, 2, 3)


Rational Ignorance, Populism, and Reform with Stephane Wolton

European Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 55: 119-135 - Supplemental Appendix - Blog post


Electoral Imbalances and their Consequences with Stephane Wolton

Journal of Politics, 2018, 80(4): 1168-1182 - Supplemental Appendix


Electoral Competition and Policy Feedback Effects

Journal of Politics, 2018, 80(1): 195-210


Citizens United: A Theoretical Evaluation with Stephane Wolton

Political Science Research and Methods, 2017, 5(3): 567-574


The Hidden Cost of Direct Democracy: How Ballot Initiatives Affect Politicians' Selection and Incentives with Bruno Strulovici

Journal of Theoretical Politics, 2017, 29(3): 440-466


A Bargaining Model of Endogenous Procedures with Daniel Diermeier and Razvan Vlaicu

Social Choice and Welfare, 2016, 47(4): 985–1012


The Voters' Curses: Why we Need Goldilocks Voters with Stephane Wolton

American Journal of Political Science, 2016, 60(3): 726-737 - Supplemental Appendix - Additional Proofs - Extensions


Electoral Control and the Human Capital of Politicians with Peter Buisseret

Games and Economic Behavior, 2016 98: 34-55 - Blog post


Procedural Choice in Majoritarian Organizations with Daniel Diermeier and Razvan Vlaicu

American Journal of Political Science, 2015, 54(4): 866-879 - Supplemental Appendix