Research

Publications

Olson, Michael P. 2018. "The Print Media and the American Party System: Evidence from the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election." Quarterly Journal of Political Science 13(4): 405-426. [ungated version] [publisher site] [supplementary materials] [replication files]

Olson, Michael P. and Jon C. Rogowski. Forthcoming. "Legislative Term Limits and Polarization." Journal of Politics. [ungated version] [supplementary materials] [replication files]

The Direct Primary and the Incumbency Advantage in the U.S. House of Representatives [supplementary materials]

Conditionally Accepted, Quarterly Journal of Political Science

Dyadic Representation in the American North and South: The Case of Prohibition (with James Snyder)

Conditionally Accepted, Journal of Politics


Working Papers

Franchise Expansion and Antebellum Representation (with Stephen Ansolabehere and Jaclyn Kaslovsky)

The Incumbency Advantage in Judicial Elections (with Andrew Stone)

Party System Competitiveness and Roll Call Voting: Evidence from State Legislatures in the U.S. South, 1880-1920

Primary Elections and Candidate-Centered Campaigns (with Shigeo Hirano, Jaclyn Kaslovsky, and Jim Snyder)

Winner, Pi Sigma Alpha Award for Best Paper, 2018 Southern Political Science Association Meeting

Reducing Model Misspecification and Bias in the Estimation of Interactions (with Matthew Blackwell)

Under Review

"Restoration" and Representation: Legislative Consequences of Black Disfranchisement in the American South, 1879-1916


Works in Progress

Divided, but by What? Divided Government, Institutions, and Policy Stasis (with Jesse Crosson)

The Institutionalization of American Parties Through Regulation and Reform

Pork Barrel Politics? Rivers and Harbors Legislation in the United States (with Stephen Ansolabehere and Jaclyn Kaslovsky)