My article with Philip Leifeld, “Contributions by Interest Groups to Lobbying Coalitions”, has been published online in the Journal of Politics. Read it here:
Jesse Crosson and I have won the Best Paper Award from the organized section on Political Organizations and Parties of the American Political Science Association. It is for our paper 2016 APSA paper entitled “Constructing Interest Group Coalitions.”
Have you ever wondered about the “The Partisan Ties of Lobbying Firms”? If so, please check out my paper by that title, which is co-authored with Zander Furnas and Tim LaPira, and is available here:
It will be presented on September 1 at the APSA Annual Meeting. Among other things, we find that Republican lobbying firms experienced a bump in revenues when the Republicans took control of the House in 2010, but not when they captured the Senate in 2014.
Philip Leifeld and I are thrilled that we now have an article forthcoming in the Journal of Politics. It is titled “Contributions by Interest Groups to Lobbying Coalitions.” Look for it in April 2018. Read the accepted manuscript here:
Congratulations to Geoffrey M. Lorenz for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation in Political Science at the University of Michigan. I have worked with Geoff since his first year at Michigan and it has been a pleasure every step of the way. Next he will be moving on to a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Virginia.
The committee (left to right): Richard Hall, Ken Kollman, myself, and Chuck Shipan.
Please check out my new article, co-authored with James Strickland, titled “A Network Approach to Interest Group Politics” which appears in Oxford Handbooks Online (as part of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Political Networks). See:
An ungated version is available here:
Congratulations to Nabah Rizvi on winning a Blue Ribbon for her poster on “Lobbying Firms and their Role in American Politics” presented to the symposium of the Community College Summer Research Fellowship Program (CCSFP) at the University of Michigan. Nabah worked this summer under the supervision of Zander Furnas and myself in the Interest Group Politics Lab Group.