publications

2020

  1. Quid Pro Quo? Corporate Returns to Campaign Contributions Fowler, A., H. Garro, and J. Spenkuch Journal of Politics, 82(3): 844–858. [Abstract] [PDF] [SI] [DOI]

2018

  1. Political Advertising and Election Results Spenkuch, J., and D. Toniatti Quarterly Journal of Economics, 133(4): 1981–2036. [Abstract] [PDF] [SI] [DOI]
  2. A Theory of Intergenerational Mobility Becker, G., S. Kominers, K. Murphy, and J. Spenkuch Journal of Political Economy, 126(S1): S7–S25. [Abstract] [PDF] [DOI]
  3. Backward Induction in the Wild? Evidence from Sequential Voting in the U.S. Senate Spenkuch, J., P. Montagnes, and D. Magleby American Economic Review, 108(7): 1971–2013. [Abstract] [PDF] [SI] [DOI]
  4. Elite Influence? Religion and the Electoral Success of the Nazis Spenkuch, J., and P. Tillmann American Journal of Political Science, 62(1): 19–36. [Abstract] [PDF] [SI] [DOI]
  5. Expressive vs. Strategic Voters: An Empirical Assessment Spenkuch, J. Journal of Public Economics, 165: 73–81. [Abstract] [PDF] [SI] [DOI]
  6. Self-Selection and Comparative Advantage in Social Interactions Cicala, S., R. Fryer, and J. Spenkuch Journal of the European Economic Association, 16(4): 983–1020. [Abstract] [PDF] [SI] [DOI]

2017

  1. Religion and Work: Micro Evidence from Contemporary Germany Spenkuch, J. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 135: 193–214. [Abstract] [PDF] [SI] [DOI]

2016

  1. The Manipulation of Children’s Preferences, Old Age Support, and Investment in Children’s Human Capital Becker, G., K. Murphy, and J. Spenkuch Journal of Labor Economics, 34(S2): S3–S30. [Abstract] [PDF] [DOI]
  2. Intergenerational Mobility and Income Inequality Spenkuch, J. in Church, T., C. Miller, and J. Taylor (eds.), Inequality and Economic Policy: Essays in Memory of Gary Becker (pp. 65–89). Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press. [PDF]

2015

  1. Please Don’t Vote for Me: Voting in a Natural Experiment with Perverse Incentives Spenkuch, J. Economic Journal, 125(585): 1025–1052. [Abstract] [PDF] [SI] [DOI]

2014

  1. Understanding the Impact of Immigration on Crime Spenkuch, J. American Law and Economics Review, 16(1): 177–219. [Abstract] [PDF] [SI] [DOI]

2013

  1. Racial Disparities in Job Finding and Offered Wages Fryer, R., D. Pager, and J. Spenkuch Journal of Law and Economics, 56(3): 633–689. [Abstract] [PDF] [DOI]

2012

  1. Moral Hazard and Selection Among the Poor: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment Spenkuch, J. Journal of Health Economics, 31(1): 72–85. [Abstract] [PDF] [SI] [DOI]
  2. The Plight of Mixed-Race Adolescents Fryer, R., S. Levitt, L. Kahn, and J. Spenkuch Review of Economics and Statistics, 94(3): 621–634. [Abstract] [PDF] [SI] [DOI]