• 105 Citations
20122018
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Research Interests

His research interests include political economy and applied microeconomics. He is currently working on issues related to political mass communication, strategic behavior and learning in non-market environments, and "money in politics."

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

… → 2013

Economics, MA, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

… → 2009

Business Administration, BA, University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen

… → 2007

Economics, BA, University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen

… → 2007

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voter Social Sciences
mass communication Social Sciences
research interest Social Sciences
microeconomics Social Sciences
senate Social Sciences
induction Social Sciences
political economy Social Sciences
wage Social Sciences

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Research Output 2012 2018

  • 105 Citations
  • 12 Article
  • 7 Working paper
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Review article
2 Citations (Scopus)

A theory of intergenerational mobility

Becker, G. S., Kominers, S. D., Murphy, K. M. & Spenkuch, J. L., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Political Economy. 126, p. S7-S25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human capital
Intergenerational mobility
Economics
Capital markets
Market forces
4 Citations (Scopus)

Backward induction in the wild? evidence from sequential voting in the US senate

Spenkuch, J. L., Montagnes, B. P. & Magleby, D. B., Jul 1 2018, In : American Economic Review. 108, 7, p. 1971-2013 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Voting
Backward induction
Vote
Strategic behavior
Common values
1 Citation (Scopus)

Elite Influence? Religion and the Electoral Success of the Nazis

Spenkuch, J. L. & Tillmann, P., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Political Science. 62, 1, p. 19-36 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elite
church
Religion
voter
asymmetry

Expressive vs. strategic voters: An empirical assessment

Spenkuch, J. L., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Public Economics. 165, p. 73-81 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Voters
Paradigm
Empirical test
Electoral systems
Vote
2 Citations (Scopus)

Political advertising and election results

Spenkuch, J. L. & Toniatti, D., Nov 1 2018, In : Quarterly Journal of Economics. 133, 4, p. 1981-2036 56 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elections
Political advertising
Vote
Regression discontinuity design
Standard deviation