University of Missouri
Work in Progress:
Do State Campaign Finance Reforms Reduce Political Corruption? (with Adriana Cordis).
Health Insurance and Mortality in US Adults: A Cautionary Tale (with Jenny Kim).
Dont Blame the Weather: Federal Natural Disaster Aid and Public Corruption (with Adriana Cordis)
Explaining Attitudes on State Legislative Professionalism (with David Konisky and Lilliard Richardson); revise and resubmit at American Politics Research.
What Determines Public Approval of Voting Reforms? (with David Konisky and Lilliard Richardson).
Richardson, Konisky and Milyo. 2012. Public Approval of State Legislatures, Legislative Studies Quarterly, 37(1): 99-116.
Groseclose and Milyo. 2010. Sincere Versus Sophisticated Voting in Congress: Theory and Evidence, Journal of Politics, 72(1): 60-73.
Anderson, Mellor and Milyo. 2008. Inequality and Public Good Provision: an Experimental Analysis, Journal of Socio-Economics, 37(3): 1010-1028.
Primo and Milyo. 2006. Campaign Finance Laws and Political Efficacy: Evidence from the States, Election Law Journal, V5(1): 23-39.
Anderson, Mellor and Milyo. 2006. Induced Heterogeneity in Trust Experiments, Experimental Economics, 9:223-235.
Groseclose and Milyo. 2005. A Measure of Media Bias, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 120(4): 1191-1237 [lead article].
Mellor and Milyo. 2004. Individual Health Status and Minority Racial Concentration in U.S. States and Counties, American Journal of Public Health, 94(6): 1043-1048
Mellor and Milyo. 2002. Income Inequality and Health Status in the United States: Evidence from the Current Population Survey, Journal of Human Resources, 37(3): 510-539.
Mellor and Milyo. 2001. Re-Examining the Ecological Association between Income Inequality and Health, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 26(3): 485-518 [lead article; most cited article in JHPPL].
Milyo, Primo and Groseclose, 2000. Corporate PAC Campaign Contributions in Perspective, Business and Politics, 2(1): 75-88.
Milyo and Waldfogel. 1999. The Effects of Price Advertising on Prices: Evidence from 44 Liquormart, American Economic Review, 89(5): 1081-1096. Reprinted in The Economics of Advertising. Edited by Kyle Bagwell. Edward Elgar Publishing: London
Milyo and Groseclose. 1999. The Electoral Effects of Incumbent Wealth, The Journal of Law and Economics, 42(2): 699-722.
Milyo. 1997. Electoral and Financial Effects of Changes in Committee Power: Gramm-Rudman-Hollings, the Tax Reform Act of 1986, and the Money Committees in the House, The Journal of Law and Economics, 40(1): 93-112.
Recent Policy Reports:
Milyo. 2010. Keep Out: How State Campaign Finance Laws Erect Barriers to Entry for Political Entrepreneurs, Institute for Justice (Arlington, VA).
Milyo. 2010. Mowing Down the Grassroots: How Grassroots Lobbying Disclosure Suppresses Political Participation, Institute for Justice (Arlington, VA).
Milyo. 2007. The Effects of Cross-Ownership on the Local Content and Political Slant of Local Television News, Federal Communications Commission (Washington, D.C.).
Milyo. 2007. Campaign-Finance Red Tape: Strangling Free Speech and Political Debate, Institute for Justice (Arlington, VA).
Selected Media Coverage and Public Events:
Video of panel discussion at Cato Institute book forum on voting fraud (September 28, 2012).
Guest-blogging at The Volokh Conspiracy, June 2010.