Jeff Milyo

University of Missouri

 

Contact Information:                                                                                                                                               

Email: milyoj@missouri.edu

Phone: 573-882-3459

Curriculum Vita (January 2014)

 

 

Work in Progress:

 

Measuring Public Corruption in the United States: Evidence from Administrative Records of Federal Prosecutions (with Adriana Cordis)

 

Don’t Blame the Weather: Federal Natural Disaster Aid and Public Corruption (with Adriana Cordis)

 

Do State Campaign Finance Reforms Reduce Political Corruption? (with Adriana Cordis); Revise and Resubmit at the International Journal of Law and Economics.

 

Health Insurance and Mortality in US Adults: A Cautionary Tale (with Jenny Kim).

 

Do State Campaign Finance Reforms Increase Trust and Confidence in State Government?

 

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).

 

How Do States Formulate Medicaid and SCHIP Policy? Economic and Political Determinants of State Eligibility Levels (with Reagan Baughman).

 

 

 


Recent Publications:

 

Milyo. 2014. “Corporate Influence and Political Corruption: Lessons from Stock Market Reactions to Political Events,” Independent Review, 19(1): 1-18.

 

Milyo. 2013. “Campaign Spending and Electoral Competition: Towards More Policy Relevant Research,” The Forum, 11(3): 437–454.

 

Crider and Milyo. 2013. “Do State Ethics Commissions Reduce Political Corruption? An Exploratory Investigation,” UC Irvine Law Review, 3(3): 717-733.

 

Carpenter and Milyo. 2013. “The Public’s Right to Know Versus Compelled Speech: What Does Social Science Research Tell Us about the Benefits and Costs of Campaign Finance Disclosure in Non-Candidate Elections?” Fordham Urban Law Journal, 40(2): 603-637 [lead article].

 

Burden and Milyo. 2013. “The Recruitment and Training of Poll Workers: What We Know from Scholarly Research,” Presidential Commission on Election Administration (Washington, D.C.).

 

Primo and Milyo. 2013. “Brief of Amici Curiae David M. Primo and Jeffrey D. Milyo,” filed with the United States Supreme Court, Iowa Right to Life, Inc. v. Tooker.

 

Primo and Milyo. 2012. “Brief of Amici Curiae David M. Primo and Jeffrey D. Milyo,” filed with the United States Supreme Court, U.S. v. Danielczyk.

 

Richardson, Konisky and Milyo. 2012. Public Approval of State Legislatures, Legislative Studies Quarterly, 37(1): 99-116.

 

 

 

Selected Other Publications:

 

Groseclose and Milyo. 2010. “Sincere Versus Sophisticated Voting in Congress: Theory and Evidence,” Journal of Politics, 72(1): 60-73.

 

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).

 

Anderson, Mellor and Milyo.  2008. “Inequality and Public Good Provision: an Experimental Analysis,” Journal of Socio-Economics, 37(3): 1010-1028.

 

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).

 

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.

 

 

 

External Links:

 

Affiliations:                                                                                                                                                                                                   Citations and Profiles:

 

Cato Institute                                                                                                                                                                                                 Google Scholar

 

Safra Center                                                                                                                                                                                                  REPEC

 

Mercatus Center                                                                                                                                                                                           SSRN

 

Center for Competitive Politics                                                                                                                                                                   ResearchGate

                                                           

Forum on Constitutional Democracy                                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn

 

Hoover Institution                                                                                                                                                                                         Facebook

 

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Co-Authors:

 

Lisa Anderson (William and Mary)

 

Reagan Baughman (New Hampshire)

 

Barry Burden (Wisconsin)

 

Dick Carpenter (Colorado-Colorado Springs)

 

Adriana Cordis (Winthrop)

 

Kayla Crider (Missouri\)

 

Tim Groseclose (UCLA)

 

Jenny Kim (Missouri\Citi)

 

David Konisky (Georgetown)

 

Jennifer Mellor (William and Mary)

 

David Primo (Rochester)

 

Lilliard Richardson (Indiana-Indianapolis)

 

Scott Smart (Indiana)

 

Joel Waldfogel (Minnesota)

 

 

 

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