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Ongoing Research

Active Working Papers

Dahlström, Carl, Mihály Fazekas, David E. Lewis. 2018. “Agency Design and Corruption Risks:  Procurement in the United States Federal Government,” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, August 31-September 2. [Download paper]

“Which Agencies are Powerful?” (with Mark D. Richardson and Eric Rosenthal) Paper prepared for presentation at the 2017 annual meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA, January 12-14, 2017. [Download paper]

“Policy Making and the President’s Enforcement Power,” (with Nathan Kiker) Paper prepared for presentation at the 2017 annual meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA, January 12-14, 2017. [Download paper]

“Elections, Ideology, and Turnover in the U.S. Federal Government,” (with Alexander D. Bolton and John M. de Figueiredo), NBER Working Paper #22932. [Download paper]

“Political Control and Presidential Spending Power,” Paper presented at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA, August 31-September 4. [Download paper]

“Public Sector Personnel Economics: Wages, Promotions, and the Competence-Control Trade-Off,” (with Charles M. Cameron and John M. de Figueiredo), NBER Working Paper Series #22966. [Download paper]

“Politicization and Compliance with the Law: The Case of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998” (with Evan Haglund) Manuscript, Vanderbilt University. [Download paper]