Do Powerful Politicians Cause Corporate Downsizing? (JPE 2011)

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Authors Title Journal Year Edition Pages JEL Codes Keywords
Lauren Cohen, Joshua Coval, Christopher Malloy Do Powerful Politicians Cause Corporate Downsizing? JPE 2011 6 1015 - 1060 E13, E62, G31 -

Article information

Program code Data Readme Method(s) & estimation Data type Data used Origin of data used Software used (Version)
0 - not available online - 0 - not available online - - congressional earmark data from Citizens Against Government Waste, government expenditures from the annual survey of state and local government finances conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau and reported on its Web site,, state-level population and square mileage figures from the Census Bureau, data on congressional committees collected by Garrison Nelson (Committees in the U.S. Congress 1947–92, 80th–102nd Congresses) and Charles Stewart III and Jonathan Woon (Congressional Committee Assignments, 103rd–110th Congresses, 1993–2007), politicians linked (by state) to firms using the headquarters of all firms listed on, Compustat USA -

Replication of this study

Authors Title Journal Year Edition Pages JEL Codes Keywords Replication type Replication result [refer to replication type 1 and 2] Raw data Call into question Authors statement
Jason Snyder, Ivo Welch Do Powerful Politicians Really Cause Corporate Downsizing? JPE forthcoming - - E13, E62, G31 Earmarks, Investment 3 - reproduction (new methods) "2 - failed (different results)" is not in the list of possible values (-, 1 - successful, 3 - not replicable (no results), 4 - partially successful, 2 - different results) for this property. - 1 - yes -


DOI: 10.1086/664820 IDEAS: a/ucp/jpolec/doi10.1086-664820.html EconPapers: RePEc:ucp:jpolec:doi:10.1086/664820

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