Department of Economics
Ithaca, NY 14853-7601
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Cornell University
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NBER Working Papers and Publications
|August 2017||On the Dynamics of Community Development|
with Levon Barseghyan: w23674
|November 2014||Public School Choice: An Economic Analysis|
with Levon Barseghyan, Damon Clark: w20701
|October 2014||Optimal Fiscal Limits|
|February 2013||Evaluating Durable Public Good Provision using Housing Prices|
|November 2011||Fiscal Policy and Unemployment|
with Marco Battaglini: w17562
|June 2011||Property Taxation, Zoning, and Efficiency: A Dynamic Analysis|
|April 2009||Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Municipalities|
with Brian Knight: w14857
Published: Stephen Coate & Brian Knight, 2011. "Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from US Municipalities," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 3(3), pages 82-112, August. citation courtesy of
|May 2008||Fiscal Policy over the Real Business Cycle: A Positive Theory|
with Marco Battaglini: w14047
Published: Journal of Economic Theory Volume 148, Issue 6, November 2013, Pages 2223–2265 Cover image Fiscal policy over the real business cycle: A positive theory citation courtesy of
|June 2006||Socially Optimal Districting: An Empirical Investigation|
with Brian Knight: w12313
Published: Stephen Coate & Brian Knight, 2007. "Socially Optimal Districting: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 122(4), pages 1409-1471, November.
|March 2006||A Dynamic Theory of Public Spending, Taxation and Debt|
with Marco Battaglini: w12100
Published: Marco Battaglini & Stephen Coate, 2008. "A Dynamic Theory of Public Spending, Taxation, and Debt," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 98(1), pages 201-36, March. citation courtesy of
|August 2005||Inefficiency in Legislative Policy-Making: A Dynamic Analysis|
with Marco Battaglini: w11495
Published: Marco Battaglini & Stephen Coate, 2007. "Inefficiency in Legislative Policymaking: A Dynamic Analysis," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 97(1), pages 118-149, March. citation courtesy of
|July 2005||Socially Optimal Districting|
with Brian Knight: w11462
Published: Coate, Stephen and Brian Knight. “Socially Optimal Districting: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration” Quarterly Journal of Economics 122, 4 (November 2007): 1409-1471.
|September 2004||The Performance of the Pivotal-Voter Model in Small-Scale Elections: Evidence from Texas Liquor Referenda|
with Michael Conlin, Andrea Moro: w10797
Published: Stephen Coate & Michael Conlin & Andrea Moro, 2008. "The performance of pivotal-voter models in small-scale elections: Evidence from Texas liquor referenda," Journal of Public Economics, vol 92(3-4), pages 582-596.
|November 2003||Pareto Efficient Income Taxation with Stochastic Abilities|
with Marco Battaglini: w10119
Published: Battaglini, Marco & Coate, Stephen, 2008. "Pareto efficient income taxation with stochastic abilities," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(3-4), pages 844-868, April. citation courtesy of
|April 2003||Power-hungry Candidates, Policy Favors, and Pareto Improving Campaign Finance Policy|
Published: Coate, Stephen. "Pareto-Improving Campaign Finance Policy," American Economic Review, 2004, v94(3,Jun), 628-655.
|January 2002||Voter Turnout: Theory and Evidence from Texas Liquor Referenda|
with Michael Conlin: w8720
Published: Coate, Stephen and Michael Conlin. "A Group Rule—Utilitarian Approach to Voter Turnout: Theory and Evidence." American Economic Review 94, 5 (December 2004): 1476-1504.
|December 2001||Political Competition with Campaign Contributions and Informative Advertising|
Published: Stephen Coate, 2004. "Political Competition with Campaign Contributions and Informative Advertising," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 2(5), pages 772-804, 09. citation courtesy of
|December 2000||Issue Unbundling via Citizens' Initiatives|
with Timothy Besley: w8036
Published: Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 2008. "Issue Unbundling via Citizens' Initiatives," International Quarterly Journal of Political Science, now publishers, vol. 3(4), pages 379-397, December. citation courtesy of
|March 2000||Elected versus Appointed Regulators: Theory and Evidence|
with Timothy Besley: w7579
Published: Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate, 2003. "Elected Versus Appointed Regulators: Theory and Evidence," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 1(5), pages 1176-1206, 09. citation courtesy of
|January 2000||Market Provision of Public Goods: The Case of Broadcasting|
with Simon P. Anderson: w7513
Published: Anderson, Simon P. and Stephen Coate. "Market Provision Of Broadcasting: A Welfare Analysis," Review of Economic Studies, 2005, v72(253,Oct), 947-972.
|August 1999||An Efficiency Approach to the Evaluation of Policy Changes|
Published: Coate, Stephen, 2000. "An Efficiency Approach to the Evaluation of Policy Changes," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 110(463), pages 437-55, April. citation courtesy of
|April 1999||The Public Critique of Welfare Economics: An Exploration|
with Timothy Besley: w7083
Published: Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 2003. " On the Public Choice Critique of Welfare Economics," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 114(3-4), pages 253-73, March.
|Centralized versus Decentralized Provision of Local Public Goods: A Political Economy Analysis|
with Timothy Besley: w7084
Published: Besley, Timothy and Stephen Coate. "Centralized Versus Decentralized Provision Of Local Public Goods: A Political Economy Approach," Journal of Public Economics, 2003, v87(12,Dec), 2611-2637.
|July 1992||Robin-Hooding Rents: Exploiting the Pecuniary Effects of In-Kind Programs|
with Richard Zeckhauser, Stephen Johnson: w4125