Research

I. The President and the Economy

An Economic Ranking of the US Presidents, 1789-2009: A Data-Based ApproachPS: Politics & Political Science 45(4):596-604 (Oct 2012)
[click here for: Data and Methods Appendixes].

Theodore Roosevelt, Politics, and the Panic of 1907” Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference (Chicago, 2017)

Warren Harding and Presidential Leadership: The 1920s Economic Boom and the Politics of Normalcy” Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference (Chicago, 2018)

Rutherford B. Hayes and Economic Recovery, 1877-1881: A Least-Likely Test of Presidential Leadership” Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference (Chicago, 2019)

Chester Arthur and Presidential Leadership during the Recession of 1882-1885” American Political Science Association Annual Conference (Washington DC, 2019)

II. Primary Refereed Journal Articles
Toward an International Relations Theory of National Innovation RatesSecurity Studies 21(1):113-151 (March 2012). Appendix

Does Culture Still Matter?: The Effects of Individualism on National Innovation Rates” Written with Sean P. Wilson. Journal of Business Venturing 27:234-247 (Jan 2012).

Intellectual Property Protection and U.S. Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies” Written with James Mitchell Watkins. Journal of Intellectual Property Rights 15(6):415-428 (Nov 2010)

Federalism and Technological Change in Blood ProductsJournal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 34(6): 863-898 (Dec 2009)

International Linkages and National Innovation Rates: An Exploratory ProbeReview of Policy Research 26(1-2):127-149 (Jan/Mar 2009).

International Political Economy: The Reverse Salient of InnovationReview of Policy Research 26(1-2):219-223 (Jan/Mar 2009).

Podcast Lectures as a Primary Teaching Technology: Results of a One-Year TrialJournal of Political Science Education 5(2):135-153 (2009)

Political Decentralization and Technological Innovation: Testing The Innovative Advantages of Decentralized StatesReview of Policy Research 24(3):231-257 (May 2007)

Empirical Evidence Against Varieties of Capitalism’s Theory of Technological InnovationInternational Organization 58(3):601-631 (Summer 2004)

III. Public Policy Articles
“Economic Security: Expanding Women’s Participation in US Science” with Sue V. Rosser, Harvard International Review 30(3): 20-24 (Fall 2008)

“Dominance Through Technology” Foreign Affairs 74(6) (Nov/Dec, 1995)

IV. Book Chapters
Patents” in Science and Politics. Ed. Brent Steel pp. 423-428 (Sage/CQ Press, 2014).

“Broadband Enabled Innovation” written with Michael Best in Trends in Telecommunication Reform 2012: Smart Regulation for a Broadband World. (International Telecommunications Union, 2012).

“The Political Economy of National Leadership in Science and Technology” in Leadership in Science and Technology: A Reference Handbook. Ed. William Bainbridge (Sage Publications, 2011).

Politics and the Science of Science Policy” written with Harvey Sapolsky in Handbook of Science of Science Policy eds. John H. Marburger III, Kaye Husbands Fealing, Julia Lane, Bill Valdez, & Stephanie Shipp. (Stanford University Press, 2011).

“Regression Analysis” (unedited version) in 21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook. Eds. John Ishiyama and Marijke Breuning pp. 478-489 (Sage Publications, 2010).