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Rebecca Morton

Professor of Politics; Director SSEL

    1984 …2020
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    Research Output 1984 2020

    2020

    Negative campaigns, interpersonal trust, and prosocial behavior: The mediating effect of democratic experience

    Haas, N., Hassan, M. & Morton, R., Feb 2020, In : Electoral Studies. 63, 102087.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    campaign
    election campaign
    experience
    Egypt
    election
    2019

    Public Voting and Prosocial Behavior

    Morton, R. B. & Ou, K., Dec 1 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Political Science. 6, 3, p. 141-158 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    voting
    voting behavior
    voter
    election
    minority
    China
    Intergroup
    Voting
    Experiment
    Group identity
    2018

    Equilibrium selection in sequential games with imperfect information

    Eguia, J. X., Llorente-Saguer, A., Morton, R. & Nicolò, A., May 1 2018, In : Games and Economic Behavior. 109, p. 465-483 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Equilibrium selection
    Imperfect information
    Sequential game
    Selection criteria
    Predictive power

    Saying versus doing: a new donation method for measuring ideal points

    Haas, N. & Morton, R., Jul 1 2018, In : Public Choice. 176, 1-2, p. 79-106 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    donation
    Ideologies
    Donation
    scaling
    interest group

    The dark side of the vote: Biased voters, social information, and information aggregation through majority voting

    Morton, R., Piovesan, M. & Tyran, J. R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Games and Economic Behavior.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Voters
    Vote
    Information aggregation
    Majority voting
    Policy choice

    The effect of religion on Muslims’ charitable contributions to members of a non-Muslim majority

    Morton, R., Ou, K. & Qin, X., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Public Economic Theory.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Muslim
    Religion
    group membership
    outgroup
    fundraising
    2016

    Personality traits and the gender gap in ideology

    Morton, R., Tyran, J. R. & Wengström, E., 2016, In : Studies in Political Economy. p. 153-185 33 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    personality traits
    ideology
    gender
    Gender gap
    Ideology
    Zinc
    Health
    Bariatric Surgery
    Carcinogenesis
    Iron
    2015

    Corruption in Committees: An Experimental Study of Information Aggregation through Voting

    Morton, R. B. & Tyran, J. R., 2015, In : Journal of Public Economic Theory. 17, 4, p. 553-579 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    aggregation
    corruption
    voting
    expert
    efficiency

    Exit polls, turnout, and bandwagon voting: Evidence from a natural experiment

    Morton, R. B., Muller, D., Page, L. & Torgler, B., Jul 1 2015, In : European Economic Review. 77, p. 65-81 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Natural experiment
    Exit
    Bandwagon
    Voting
    Turnout

    Experiments in Public Management Research

    Blom-Hansen, J., Morton, R. & Serritzlew, S., Apr 3 2015, In : International Public Management Journal. 18, 2, p. 151-170 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    public management
    experiment
    survey research
    field research
    Management research

    Farewell to JEPS!

    Tucker, J. & Morton, R., 2015, In : Journal of Experimental Political Science. 2, 2, p. 99-103

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Religion, experiments, and ethical concerns

    Morton, R. & Rogers, J., Dec 22 2015, Ethics and Experiments: Problems and Solutions for Social Scientists and Policy Professionals. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 66-80 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Religion
    experiment

    What motivates bandwagon voting behavior: Altruism or a desire to win?

    Morton, R. B. & Ou, K., Dec 1 2015, In : European Journal of Political Economy. 40, p. 224-241 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    voting behavior
    altruism
    voter
    bandwagon effect
    Altruism
    2014

    Communication and voting in multi-party elections: An experimental study

    Kittel, B., Luhan, W. & Morton, R., Feb 2014, In : Economic Journal. 124, 574

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Experimental study
    Voting
    Elections
    Communication
    Voters

    Experiment, Journal, and Ethics

    Tucker, J. & Morton, R., 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Political Science. 1, 2, p. 99-103

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Political economy experiments: Introduction

    Morton, R., Feb 2014, In : Economic Journal. 124, 574

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Experiment
    Political economy

    Welcome to JEPS!

    Tucker, J. & Morton, R., 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Political Science. 1, 1, p. 1-5

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2012

    Decisiveness of contributors' perceptions in elections

    Morton, R. B. & Myerson, R. B., Apr 2012, In : Economic Theory. 49, 3, p. 571-590 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Decisiveness
    Elections
    Campaign spending
    Voters
    Uncertainty

    Experimental Political Science: Principles and Practices

    Morton, R. (ed.), Kittel, B. (ed.) & Luhan, W. (ed.), 2012, Palgrave.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Experimental Political Science in Perspective

    Morton, R. & Kittel, B., 2012, Experimental Political Science: Principles and Practices. Kittell, B., Luhan, W. & Morton, R. (eds.). Palgrave

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Timing in Experiments

    Morton, R., 2012, Experimental Political Science: Principles and Practices. Kittell, B., Luhan, W. & Morton, R. (eds.). Palgrave

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2011

    Electoral Systems and Strategic Voting (Laboratory Election Experiments)

    Morton, R., 2011, Handbook of Experimental Political Science. Cambridge University Press, p. 369-383

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Let the experts decide? Asymmetric information, abstention, and coordination in standing committees

    Morton, R. B. & Tyran, J. R., Jun 2011, In : Games and Economic Behavior. 72, 2, p. 485-509 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Asymmetric information
    Abstention
    Voters
    Vote
    Quality information

    The effects of identities, incentives, and information on voting

    Bassi, A., Morton, R. B. & Williams, K. C., Apr 2011, In : Journal of Politics. 73, 2, p. 558-571 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    voting
    incentive
    voter
    candidacy
    election

    Turned Off or Turned Out? Campaign Advertising, Information, and Voting

    Morton, R., Houser, D. & Stratmann, T., Dec 2011, In : European Journal of Political Economy. 27, 4, p. 708-727

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Turned on or turned out? Campaign advertising, information and voting

    Houser, D., Morton, R. & Stratmann, T., Dec 2011, In : European Journal of Political Economy. 27, 4, p. 708-727 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    advertising campaign
    voting
    voter
    candidacy
    election
    2010
    causality
    political science
    experiment
    empirical research
    political scientist

    Tactical coalition voting and information in the laboratory

    McCuen, B. & Morton, R. B., Sep 2010, In : Electoral Studies. 29, 3, p. 316-328 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    voting
    coalition
    voter
    election
    evidence

    The swing voter's curse in the laboratory

    Battaglini, M., Morton, R. B. & Palfrey, T. R., Jan 2010, In : Review of Economic Studies. 77, 1, p. 61-89 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Voters
    Vote
    Prediction
    Turnout
    Individual behaviour
    2008

    Experimentation in Political Science

    Morton, R. B. & Williams, K. C., Aug 21 2008, The Oxford Handbook of Political Methodology. Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    political science
    experiment
    speaking
    social science

    Formal Political Theory

    Morton, R. & Williams, K. C., 2008, International Encyclopedia of Political Science. CQ Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Information aggregation and strategic abstention in large laboratory elections

    Battaglini, M., Morton, R. B. & Palfrey, T. R., May 2008, In : American Economic Review. 98, 2, p. 194-200 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Elections
    Abstention
    Information aggregation

    Majority Requirements and Minority Representation

    Morton, R. & Rietz, T. A., 2008, NYU Annual Survey of American Law.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    2007

    Efficiency, equity and timing of voting mechanisms

    Battaglini, M., Morton, R. & Palfrey, T., Aug 2007, In : American Political Science Review. 101, 3, p. 409-424 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    voting
    equity
    efficiency
    equity participation
    laboratory experiment

    Why the Centipede Game Experiments Are Important for Political Science

    Morton, R., 2007, A Positive Change in Political Science: The Legacy of Richard D. McKelvey’s Most Influential Writings. Alt, J. & Lupia, A. (eds.). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2006

    Analyzing Elections

    Morton, R., 2006, W.W. Norton.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    2005

    Proportionality versus Perfectness

    Morton, R. & Diermeier, D., 2005, Social Choice and Strategic Behavior: Essays in Honor of Jeffrey Banks. Feddersen, T. & Austen-Smith, D. (eds.). Springer Verlag

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2002

    Formal Theory Meets Data

    Morton, R. & Cameron, C., 2002, The State of the Discipline of Political Science. Katznelson, I. & Milner, H. (eds.). American Political Science Association

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    The Effects of Primary Systems on Congressional Elections

    Morton, R. & Kanthak, K., 2001, Congressional Primaries and the Politics of Representation. Galderisi, P. & Lyons, M. (eds.). Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1999

    Information asymmetries and simultaneous versus sequential voting

    Morton, R. B. & Williams, K. C., Mar 1999, In : American Political Science Review. 93, 1, p. 51-67 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    asymmetry
    voting
    candidacy
    election
    aggregation
    1998

    Minority representation in multimember districts

    Gerber, E. R., Morton, R. B. & Rietz, T. A., Mar 1998, In : American Political Science Review. 92, 1, p. 127-144 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    candidacy
    minority
    district
    voting
    election

    Primary election systems and representation

    Gerber, E. R. & Morton, R. B., Oct 1998, In : Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization. 14, 2, p. 304-324 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    candidacy
    election
    system control
    open system
    time series analysis
    1996

    Evidence on electoral accountability in the U.S. Senate: Are unfaithful agents really punished?

    Schmidt, A. B., Kenny, L. W. & Morton, R. B., Jul 1996, In : Economic Inquiry. 34, 3, p. 545-567 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Incumbents
    Accountability
    Voters
    Deviation
    Voting

    Partisan Electoral Cycles and Monetary Policy Games

    Morton, R., 1996, Collective Decision- Making: Social Choice and Political Economy. Schofield, N. (ed.). Boston: Kluwer, 363-384

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1995

    Constituent errors in assessing their Senators

    Husted, T. A., Kenny, L. W. & Morton, R. B., Jun 1995, In : Public Choice. 83, 3-4, p. 251-271 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    ideology
    candidacy
    party member
    election research
    senate
    1994

    Retrospective Voting and Political Mobility

    Morton, R., Francis, W., Kenny, L. W. & Schmidt, A. B., 1994, In : American Journal of Political Science. 38, p. 999-1024

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle