Research

In Preparation
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, Tom S. Clark, and Amy Semet. “Campaign Contributions and Judicial Decisions” (In Preparation).
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, Christian Ponce de Leon, and Sebastian Thieme. “Political Business Cycles in Private Consumption and Central Bank Independence,” In Preparation.
Submitted
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Michael R. Kistner. “Local News Developments and Congressional Accountability” (Submitted).
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Christian Ponce de Leon. “Electoral Business Cycles in Developing Democracies” (Submitted).
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Kenneth M. Miller. “Individual Donors and Legislative Voting in the U.S. House” (Submitted).
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Michael R. Kistner. “Out of Step and Still in Office? Incumbent and Challenger Accountability in Congressional Elections across Time” (Submitted).
2020
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, Lauren Mattioli, and Sophie Meunier. “The Politics of Backlash: Congress and Chinese Direct Investment in the United States.” British Journal of Politics and International Relations (2020).
2019
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Nathan Gibson. “Does Money Buy Congressional Love?Congress & The Presidency, 2019, 46, 1-27.
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Nathan Gibson. “Developments in Congressional Responsiveness to Donor Opinion.” In Can America Govern Itself? Ed. Frances E. Lee and Nolan McCarty, 69-92. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Barber, Michael J., Brandice Canes-Wrone, and Sharece D. Thrower. “Campaign Contributions and Donors' Policy Agreement with Presidential Candidates.” Presidential Studies Quarterly, 2019, 49, 770-797.
2018
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, Tom S. Clark, and Amy Semet. “Judicial Elections, Public Opinion, and Decisions on Lower Salience Issues.” Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2018, 15, 672-707.
2017
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, Sharece D. Thrower, and Michael J. Barber. “Ideologically Sophisticated Donors: Which Candidates Do Individual Contributors Finance? American Journal of Political Science,” 2017, 61, 2, 271-288.
2015
Canes-Wrone, Brandice. “From Mass Preferences to Policy.” Annual Review of Political Science 18 (2015): 147-165.
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Michael C. Dorf. “Measuring the Chilling Effect.” New York University Law Review 90, no. 4 (2015): 1095-1114.
2014
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Jee-Kwang Park. “Elections, Uncertainty, and Irreversible Investment.” British Journal of Political Science 44, no. 1 (2014): 83-106.
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, Tom S Clark, and Jason P Kelly.Judicial Selection and Death Penalty Decisions.” American Political Science Review 108, no. 1 (2014): 23-39. judicial_selection_2014.pdf
Baker, Scott R, Nicholas Bloom, Brandice Canes-Wrone, Steven J Davis, and Jonathan Rodden. “Why Has Policy Uncertainty Risen Since 1960?American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings 104, no. 5 (2014): 56-60.
2013
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Jason P Kelly. “The Obama Presidency, Public Position-Taking, and Mass Opinion.” Polity 45, no. 1 (2013): 85-104.
2012
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Jee-Kwang Park. “Electoral Business Cycles in OECD Countries.” American Political Science Review 106, no. 1 (2012): 103-122. RECsOECD.pdf
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, Tom S Clark, and Jee-Kwang Park. “Judicial Independence and Retention Elections.” Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 28, no. 2 (2012): 211-234. jleomanuscriptcaneswroneclarkpark.pdf
2011
Canes-Wrone, Brandice. “Opportunities and Challenges in Presidential Communications.” In The Presidency in the 21st Century, edited by Charles W. Dunn. Lexington, Kentucky: University Press of Kentucky, 101-120, 2011.
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, William Minozzi, and Jessica Bonney Reveley. “Issue Accountability and the Mass Public.” Legislative Studies Quarterly 36, no. 1 (2011): 5-35.
2009
Canes-Wrone, Brandice. “Administrative Politics and the Public Presidency.” Presidential Studies Quarterly 39, no. 1 (2009): 25-37.
Canes-Wrone, Brandice. “Game Theory and the Study of the American Presidency.” In Oxford Handbook on the American Presidency, edited by George C. Edwards, III and William Howell. Oxford University Press, 30-51, 2009.
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Tom S Clark. “Judicial Independence and Nonpartisan Elections.” Wisconsin Law Review 2009, no. 1 (2009): 21-65.
Caldarone, Richard, Brandice Canes-Wrone, and Tom S Clark. “Partisan Signals and Democratic Accountability: An Analysis of State Supreme Court Abortion Decisions.” Journal of Politics 29, no. 2 (2009): 560-573.
2008
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, William Howell, and David E Lewis. “Toward a Broader Understanding of Presidential Power: A Reevaluation of the Two Presidencies Thesis.” Journal of Politics 70, no. 1 (2008): 1-16.
2007
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Kenneth W Shotts. “When Do Elections Induce Ideological Rigidity?American Political Science Review 101, no. 2 (2007): 273-288.
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, Julia Rabinovich, and Craig Volden. “Who Parties? Floor Voting, District Ideology, and Electoral Margins.” In Party, Process, and Political Change in Congress, edited by David W. Brady and Mathew D. McCubbins. Stanford University Press, 2007.
2006
Canes-Wrone, Brandice. Who Leads Whom? Presidents, Policy, and the Public.. University of Chicago Press, 2006. Publisher's Version
  • Winner of the 2007 American Political Science Association Richard E. Neustadt Award for the Best Book Published on the U.S. Presidency in 2006
  • Subject of an Author meets Critics Panel at the 2006 Midwest Political Science Association Meetings
Canes-Wrone, Brandice. “The Influence of Congress and the Courts over the Bureaucracy: An Analysis of Wetlands Policy.” In The Macropolitics of Congress, edited by Scott Adler and John Lapinksi. Princeton University Press, 2006.
2004
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Kenneth W Shotts. “The Conditional Nature of Presidential Responsiveness to Public Opinion.” American Journal of Political Science 48, no. 4 (2004): 690-706.
Canes-Wrone, Brandice. “The Public Presidency, Personal Approval Ratings, and Policy Making.” Presidential Studies Quarterly 34, no. 3 (2004): 477-492.
2003
Canes-Wrone, Brandice. “Bureaucratic Decisions and the Composition of the Lower Courts.” American Journal of Political Science 47, no. 2 (2003): 205-214.
  • Reprinted in Economics of Administrative Law, edited by Susan Rose-Ackerman. 2007. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Press.
2002
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, David W Brady, and John F Cogan. “Out of Step, Out of Office: Electoral Accountability and House Members’ Voting.” American Political Science Review 96, no. 1 (2002): 127-140.
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Scott DeMarchi. “Presidential Approval and Legislative Success.” Journal of Politics 64, no. 2 (2002): 491-509.
2001
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, Michael C Herron, and Kennerth W Shotts. “Leadership and Pandering: A Theory of Executive Policymaking.” American Journal of Political Science 45, no. 3 (2001): 532-550.
Canes-Wrone, Brandice. “The President’s Legislative Influence from Public Appeals.” American Journal of Political Science 45, no. 2 (2001): 313-329.
  • Winner of the 1997 Midwest Political Science Association Conference Patrick Fett Award for the best paper on the scientific study of Congress and the Presidency
Canes-Wrone, Brandice. “A Theory of Presidents’ Public Agenda Setting.” Journal of Theoretical Politics 13, no. 2 (2001): 183-208.
2000
Brady, David W, Brandice Canes-Wrone, and John F Cogan. “Differences in Legislative Voting Behavior between Winning and Losing House Incumbents.” In Continuity and Change in House Elections, edited by David W. Brady, John F. Cogan, and Morris P. Fiorina. Stanford University Press, 2000.
1995
Canes-Wrone, Brandice, and Harvey S Rosen. “Following in Her Footsteps? Women’s Choices of College Majors and Faculty Gender Composition.” Industrial and Labor Relations Review 48, no. 3 (1995): 486-504.