Dean Lacy

Academic Appointments
  • Professor of Government

  • Director, Program in Politics and Law

  • Assistant Provost for Faculty Recruitment

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9228
116 Silsby
HB 6108

Education

  • B.A., University of Virginia
  • M.A., Duke University
  • Ph.D., Duke University

Selected Publications

  • Lacy, Dean, and Dino P. Christenson. 2016. “Who Votes for the Future? Information, Expectations, and Endogeneity in Economic Voting?” Political Behavior.

  • Lacy, Dean. 2014. “Moochers and Makers in the Voting Booth: Who Benefits from Federal Spending, and How Did They Vote in the 2012 Presidential Election?” Public Opinion Quarterly.

  • Lacy, Dean, and Emerson M.S. Niou. 2013. “Nonseparable Preferences and Issue Packaging in Elections.” In Schofield, Norman, Gonzalo Caballero, and Daniel Kselman, eds., Advances in Political Economy: Institutions, Modeling, and Empirical Analysis. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

  • Lacy, Dean, and Emerson M.S. Niou. 2012. “ Information and Heterogeneity in Issue Voting: Evidence from the 2008 Presidential Election in Taiwan.” Journal of East Asian Studies 12(1):119-141.

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Works In Progress

  • “The Mismeasure of the Masses: A Positive Theory of Political Opinions;”

  • “Taxing, Spending, Red States, and Blue States: The Political Economy of Redistribution in the American Federal System;”

  • “Voting in a System of Checks and Balances: Institutions and Voter Choice in US Presidential and Gubernatorial Elections