Setting the Agenda

Legislative Studies Around the World






 

Worldwide

Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins 2011. "Managing Plenary Time in Democratic Legislatures: The U.S. Congress in Comparative Context." Chapter 20 in Oxford Handbook of the American Congress, edited by Eric Schickler and Frances Lee



Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins. Forthcoming 2014. Setting the Agenda: Parliaments, Procedural Cartels and Policy Making



Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins 2004. “ Theories of Legislative Organization.American Political Science Association – Comparative Politics Newsletter





U.S. House of Representatives


Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins 2002.  Agenda Power in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1877 to 1986,” in David Brady and Mathew D. McCubbins,” Party, Process, and Political Change in Congress: New Perspectives on the History of Congress. Stanford University Press. Data


Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins.  2005.  Setting the Agenda: Responsible Party Government in the US House of Representatives.  Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins.  2006. Legislative Leviathan, Second Edition.  Cambridge University Press.  (Data archive to be posted.)



Gary W. Cox, Chris Den Hartog and Mathew D. McCubbins 2006. The Motion to Recommit in the U.S. House of Representatives”, in David W. Brady and Mathew D. McCubbins eds., Process, Party and Policy Making: Further Advancements on the History of Congress.



Mathew D. McCubbins 2000. “Legislative Process.” In The Encyclopedia of Democratic Thought. edited by Barry Clarke and Joe Foweraker, Routledge Press



Mathew D. McCubbins 2005. “Legislative Process and the Mirroring Principle.” In The Handbook of the New Institutional Economics. edited by Claude Menard and Mary Shirley, Kluwer Press



Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins 2003. “A Précis on Legislative Leadership.Extensions, Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center






U.S. Senate



Andrea Campbell, Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins. 2002. Agenda Power in the U.S. Senate, 1877 to 1986,” in David Brady and Mathew D. McCubbins,” Party, Process, and Political Change in Congress: New Perspectives on the History of Congress. Stanford University Press. Data




Japanese Diet


Gary W. Cox, Mikitaka Masuyama and Mathew D. McCubbins.  2000. "Agenda Power in the Japanese House of Representatives." Japanese Journal of Political Science.



Brazilian Camara dos Deputados



Octavio Amorim Neto, Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins. 2003.  Agenda Power in Brazil´s Câmara dos Deputados, 1989 to 1998,” World Politics.


      
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British House of Commons


Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins.  2005.  Setting the Agenda in the British House of Commons.”





German Bundestag


William Chandler, Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins.  2006.  Agenda Control in the German Bundestag, 1987-2002.” German Politics. Data
(Data and Replication Materials, including data not used in the paper for Whalpers 3 to 7, and a discussion of rules and procedure for the Bundestag by William Chandler.)




Italian Chamber of Deputies


Gary W. Cox, William B. Heller, and Mathew D. McCubbins.  2008.  Agenda Power in the Italian Chamber of Deputies: 1988 to 2000.” Legislative Studies Quarterly 33,2: 171-198 Data

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Israeli Knesset



Gary W. Cox, Mathew D. McCubbins, and Osnat Akirav. 2005. Agenda Control in the Israeli Knesset during Ariel Sharon’s Second Government.Journal of Legislative Studies 16, 4 (2010): 251-267. Data Slides




Danish Folketinget



Gary W. Cox, Mathew D. McCubbins, and Asbjorn Skjaeveland. 2005. The Danish Folketinget: Some Notes


      
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US State Legislatures


Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins.  2005. “Procedural Cartels in Texas: A Note.



Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins.  2005, “Agenda Control in the California Legislature.”

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Gary W. Cox, Thad Kousser and Mathew D. McCubbins 2005.  “Party Power or Preferences?: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from American State Legislatures.” (with Gary Cox and Thad Kousser) Journal of Politics 72, 3 (2010): 1–13. Data Slides





We will be posting the data sets used in each of these studies as the articles, book chapters and books are finished.  If you want any of the data used, and we have yet to post it here, please contact Mat McCubbins at Mathew.Mccubbins@marshall.usc.edu.  In some instances, our coauthors may control the data sets and their release.

 
Until published, the research reported here is preliminary, subject to revision or restatement, and is for discussion use only, please do not quote or cite without permission.

 We acknowledge the financial support that made this research possible.  The National Science Foundation, grant numbers SBR-9422831 and SES-9905224, and the Public Policy Research Project at UC San Diego generously contributed to our data collection and research efforts, and the UC San Diego Committee on Research supported us with various grants throughout the early stages of our research.  Funds were also provided by the Chancellor’s Associates Chair.  We owe a debt of gratitude to each of these institutions.