Michael M. Bechtel

Washington University in St. Louis

Campus Box 1063

One Brookings Drive

Saint Louis, MO 63130-4899

United States

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Policy Design and Domestic Support for International Bailouts

European Journal of Political Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2017
Michael M. Bechtel, Jens Hainmueller and Yotam Margalit
Washington University in St. Louis, Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Tel Aviv University
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bailouts, Eurozone, public opinion, conjoint analysis

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Preferences for International Redistribution: The Divide Over the Eurozone Bailouts

American Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming), MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-5
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2013
Michael M. Bechtel, Jens Hainmueller and Yotam Margalit
Washington University in St. Louis, Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Tel Aviv University
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EU, bailouts, public opinion, political behaviour, redistribution

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Ideology and the Debate over International Bailouts: The Case of Grexit

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-9
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 16 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2019
Kirk Bansak, Michael M. Bechtel, Jens Hainmueller and Yotam Margalit
University of California, San Diego, Washington University in St. Louis, Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Tel Aviv University
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Grexit, bailouts, financial crisis, European Union, redistribution, public opinion

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Compulsory Voting, Habit Formation, and Political Participation

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2017
Michael M. Bechtel, Dominik Hangartner and Lukas Schmid
Washington University in St. Louis, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Lucerne
Downloads 546 (60,098)
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Habit Formation, Compulsory Voting, Turnout, Political Participation, Social Norms

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Reality Bites: The Limits of Framing Effects for Salient and Contested Policy Issues

Political Science Research and Methods (2014, Forthcoming), Formerly: MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-3
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Washington University in St. Louis, Stanford University - Department of Political Science, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Bamberg
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democracy, referenda, framing, campains, elections, direct democracy, immigration

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Why Austerity? The Mass Politics of a Contested Policy

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 25 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2020
Kirk Bansak, Michael M. Bechtel and Yotam Margalit
University of California, San Diego, Washington University in St. Louis and Tel Aviv University
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austerity, economic crises, public opinion, policy design, redistribution, public spending, taxes, budegt deficit, self-interest, policy preferences, survey, ideology, randomized experiment, conjoint, partisanship

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What Is Litigation in the World Trade Organization Worth?

International Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
Michael M. Bechtel and Thomas Sattler
Washington University in St. Louis and University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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International institutions, trade disputes, trade barriers, WTO, positive externalities

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Does Compulsory Voting Increase Support for Leftist Policy?

American Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2015
Michael M. Bechtel, Dominik Hangartner and Lukas Schmid
Washington University in St. Louis, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Lucerne
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Voting, Turnout, Public Policy, Mobilization, Elections, Referendums, Direct Democracy, Social Policy

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The Green Side of Protectionism: Environmental Concerns and Three Facets of Trade Policy Preferences

Review of International Political Economy (2012), Vol. 19 (5), 837-866
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
Michael M. Bechtel, Thomas Bernauer and Reto Meyer
Washington University in St. Louis, ETH Zurich and ETH Zürich
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International trade, trade policy preferences, environment, protectionism, environmental attitudes, individual data

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All Policies are Glocal: International Enviromental Policymaking with Strategic Subnational Governments

British Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2013
Michael M. Bechtel and Johannes Urpelainen
Washington University in St. Louis and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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International agreements, international negotiations, environmental policy, climate policy, subnational policymaking,

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Interests, Norms and Support for the Provision of Global Public Goods: The Case of Climate Cooperation

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2017
Michael M. Bechtel, Federica Genovese and Kenneth Scheve
Washington University in St. Louis, University of Essex and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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climate cooperation, public opinion, environmental politics, international relations, norms, interests, experiments

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How Lasting is Voter Gratitude? An Analysis of the Short- and Long-Term Electoral Returns to Beneficial Policy

American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 55, pp. 852–868
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2011
Michael M. Bechtel and Jens Hainmueller
Washington University in St. Louis and Stanford University - Department of Political Science
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Reforms and Redistribution: Disentangling the Egoistic and Sociotropic Origins of Voter Preferences

Public Opinion Quarterly
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 04 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2020
Michael M. Bechtel and Roman Liesch
Washington University in St. Louis and University of St. Gallen
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Redistribution, Economic Policy, Individual Preferences, Self-Interest, Sociotropic Concerns, Altruism, Reforms, Survey Experiment, Conjoint Design

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Partisan Politics and Stock Market Performance: The Effect of Expected Government Partisanship on Stock Returns in the 2002 German Federal Election

Public Choice, Vol. 135, No. 3-4, pp. 131-150
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 29 May 2013
Roland Füss and Michael M. Bechtel
University of St. Gallen - School of Finance and Washington University in St. Louis
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Government partisanship, stock market performance, elections, GARCH modeling, political information, price formation

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Who Cooperates? Reciprocity and the Causal Effect of Expected Cooperation in Representative Samples

Journal of Experimental Political Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Michael M. Bechtel and Kenneth Scheve
Washington University in St. Louis and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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public goods, cooperation, reciprocity, social dilemmas, respresentative samples, survey experiments, causal effects

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Retrospection, Fairness, and Economic Shocks: How Do Voters Judge Policy Responses to Natural Disasters?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2020
Michael M. Bechtel and Massimo Mannino
Washington University in St. Louis and University of St. Gallen
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Retrospective Voting, Voter Competence, Fairness, Distributive Politics, Public Opinion, Conjoint Analysis, Disaster Relief

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Capitalizing on Partisan Politics? The Political Economy of Sector-Specific Redistribution in Germany

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol. 42, No. 2-3, pp. 203-235, 2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 29 May 2013
Michael M. Bechtel and Roland Füss
Washington University in St. Louis and University of St. Gallen - School of Finance
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Government partisanship, stock market performance, industrial sectors, German federal elections, GARCH modeling, redistribution

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Changing Economic Openness for Environmental Policy Convergence: When Can Bilateral Trade Agreements Induce Convergence of Environmental Regulation?

International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 931-953, 2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2011
Michael M. Bechtel and Jale Tosun
Washington University in St. Louis and University of Konstanz - Department of Politics and Management
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Trade agreements, policy convergence, regulation

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Electoral Reforms and the Representativeness of Turnout

Political Science Research and Methods
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2020
Michael M. Bechtel and Lukas Schmid
Washington University in St. Louis and University of Lucerne
Downloads 109 (294,674)
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Turnout, Political Participation, Referendums, Elections, Postal Voting, Democracy, Public Policy

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What Determines Climate Policy Preferences if Reducing Greenhouse-Gas Emissions Is a Global Public Good?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2020
Michael M. Bechtel, Kenneth Scheve and Elisabeth van Lieshout
Washington University in St. Louis, Yale University - Department of Political Science and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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climate policy, global public goods, international cooperation, public opinion, climate action, surveys, experiments, multi-country study, long-term policy, dynamic public goods

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Not Always Second Order: Subnational Elections, National-Level Vote Intentions, and Volatility Spillovers in a Multilevel Electoral System

Electoral Studies, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 170-183
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2012
Michael M. Bechtel
Washington University in St. Louis
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elections, multilevel systems, vote intentions, volatility spillovers

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The Political Sources of Systematic Investment Risk: Lessons from a Consensus Democracy

Journal of Politics, Vol. 71, No. 2, pp. 661-677
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 May 2011 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2012
Michael M. Bechtel
Washington University in St. Louis
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Political economy, stock market, politics, financial risk

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When Investors Enjoy Less Policy Risk: Divided Government, Economic Policy Change, and Stock Market Volatility in Germany, 1970-2005

Swiss Political Science Review, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 287-314
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 29 May 2013
Michael M. Bechtel and Roland Füss
Washington University in St. Louis and University of St. Gallen - School of Finance
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Divided Government, Economic Policy, Financial Risk, Volatility, Stock Markets

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Measuring Time Preferences in Large Surveys

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Michael M. Bechtel, Amalie Sofie Jensen and Kenneth Scheve
Washington University in St. Louis, University of Copenhagen, Department of Economics, Students and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Mass Surveys, Time Preferences, Discounting, Patience, Public Opinion, Long-term Policy, Climate Action, Convex Time Budgets, Experiments, Representative Samples

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Eliciting Substance from 'Hot Air': Financial Market Responses to EU Summit Decisions on European Defense

International Organization, Vol. 64, No. 2, pp. 199-223, 2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2012
Michael M. Bechtel and Gerald Schneider
Washington University in St. Louis and University of Konstanz
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European Union, International Institutions, Stock Markets, Defense Sector, European Security and Defense Policy

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Forecasting European Union Politics: Out-of-Sample Forecasts in Political Time Series Analysis

European Union Politics, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 309-327, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 01 May 2011
Michael M. Bechtel and Dirk Leuffen
Washington University in St. Louis and University of Konstanz
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The Effect of Policy Responses to Infectious Disease on Feelings of Fear and Anxiety

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2020
Michael M. Bechtel, William O'Brochta and Margit Tavits
Washington University in St. Louis, Washington University in St. Louis and Washington University in St. Louis
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policy response, public opinion, anxiety, fear, political behavior, survey experiment, COVID-19, infectious disease, public health

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Ready When the Big One Comes? Natural Disasters and Mass Support for Preparedness Investment

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2021
Michael M. Bechtel and Massimo Mannino
Washington University in St. Louis and University of St. Gallen
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Policy Myopia, Long-Term Policy Problems, Disaster Policy, Affectedness, Voter Ignorance, Survey Experiment, Preparedness Investment

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Foreign Policy Interests and International Disaster Assistance

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Nov 2019
Michael M. Bechtel and Jeffrey Ziegler
Washington University in St. Louis and Emory University - Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods
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Mass Support for Climate Cooperation Depends on Institutional Design

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) August 20, 2013 110 (34) 13763-13768; DOI/10.1073/pnas.1306374110
Posted: 02 Oct 2019
Michael M. Bechtel and Kenneth Scheve
Washington University in St. Louis and Yale University - Department of Political Science

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international institutions, environmental cooperation, global warming, international relations, public opinion