Bio


Gary W. Cox, William Bennett Munro Professor of Political Science. In addition to numerous articles in the areas of legislative and electoral politics, Cox is author of The Efficient Secret (winner of the 1983 Samuel H Beer dissertation prize and the 2003 George H Hallett Award), co-author of Legislative Leviathan (winner of the 1993 Richard F Fenno Prize), author of Making Votes Count (winner of the 1998 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award, the 1998 Luebbert Prize and the 2007 George H Hallett Award); co-author of Setting the Agenda (winner of the 2006 Leon D. Epstein Book Award), and author of Marketing Sovereign Promises (winner of the William Riker Prize, 2016). A former Guggenheim Fellow, Cox was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1996 and the National Academy of Sciences in 2005. Ph.D. California Institute of Technology, 1983.

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin (1982 - 1984)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Washington University in St. Louis (1984 - 1985)
  • Visiting Associate Professor of Political Economy, School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis (1985 - 1986)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin (1986 - 1987)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California San Diego (1987 - 1990)
  • Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California San Diego (1990 - 1998)
  • Distinguished Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California San Diego (1998 - 2010)
  • Chair, Department of Political Science, University of California San Diego (2004 - 2008)
  • Professor, Department of Political Science, Stanford University (2010 - 2012)
  • William Bennett Munro Professor of Political Science, Stanford University (2012 - Present)
  • Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (1995 - 1996)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1996 - Present)
  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences (2005 - Present)

Honors & Awards


  • Samuel H. Beer Dissertation Prize, British Politics Group (1983)
  • Richard F. Fenno Prize, Section on Legislative Studies, American Political Science Association (1993)
  • The CQ Press Award, Section on Legislative Studies, American Political Science Association (1997)
  • Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award, American Political Science Association (1998)
  • Best Book Award, Section on Political Economy, American Political Science Association (1998)
  • Gregory M. Luebbert Book Prize, Section on Comparative Politics, American Political Science Association (1998)
  • George H. Hallett Award, Section on Representation and Electoral Systems, American Political Science Association (2003)
  • Runner-up for Gregory M. Luebbert Prize for best paper published 2001-2 in comparative politics, Section on Comparative Politics, American Political Science Association (2003)
  • William H. Riker Prize, University of Rochester (2004)
  • Chancellor’s Associates Faculty Excellence Award for Research, University of California, San Diego (2004)
  • Vice President, American Political Science Association (2005-2007)
  • SPPQ Award, for the best paper on state politics given at any professional conference in 2005, State Politics and Policy Section of the American Political Science Association (2005)
  • Leon D. Epstein Outstanding Book Award, Political Organizations and Parties Section of the American Political Science Association (2006)
  • George H. Hallett Award, Section on Representation and Electoral Systems, American Political Science Association (2007)
  • Samuel Eldersveld Career Achievement Award, Section on Representation and Electoral Systems, American Political Science Association (2013)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Co-Editor, American Political Science Review (2009 - 2012)
  • Member, Editorial Board, American Political Science Review (1992 - 1995)
  • Member, Editorial Board, American Political Science Review (2006 - 2009)
  • Member, Editorial Board, American Journal of Political Science (1985 - 1991)
  • Member, Editorial Board, American Journal of Political Science (2006 - Present)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Politics (2006 - Present)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Political Analysis (1998 - Present)
  • Member, Editorial Board, British Journal of Political Science (2000 - 2014)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Annual Review of Politics (2002 - 2003)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Electoral Studies (1996 - 2008)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, (1997 - 2000)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Legislative Studies Quarterly (1997 - 2000)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Japanese Journal of Political Science (1999 - Present)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Theoretical Politics (2002 - Present)
  • Referee, American Journal of Political Science
  • Referee, American Political Science Review
  • Referee, Journal of Politics
  • Referee, National Science Foundation
  • Referee, Guggenheim Foundation
  • Member, Samuel H. Beer Prize Committee (1986 - 1986)
  • Chair, Richard F. Fenno Prize Committee (1995 - 1995)
  • Chair, Gregory Luebbert Prize Committee (1996 - 1997)
  • Chair, CQ Prize Committee (1997 - 1998)
  • Chair, Best Book in Political Economy Committee (1999 - 2000)
  • Member, Richard F. Fenno Prize Committee (2000 - 2000)
  • Member, Richard F. Fenno Prize Committee (2004 - 2004)
  • Member, Gregory Luebbert Prize Committee (2002 - 2002)
  • Chair, Longley Prize Committee (2005 - 2005)
  • Member, Wilson Prize Committee (2006 - 2006)
  • Member, Mancur Olson Prize Committee (2007 - 2007)
  • Section Chair, Western Political Science Association (1993 - 1993)
  • Section Chair, American Political Science Association (1995 - 1995)
  • Member, Council of the American Political Science Association (1997 - 1999)
  • Member, Advisory Council of the F. Clifton White Resource Center, IFES (1998 - 2000)
  • Member, Executive Committee, Legislative Studies Section, American Political Science Association (2003 - 2005)
  • Member, Executive Committee, Representation and Electoral Systems Section, American Political Science Association (2005 - 2007)
  • Member, Political Economy Section’s Executive Council Selection Committee (2011 - 2011)
  • Member, Overseers’ Committee to Visit the Department of Government, Harvard University (2010 - 2010)
  • Member, Visiting Committee, Dartmouth (2012 - 2012)

Professional Education


  • Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, Social Science (1982)
  • B.S., California Institute of Technology, History (1978)

2019-20 Courses


Stanford Advisees


  • Doctoral Dissertation Reader (AC)
    Carl Gustafson, Bobbie Macdonald
  • Doctoral Dissertation Advisor (AC)
    Cameron DeHart
  • Doctoral (Program)
    Toby Nowacki

All Publications


  • Parties, Legislators, and the Origins of Proportional Representation COMPARATIVE POLITICAL STUDIES Cox, G. W., Fiva, J. H., Smith, D. M. 2019; 52 (1): 102–33
  • The Formateur's Bonus in European Constitutional Monarchies, 1901-99 LEGISLATIVE STUDIES QUARTERLY Akirav, O., Cox, G. W. 2018; 43 (4): 681–703

    View details for DOI 10.1111/lsq.12216

    View details for Web of Science ID 000450406300005

  • Executive Constraint and Sovereign Debt: Quasi-Experimental Evidence From Argentina During the Baring Crisis COMPARATIVE POLITICAL STUDIES Cox, G. W., Saiegh, S. M. 2018; 51 (11): 1504–25
  • Executive Constraint, Political Stability, and Economic Growth COMPARATIVE POLITICAL STUDIES Cox, G. W., Weingast, B. R. 2018; 51 (3): 279–303
  • Ideological Extremists in the US Congress: Out of Step but Still in Office QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Bonica, A., Cox, G. W. 2018; 13 (2): 207–36
  • The Contraction Effect: How Proportional Representation Affects Mobilization and Turnout JOURNAL OF POLITICS Cox, G. W., Fiva, J. H., Smith, D. M. 2016; 78 (4): 1249-1263

    View details for DOI 10.1086/686804

    View details for Web of Science ID 000384884200042

  • Marketing Sovereign Promises: The English Model JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC HISTORY Cox, G. W. 2015; 75 (1): 190-218
  • Electoral Rules, Mobilization, and Turnout ANNUAL REVIEW OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, VOL 18 Cox, G. W. 2015; 18: 49-68
  • Sovereign Debt and Regime Type: Reconsidering the Democratic Advantage INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION Beaulieu, E., Cox, G. W., Saiegh, S. 2012; 66 (4): 709-738
  • Was the Glorious Revolution a Constitutional Watershed? JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC HISTORY Cox, G. W. 2012; 72 (3): 567-600
  • Shadowing Ministers: Monitoring Partners in Coalition Governments COMPARATIVE POLITICAL STUDIES Carroll, R., Cox, G. W. 2012; 45 (2): 220-236
  • Constitutional bargaining and the emergence of western democracy Historical Methods Cox, G. W. 2012; 45 (4): 165-169
  • War, Moral Hazard, and Ministerial Responsibility: England After the Glorious Revolution JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC HISTORY Cox, G. W. 2011; 71 (1): 133-161
  • Managing Plenary Time: The U.S. Congress in Comparative Context The Oxford Handbook of the American Congress Cox, G. W. edited by Schickler, E., Lee, F. E. Oxford: Oxford University Press.. 2011
  • Party Power or Preferences? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from American State Legislatures JOURNAL OF POLITICS Cox, G. W., Kousser, T., McCubbins, M. D. 2010; 72 (3): 799-811
  • Agenda Control in the Israeli Knesset during Ariel Sharon’s Second Government Journal of Legislative Studies Cox, G. W., Akirav, O., McCubbins, M. 2010; 16 (2): 251-267
  • Swing voters, core voters and distributive politics Political Representation Cox, G. W. edited by Shapiro, I., Strokes, S., Wood, E., Kirshner, A. S. ambridge University Press.. 2009
  • Legislative Productivity in the 93d-105th Congresses LEGISLATIVE STUDIES QUARTERLY Cox, G. W., Terry, W. C. 2008; 33 (4): 603-618
  • Agenda power in the Italian Chamber of Deputies, 1988-2000 LEGISLATIVE STUDIES QUARTERLY Cox, G. W., Heller, W. B., Mccubbins, M. D. 2008; 33 (2): 171-198
  • Agenda Power in the Japanese House of Representatives Politics of Modern Japan: Critical Concepts in the Modern Politics of Asia Cox, G. W., Masuyama, M., McCubbins, M. D. edited by Hood, C. London: Routledge. 2008
  • Agenda power in the Italian parliament, 1988-2000 Legislative Studies Quarterly Cox, G. W., Heller, W., McCubbins, M. 2008; 33 (2): 603-318
  • The logic of Gamson's law: Pre-election coalitions and portfolio allocations AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Carroll, R., Cox, G. W. 2007; 51 (2): 300-313
  • Majority Cycling and Agenda Manipulation: Richard McKelvey’s Contributions and Legacy Positive Changes in Political Science. Cox, G. W., Shepsle, K. edited by Aldrich, J., Alt, J., Lupia, A. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.. 2007
  • Gerrymandering roll calls in congress, 1879-2000 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W., Katz, J. N. 2007; 51 (1): 108-119
  • Legislative Leviathan: Party Government in the House Cox, G. W., McCubbins, M. D. New York: Cambridge University Press. 2007
  • The motion to recommit in the US House of Representatives Party, Process and Political Change in Congress Cox, G. W., Hartog, C. D., McCubbins, M. D. edited by Brady, D. W., McCubbins, M. D. Stanford: Stanford University Press. 2007
  • How Electoral Reform Might Affect the Number of Political Parties in The Netherlands ACTA POLITICA Cox, G. W. 2006; 41 (2): 133-145
  • How parties create electoral democracy, chapter 2 Annual Meeting of the American-Political-Science-Association Carroll, R., Cox, G. W., Pachon, M. WILEY-BLACKWELL. 2006: 153–74
  • Agenda Control in the Bundestag, 1980-2002 German Politics Cox, G. W., Chandler, W., McCubbins, M. 2006; 15 (1): 27-48
  • The organization of democratic legislatures The Oxford Handbook of Political Economy Cox, G. W. edited by Weingast, B., Wittman, D. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2006
  • Evaluating electoral systems Revista de Ciencia Política Cox, G. W. 2006; 26 (1): 212-215
  • On the systemic consequences of redistricting in the 1960s Redistricting in the New Millennium Cox, G. W. edited by Galderisi, P. Lexington Books. 2005
  • Instituciones electorales, estructura de cleavages y numero de partidos Sistemas Electorales Cox, G. W., Amorim, O. edited by Montero, J. R., Lago, I. Zona Abierta. 2005
  • Setting the Agenda: Responsible Party Government in the U.S. House of Representatives Cox, G. W., McCubbins, M. D. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2005
  • Electoral institutions and political competition: coordination, persuasion and mobilization Handbook of New Institutional Economics Cox, G. W. edited by Menard, C., Shirley, M. M. Dordrecht: Springer. 2005
  • Lies, damned lies and rational choice analyses Problems and Methods in the Study of Politics Cox, G. W. edited by Shapiro, I., Smith, R., Masoud, T. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2004
  • A comparative approach to democratic representation The Evolution of Political Knowledge Cox, G. W. edited by Mansfield, E., Sisson, R. Columbus: Ohio State University Press. 2004
  • Theories of legislative organization APSA-CP Newsletter Cox, G. W. 2004; 15 (1): 9-12
  • Agenda power in Brazil's Camara dos Deputados, 1989-98 Annual Meeting of the American-Political-Science-Association NETO, O. A., Cox, G. W., MCCUBBINS, M. D. CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS. 2003: 550-?
  • A précis on legislative leadership Extensions Cox, G. W. 2003: 6-10
  • On measuring partisanship in roll-call voting: The US house of representatives, 1877-1999 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W., Poole, K. T. 2002; 46 (3): 477-489
  • Agenda power in the House of Representatives Party, Process, and Political Change in Congress: New Perspectives on the History of Congress. Cox, G. W., McCubbins, M. D. edited by Brady, D. W., McCubbins, M. D. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press. 2002: 107–145
  • Epilogue: Latin America’s Reactive Assemblies and Proactive Presidents. Legislative Politics in Latin America Cox, G. W., Morgenstern, S. edited by Morgenstern, S., Nacif, B. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2002: 446–468
  • Agenda power in the Senate, 1877 to 1986 Party, Process, and Political Change in Congress: New Perspectives on the History of Congress Cox, G. W., Campbell, A., McCubbins, M. D. edited by Brady, D. W., McCubbins, M. D. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press. 2002: 146–165
  • Elbridge Gerry’s Salamander: The Electoral Consequences of the Reapportionment Revolution Cox, G. W., Katz, J. N. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2002
  • Agenda setting in the US House: A majority-party monopoly? LEGISLATIVE STUDIES QUARTERLY Cox, G. W. 2001; 26 (2): 185-210
  • Latin America's reactive assemblies and proactive presidents COMPARATIVE POLITICS Cox, G. W., Morgenstern, S. 2001; 33 (2): 171-?
  • REVIEW of Caramani, Daniele. 2000. Elections in Western Europe Since 1815: Electoral Results by Constituencies. Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica Cox, G. W. 2001; 31 (2): 331-333
  • Legislaturas reactivas y presidentes proactivos en América Latina Desarollo Económico Cox, G. W., Morgenstern, S. 2001; 41 (163): 373-394
  • Comment on “Japan’s Multimember SNTV System and Strategic Voting: The ‘M+1’ Rule and Beyond" Japanese Journal of Political Science Cox, G. W. 2001; 2 (2): 237-240
  • Introduction to special issue on estimating legislators’ preferences with roll call data Political Analysis Cox, G. W. 2001; 9 (3): 189-191
  • The institutional determinants of economic policy outcomes Presidents, Parliaments and Policy Cox, G. W., McCubbins, M. D. edited by McCubbins, M. D., Haggard, S. New York: Cambridge University Press. 2001: 21–63
  • On the effects of legislative rules LEGISLATIVE STUDIES QUARTERLY Cox, G. W. 2000; 25 (2): 169-192
  • How much does money matter? "Buying" votes in Japan, 1967-1990 Annual Meeting of the Midwest-Political-Science-Association Cox, G. W., Thies, M. F. SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC. 2000: 37–57
  • Electoral rules, career ambitions, and party structure: Comparing factions in Japan's upper and lower houses AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W., ROSENBLUTH, F. M., Thies, M. F. 2000; 44 (1): 115-122
  • Agenda Power in the Japanese House of Representatives Japanese Journal of Political Science Cox, G. W., Masuyama, M., McCubbins, M. D. 2000; 1: 1-22
  • Electoral rules and the calculus mobilization Shambaugh Comparative Legislative Research Conference Cox, G. W. COMPARATIVE LEGISLATIVE RES CENTER. 1999: 387–419
  • The reapportionment revolution and bias in US congressional elections AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W., Katz, J. N. 1999; 43 (3): 812-841
  • A comment on Browne and Patterson's 'an empirical theory of rational nominating behaviour applied to Japanese district elections BRITISH JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W. 1999; 29: 565-569
  • How much is majority status in the US Congress worth? AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW Cox, G. W., Magar, E. 1999; 93 (2): 299-309
  • The empirical content of rational choice theory - A reply to Green and Shapiro JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL POLITICS Cox, G. W. 1999; 11 (2): 147-169
  • Electoral rules and electoral coordination ANNUAL REVIEW OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. 1999; 2: 145-161
  • Instability? Boston Review Cox, G. W. 1999; XXIII (1): 16-17
  • Electoral reform and the fate of factions: The case of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party BRITISH JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W., ROSENBLUTH, F. M., Thies, M. F. 1999; 29: 33-56
  • Instability? Reflecting All of Us: The Case for Proportional Representation Cox, G. W. edited by Richie, R., Hills, S. Boston: Beacon Press. 1999
  • Seat Bonuses Under the Single Non-Transferable Vote System: Evidence from Japan and Taiwan Elections in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan Under the Single Non-Transferable Vote: The Comparative Study of An Embedded Institution Cox, G. W., Niou, E. edited by Grofman, B., Lee, S., Winckler, E., Woodal, B. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 1999
  • Measuring the Ties That Bind: Electoral Cohesiveness in Four Democracies Elections in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan Under the Single Non-Transferable Vote: The Comparative Study of An Embedded Institution Cox, G. W., Bawn, K., Rosenbluth, F. edited by Grofman, B., Lee, S., Winckler, E., Woodall, B. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 1999
  • The cost of intraparty competition - The single, nontransferable vote and money politics in Japan COMPARATIVE POLITICAL STUDIES Cox, G. W., Thies, M. F. 1998; 31 (3): 267-291
  • Mobilization, social networks, and turnout - Evidence from Japan WORLD POLITICS Cox, G. W., ROSENBLUTH, F. M., Thies, M. F. 1998; 50 (3): 447-?
  • Toward a theory of legislative rules changes: Assessing Schickler and Rich's evidence AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W., MCCUBBINS, M. D. 1997; 41 (4): 1376-1386
  • The Identification of Government Whips in the House of Commons, 1830-1905. Parliamentary History Sainty, J., Cox, G. W. 1997; 16: 339-358
  • Electorial institutions, cleavage structures, and the number of parties AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE NETO, O. A., Cox, G. W. 1997; 41 (1): 149-174
  • Making Votes Count: Strategic Coordination in the World’s Electoral Systems Cox, G. W. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1997
  • Strategic voting under proportional representation JOURNAL OF LAW ECONOMICS & ORGANIZATION Cox, G. W., Shugart, M. S. 1996; 12 (2): 299-324
  • Is the single nontransferable vote superproportional? Evidence from Japan and Taiwan AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W. 1996; 40 (3): 740-755
  • Why did the incumbency advantage in US House elections grow? 90th Annual Meeting of the American-Political-Science-Association Cox, G. W., Katz, J. N. UNIV TEXAS PRESS. 1996: 478–97
  • Factional competition for the party endorsement: The case of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party BRITISH JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W., Rosenbluth, F. 1996; 26: 259-269
  • Anatomy of a split: The liberal Democrats of Japan ELECTORAL STUDIES Cox, G. W., Rosenbluth, F. 1995; 14 (4): 355-376
  • In the absence of vote pooling: Nomination and vote allocation errors in Colombia ELECTORAL STUDIES Cox, G. W., Shugart, M. S. 1995; 14 (4): 441-460
  • THE INCUMBENCY ADVANTAGE IN MULTIMEMBER DISTRICTS - EVIDENCE FROM THE US STATES LEGISLATIVE STUDIES QUARTERLY Cox, G. W., Morgenstern, S. 1995; 20 (3): 329-349
  • Bonding, Structure and the Stability of Political Parties: Party Government in the House Positive Theories of Congressional Institutions Cox, G. W., McCubbins, M. D. edited by Shepsle, K., Weingast, B. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 1995
  • The Great Reform Act of 1832 and the Political Modernization of England American Historical Review Cox, G. W. 1995; 100: 1371-1373
  • The Structural Determinants of Electoral Coherence Structure and Policy in Japan and the United States Cox, G. W., Rosenbluth, F. edited by Cowhey, P., McCubbins, M. New York: Cambridge University Press. 1995: 19–34
  • STRATEGIC VOTING EQUILIBRIA UNDER THE SINGLE NONTRANSFERABLE VOTE AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW Cox, G. W. 1994; 88 (3): 608-621
  • BONDING, STRUCTURE, AND THE STABILITY OF POLITICAL-PARTIES - PARTY GOVERNMENT IN THE HOUSE LEGISLATIVE STUDIES QUARTERLY Cox, G. W., MCCUBBINS, M. D. 1994; 19 (2): 215-231
  • REDUCING NOMINATION ERRORS - FACTIONAL COMPETITION AND PARTY STRATEGY IN JAPAN ELECTORAL STUDIES Cox, G. W., Rosenbluth, F. 1994; 13 (1): 4-16
  • The Development of Collective Responsibility in the U.K. Computing Parliamentary History: George III to Victoria Cox, G. W. edited by Philips, J. A. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 1994
  • SEAT BONUSES UNDER THE SINGLE NONTRANSFERABLE VOTE SYSTEM - EVIDENCE FROM JAPAN AND TAIWAN COMPARATIVE POLITICS Cox, G. W., Niou, E. 1994; 26 (2): 221-236
  • Party Coherence on Roll Call Votes in the U.S. House of Representatives Encyclopedia of the American Legislative System Cox, G. W., McCubbins, M. D. edited by Silbey, J. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 1994
  • A NOTE ON CRIME AND PUNISHMENT PUBLIC CHOICE Cox, G. W. 1994; 78 (1): 115-124
  • THE INCREASING ADVANTAGE OF INCUMBENCY IN THE UNITED-STATES STATES LEGISLATIVE STUDIES QUARTERLY Cox, G. W., Morgenstern, S. 1993; 18 (4): 495-514
  • THE ELECTORAL FORTUNES OF LEGISLATIVE FACTIONS IN JAPAN AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW Cox, G. W., Rosenbluth, F. 1993; 87 (3): 577-589
  • The Development of Collective Responsibility in the U.K. Parliamentary History Cox, G. W. 1993; 13: 32-47
  • Legislative Leviathan: Party Government in the House Cox, G. W., McCubbins, M. D. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1993
  • The Origin of Whip Votes in the House of Commons Parliamentary History Cox, G. W. 1992; 11 (2): 278-285
  • SUFFRAGE EXPANSION AND LEGISLATIVE BEHAVIOR IN 19TH-CENTURY BRITAIN SOCIAL SCIENCE HISTORY Cox, G. W., Ingram, J. W. 1992; 16 (4): 539-560
  • PROPORTIONALITY, DISPROPORTIONALITY AND ELECTORAL SYSTEMS - COMMENT ELECTORAL STUDIES Cox, G. W., Shugart, M. S. 1991; 10 (4): 348-352
  • ON THE DECLINE OF PARTY VOTING IN CONGRESS LEGISLATIVE STUDIES QUARTERLY Cox, G. W., MCCUBBINS, M. D. 1991; 16 (4): 547-570
  • SNTV AND DHONDT ARE EQUIVALENT ELECTORAL STUDIES Cox, G. W. 1991; 10 (2): 118-132
  • Fiscal Policy and Divided Government The Politics of Divided Government Cox, G. W., McCubbins, M. D. edited by Cox, G. W., Kernel, S. Boulder: Westview Press. 1991
  • The Politics of Divided Government Cox, G. W. edited by Cox, G. W., Kernell, S. Boulder: Westview Press. 1991
  • CENTRIPETAL AND CENTRIFUGAL INCENTIVES IN ELECTORAL SYSTEMS AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W. 1990; 34 (4): 903-935
  • Multicandidate Spatial Competition Advances in the Spatial Theory of Voting Cox, G. W. edited by Enelow, J., Hinich, M. New York: Cambridge University Press. 1990
  • UNDOMINATED CANDIDATE STRATEGIES UNDER ALTERNATIVE VOTING RULES MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTER MODELLING Cox, G. W. 1989; 12 (4-5): 451-459
  • Closeness, Expenditure, Turnout: The 1982 U.S. House Elections American Political Science Review Cox, G. W., Munger, M. C. 1989; 83: 217-232
  • CLOSENESS AND TURNOUT - A METHODOLOGICAL NOTE JOURNAL OF POLITICS Cox, G. W. 1988; 50 (3): 768-775
  • Recent Developments in Statistical Inference: Quasi-Experiments and Perquimans County Historical Methods Cox, G. W. 1988; 21: 140-142
  • Appendix 1: Analysis of Voting in Multi-Member Seats, 1874-1880 British Parliamentary Election Results, 1832-1885 Cox, G. W., Craig, F. W. edited by Craig, F. W. Dartmouth: Parliamentary Research Services. 1988: 1832–1885
  • THE UNCOVERED SET AND THE CORE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W. 1987; 31 (2): 408-422
  • ELECTORAL EQUILIBRIUM UNDER ALTERNATIVE VOTING INSTITUTIONS AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W. 1987; 31 (1): 82-108
  • The Efficient Secret: The Cabinet and the Development of Political Parties in Victorian England Cox, G. W. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1987
  • ELECTORAL-POLITICS AS A REDISTRIBUTIVE GAME JOURNAL OF POLITICS Cox, G. W., MCCUBBINS, M. D. 1986; 48 (2): 370-389
  • THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PARTY-ORIENTATED ELECTORATE IN ENGLAND, 1832-1918 BRITISH JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W. 1986; 16: 187-216
  • ELECTORAL EQUILIBRIUM UNDER APPROVAL VOTING AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W. 1985; 29 (1): 112-118
  • On the Use of Party Labels in Victorian England British Politics Group Newsletter Cox, G. W. 1985; 1: 5-6
  • A HAM SANDWICH THEOREM FOR GENERAL MEASURES SOCIAL CHOICE AND WELFARE Cox, G. W., McKelvey, R. D. 1984; 1 (1): 75-83
  • UNIVERSALISM AND ALLOCATIVE DECISION-MAKING IN THE LOS-ANGELES COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS JOURNAL OF POLITICS Cox, G. W., TUTT, T. N. 1984; 46 (2): 546-555
  • NON-COLLEGIAL SIMPLE GAMES AND THE NOWHERE DENSENESS OF THE SET OF PREFERENCE PROFILES HAVING A CORE SOCIAL CHOICE AND WELFARE Cox, G. W. 1984; 1 (2): 159-164
  • ELECTORAL EQUILIBRIUM IN DOUBLE MEMBER DISTRICTS PUBLIC CHOICE Cox, G. W. 1984; 44 (3): 443-451
  • STRATEGIC ELECTORAL CHOICE IN MULTI-MEMBER DISTRICTS - APPROVAL VOTING IN PRACTICE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W. 1984; 28 (4): 722-738
  • The Development of Party Voting in England, 1832-1918 Historical Social Research Cox, G. W. 1984; 41: 2-37
  • POLICY CHOICE AS AN ELECTORAL INVESTMENT SOCIAL CHOICE AND WELFARE Cox, G. W., MCCUBBINS, M. D., Sullivan, T. 1984; 1 (3): 231-242
  • AN EXPECTED-UTILITY MODEL OF ELECTORAL COMPETITION QUALITY & QUANTITY Cox, G. W. 1984; 18 (4): 337-349
  • LOG-LINEAR ANALYSIS OF CONTINGENCY-TABLES - AN INTRODUCTION FOR HISTORIANS WITH AN APPLICATION TO THERNSTROM ON THE FLOATING PROLETARIAT HISTORICAL METHODS KOUSSER, J. M., Cox, G. W., Galenson, D. W. 1982; 15 (4): 152-169
  • TURNOUT AND RURAL CORRUPTION - NEW-YORK AS A TEST CASE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cox, G. W., KOUSSER, J. M. 1981; 25 (4): 646-663