Research


I archive most of my ungated preprints here


Books

Hitt, Matthew P. Forthcoming (May, 2019).

Inconsistency and Indecision in the United States Supreme Court.

Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.


Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., John R. Freeman, Matthew P. Hitt, and Jon C. Pevehouse. 2014.

Time Series Analysis for the Social Sciences.

New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.


Refereed Articles

Hitt, Matthew P., Kyle L. Saunders, and Kevin M. Scott.

"Justice Speaks, But Who's Listening? Mass Public Awareness of U.S. Supreme Court Cases."

Forthcoming, Journal of Law and Courts.


Budziak, Jeffrey, Matthew P. Hitt, and Daniel Lempert.

"Determinants of Writing Style on the United States Circuit Courts of Appeals."

Forthcoming, Journal of Law and Courts.


Darr, Joshua P., Matthew P. Hitt, and Johanna L. Dunaway.

"Newspaper Closures Polarize Voting Behavior."

Forthcoming, Journal of Communication.


Hitt, Matthew P. and Kathleen Searles.

"Media Coverage and Public Approval of the U.S. Supreme Court."

In press, Political Communication.

Article

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Media coverage: National Public Radio, Journalist's Resource


Srinivas Parinandi and Matthew P. Hitt. 2018.

"How Politics Influences the Energy Pricing Decisions of Elected Public Utilities Commissioners."

Energy Policy 118: 77-87.

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Davis, Nicholas T. and Matthew P. Hitt. 2017.

"Winning, Losing, and the Dynamics of External Political Efficacy."

International Journal of Public Opinion Research 29(4): 676-689.

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Hitt, Matthew P., Craig Volden, and Alan E. Wiseman. 2017.

"Spatial Models of Legislative Effectiveness."

American Journal of Political Science 61(3): 575-590.

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Merola, Vittorio and Matthew P. Hitt. 2016.

"Numeracy and the Persuasive Effect of Policy Information and Party Cues."

Public Opinion Quarterly 80(2): 554-562.

Article

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Media coverage: Harvard Business Review, National Affairs


Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Charles P. Campisano, Matthew P. Hitt, and Kevin M. Scott. 2016.

"Advising, Consenting, Delaying, and Expediting: Senator Influences on Presidential Appointments."

Studies in American Political Development 30(1): 19-37.

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The Senate Blue Slip Archive

Replication Information

Dataset information: The Legislative Scholar


Hitt, Matthew P. 2016.

"Measuring Precedent in a Judicial Hierarchy."

Law & Society Review 50(1): 57-81.

Working Paper Version

Article

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Media coverage: National Affairs


Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Dino P. Christenson, and Matthew P. Hitt. 2013.

"Quality Over Quantity: Amici Influence & Judicial Decision Making."

American Political Science Review 107(3): 446-460.

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Hitt, Matthew P. 2013.

"Presidential Success in Supreme Court Appointments: Informational Effects and Institutional Constraints."

Presidential Studies Quarterly 43(4): 792-813.

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