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Jacobson
increased spending helps the challenger more than the incumbent; inc. spending by incumbent lowers prob. of reelection
Green and Krasno
marginal effect of incumbent spending equal the challenger; Jacobson omitted challenger quality, reciprocal causation, and diminishing marginal returns
Abramowitz et al.
decline in marginal districts result of demographic change and ideological realignment, not redistricting
Steen
spending money not enough- have to know how and when to spend it; potential vs. actual self-financing; benefits of fundraising besides money
Campbell
presidential surge and midterm decline
Lublin
Senate similar to House, decreased importance of name recognition
Gerber
Estimating Senate elections through instrumental variables: challenger wealth, state population, lagged spending
Rothenberg and Sanders
members behave differently when there is no electoral connection; increased shirking of retiring members
Bianco et al.
evidence of electoral connection in 1800s: Compensation Act 1816
Carson and Engstrom
evidence of electoral connection in 1800s: Corrupt Bargain election of 1824 (JQA vs. Jackson) and midterms in 1826