Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

The President and the Distribution of Federal Spending

This study of distributive politics finds that districts represented by legislators in the president's party receive systematically more spending, as do those where the legislator or the president was narrowly elected.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2009-023
  • Author(s): Christopher R. Berry, Barry C. Burden and William G. Howell