John W. Patty

John W. Patty is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago and Co-Editor of the Journal of Theoretical Politics. Professor Patty earned his B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and M.S. in Economics and Ph.D. in Economics and Political Science from the California Institute of Technology.

His research primarily deals with the mathematical models of political institutions, including the U.S. Congress and federal bureaucracy.

Representative Publications

Patty, John W., and Elizabeth Maggie Penn. “Aggregation, Evaluation, and Social Choice Theory.” The Good Society 24.1 (2015): 49-72.

Boehmke, Frederick J., Sean Gailmard, and John W. Patty. “Business as Usual: Interest Group Access and Representation Across Policy-Making Venues.” Journal of Public Policy 33.01 (2013): 3-33.

Gailmard, Sean, and John W. Patty. “Formal Models of Bureaucracy.” Annual Review of Political Science 15 (2012): 353-377.

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