Middlebush Professor of Social Sciences
Ph.D., Stanford University
Research: "Electoral Reforms and the Integrity of Democracy: Evidence from the States"
Fellowship period: July 13, 2010 - August 10, 2010
Jeffrey Milyo was a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution who was in residence from July 2010 to August 2010.
Jeff Milyo received his PhD from Stanford in 1994; he is currently the Middlebush Chair in Social Science and a professor of economics and public affairs at the University of Missouri. Milyo’s research expertise is in the area of empirical political economy; recent studies examine the efficacy of campaign finance regulations, state electoral reforms, media bias and media ownership, social determinants of health, advertising restrictions, and the causes and consequences of social capital. His work has been published in the American Economic Review, the American Journal of Public Health, Election Law Journal, the Journal of Human Resources, the Journal of Law and Economics, the Journal of Politics and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. His research has also been cited in national news outlets, such as CNN, FoxNews, the New York Times, NPR, USA Today and the Washington Post.