Nicholas R. Jenkins

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Political Science
University of California, Riverside



My primary research interests are in Congress, interest groups and lobbying, and representation.


  • Do political donors have greater access to government officials? Evidence from a FOIA field experiment with US municipalities
    NR Jenkins, M Landgrave, GE Martinez
    Journal of Behavioral Public Administration 3 (2) 2020

  • Transparency or Deception? How Rejecting PAC Contributions Affects Contribution Patterns
    NR Jenkins
    SocArXiv 2020

  • Interest Groups, Policy Responses to Global Shocks, and the Relative Likelihood of Currency Crashes Versus Banking Crises
    JM Meyer, NR Jenkins
    Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy 10 (02), 1950010 2019

  • The Determinants of Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Excise Tax Rates
    NR Jenkins
    Undergraduate Economic Review 12 (1), 1 2015