Andy Baker
Associate Professor • Department of Political Science • University of Colorado at Boulder

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Andy Baker (2014). Shaping the Developing World: The South, the West, and the Natural World. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press.[Request an exam copy here]

Andy Baker (2009). The Market and the Masses in Latin America: Policy Reform and Consumption in Liberalizing Economies. (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics). New York: Cambridge University Press.

    • Reviewed in the following:
      • Perspectives on Politics
      • Comparative Political Studies
      • International Journal of Public Opinion Research
      • Latin American Research Review
      • Latin American Politics and Society
      • Bulletin of Latin American Research

Refereed Journal Articles

Andy Baker (2015). "Race, Paternalism, and Foreign Aid: Evidence from U.S. Public Opinion." American Political Science Review 109(1). Online appendix. Data and computer code.

Andy Baker and David Cupery (2013). "Anti-Americanism in Latin America: Economic Exchange, Foreign Policy Legacies, and Mass Attitudes toward the Colossus of the North." Latin American Research Review 48(2): 106-130. Online appendix.

Andy Baker and Kenneth F. Greene (2011). "The Latin American Left's Mandate: Free Market Policies and Issue Voting in New Democracies." World Politics 63(1): 43-77. Online appendix. Data.

Chappell Lawson, Gabriel S. Lenz, Andy Baker, Michael Myers (2010). "Looking Like a Winner: Candidate Appearance and Electoral Success in New Democracies." World Politics 62(4): 561-93.

Barry Ames, Andy Baker, Lucio R. Renno (2009). "Split-Ticket Voting as the Rule: Voters and Permanent Divided Government in Brazil." Electoral Studies 28:8-20.

Andy Baker and Ethan Scheiner (2007). "Electoral System Effects and Ruling Party Dominance in Japan: A Counterfactual Simulation Based on Adaptive Parties." Electoral Studies 26: 447-91.

Andy Baker, Barry Ames, and Lucio R. Renno (2006). "Social Context and Campaign Volatility in New Democracies: Networks and Neighborhoods in Brazil's 2002 Elections." American Journal of Political Science 50(2): 382-99.

Andy Baker (2005). "Who Wants to Globalize? Consumer Tastes and Labor Markets in a Theory of Trade Policy Beliefs." American Journal of Political Science 49(4): 924-38.

Andy Baker and Corey Cook (2005). "Representing Black Interests and Promoting Black Culture: The Importance of African American Descriptive Representation in the U.S. House." DuBois Review 2(2): 227-46.

Andy Baker and Ethan Scheiner (2004). "Adaptive Parties: Party Strategic Capacity under Japanese SNTV." Electoral Studies 23(2): 251-78.

Andy Baker (2003). "Why is Trade Reform so Popular in Latin America? A Consumption-Based Theory of Trade Policy Preferences." World Politics 55(3): 423-55.

Lila Rosenthal, Deborah P. Scott, Zeman Kelleta, Astatkie Zikarge, Matthew Momoh, Judith Lahai-Momoh, Michael W. Ross, and Andy Baker (2003). "Assessing the HIV/AIDS Health Services of African Immigrants to Houston." AIDS Education and Prevention 15(6): 570-580.

Andy Baker (2002). "Reformas liberalizantes e aprovacao presidencial: a politizacao dos debates da politica economica no Brasil." Dados 45(1): 77-98. "Free-Market Reform and Presidential Approval: The Politicization of Economic Policy Debates in Brazil." [English version].

Andy Baker (1997). "Identifying Political Subcultures in Mexico." Operant Subjectivity 20(3/4): 73-96.

Chapters in Edited Volumes

Andy Baker and Kenneth F. Greene (2015). “Positional Issue Voting in Latin America.” In Ryan Karlin, Matthew Singer, and Elizabeth Zechmeister (eds.) The Latin American Voter. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Andy Baker (2015). "Public Mood and Presidential Election Outcomes in Mexico." In Jorge I. Dominguez, Kenneth F. Greene, Chappell Lawson, and Alejandro Moreno (eds.), Mexico's Evolving Democracy: A Comparative Study of the 2012 Elections. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. [Buy it here].

Andy Baker (2010). "La Viabilidad Politica y la Popularidad Masiva de los TLC." In Jose Raul Perales y Eduardo Moron, eds., La Economia Politica del Tratado de Libre Comercio entre Peru y Estados Unidos. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, pp. 43-50. "The Political Viability and Mass Popularity of Free Trade in Latin America." [English version].

Andy Baker (2009). "Regionalized Voting Behavior and Political Discussion in Mexico." In Jorge I. Dominguez, Chappell Lawson, and Alejandro Moreno, eds., Consolidating Mexico's Democracy: The 2006 Presidential Campaign in Comparative Perspective. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 71-88. [Buy it here]. On-line Appendix.

Barry Ames, Andy Baker, and Lucio R. Renno (2008). "The 'Quality' of Elections in Brazil: Policy, Performance, Pageantry, or Pork?" In Timothy J. Power and Peter R. Kingstone, eds., Democratic Brazil Revisited. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. [Buy it here]

Invited Publications

Andy Baker and David Cupery (2013). "Gringo Stay Here!" Americas Quarterly 7(2): 45-51. [Spanish version]

Andy Baker (2010). "Review of Jude Hays, Globalization and the New Politics of Embedded Liberalism." Political Studies Quarterly

Andy Baker (2009). "Review of Larry Diamond, Marc. F. Plattner, and Diego Abente Brun, eds., Latin America's Struggle for Democracy." Latin American Politics and Society.

Andy Baker (2006). "Government and Politics: Brazil." Handbook of Latin American Studies, No. 61. 61: 425-38.

Andy Baker (2004). "Review of Kurt Weyland, The Politics of Market Reform in Fragile Democracies: Argentina, Brazil, Peru, and, Venezuela." Journal of Politics 66(2): 643-45.

Andy Baker (2002). "Marketing Spectator Sports with Violence: The National Football League." GSC Quarterly 4(Spring).

Andy Baker (2001). "Review of Peter R. Kingstone and Timothy J. Power, eds., Democratic Brazil: Actors, Institutions and Processes." Luso-Brazilian Review 38(1): 130-31.