Elisabeth Gerber

Research Faculty


Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies
Professor, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Professor, Department of Political Science (by courtesy)


Ph.D. 1991 University of Michigan (Political Science)


Elisabeth Gerber’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Elisabeth Gerber’s Personal Website

Institute for Social Research (ISR), University of Michigan
Room 4265, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104–2321, United States

Phone: 734–615–3705
Fax: 734–764–3341
Email: ergerber@umich.edu

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Professor Gerber's current research focuses on intergovernmental cooperation in U.S. metro areas; local government capacity; political participation; elections; economic development; and urban politics and policy.

Selected publications. Please also see Elisabeth Gerber’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)...

Gerber, E.R., and D.L. Hopkins, When Mayors Matter: Estimating the Impact of Mayoral Partisanship on City Policy, forthcoming, American Journal of Political Science.

Gerber, E.R. and C.C. Gibson, Balancing Regionalism and Localism: How Institutions and Incentives Shape American Transportation Policy. American Journal of Political Science, 2009. 53(3): p. 633-648.

Gerber, E.R., and J.B. Lewis, Beyond the Median: Voter Preferences, District Heterogeneity, and Representation, Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 112(6): pp. 1364-1383.

Gerber, E.R., R.B. Morton, and T.A. Rietz, Minority representation in multimember districts. The American Political Science Review, 1998. 92(1): p. 127.

Gerber, E.R., Legislative response to the threat of popular initiatives. American Journal of Political Science, 1996. 40(1): p. 99.