Gregory J. Martin

Associate Professor, Political Economy

Gregory J. Martin

Associate Professor of Political Economy

Fletcher Jones Faculty Scholar for 2023–2024
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Gregory J. Martin is an associate professor of political economics at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He previously held a faculty position in the department of political science at Emory University. His research focuses on political marketplaces, including the market for political news, the political media consulting industry, and the allocation of grant funding by legislatures. Martin earned his PhD in political economics at Stanford GSB and an SB in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Political Economics, Stanford GSB, 2013
  • SB, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Political Economy, 2018–present
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, Emory University, 2013–18

Professional Experience

  • Senior Analyst, Analysis Group Inc., 2006–08

Awards and Honors

  • Fletcher Jones Faculty Scholar, 2022–23


Journal Articles

Federica Izzo, Gregory J. Martin, Steven Callander
American Journal of Political Science
July 2023 Vol. 67 Issue 3 Pages 687–700
Nathan Canen, Gregory J. Martin
Review of Economics & Statistics
March 2023 Vol. 105 Issue 2 Pages 292–310
Eray Turkel, Anish Saha, Rhett Carson Owen, Gregory J. Martin, Shoshana Vasserman
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
July 27, 2021 Vol. 118 Issue 30
Marcel Garz, Gregory J. Martin
American Journal of Political Science
April 2021 Vol. 65 Issue 2 Pages 278–293
Erika Franklin Fowler, Michael M. Franz, Gregory J. Martin, Zachary Peskowitz, Travis N. Ridout
American Political Science Review
February 2021 Vol. 115 Issue 1 Pages 130–149
Gregory J. Martin, Joshua McCrain
American Political Science Review
May 2019 Vol. 113 Issue 2 Pages 372-384
Gregory J. Martin, Zachary Peskowitz
American Political Science Review
May 2018 Vol. 112 Issue 2 Pages 231-248
Gregory J. Martin
The Journal of Politics
April 2018 Vol. 80 Issue 2 Pages 479-493
Gregory J. Martin, Steven W. Webster
Political Science Research and Methods (Conditionally Accepted)
Gregory J. Martin, Zachary Peskowitz
Legislative Studies Quarterly
August 2015 Vol. 40 Issue 3 Pages 441-470
Gregory J. Martin
Political Analysis
2012 Vol. 20 Issue 4 Pages 501-519

Working Papers

Gregory J. Martin, Josh McCrain April 19, 2018
Gregory J. Martin October 24, 2012

In the Media

Insights by Stanford Business

December 08, 2022
Where do you get your news? These researchers would like to know about your journalism diet.
July 11, 2022
Here’s a list of shows to add to your summer listening.
September 08, 2021
As newsrooms continue to shrink, a new study finds mixed news about the survival of investigative reporting.
June 08, 2021
Governors beware: When newspapers play up unemployment milestones, it could cost you your seat.
July 30, 2019
Study finds conglomerates are reshaping local TV news from the top down.
February 27, 2019
New research shows political advertising’s hidden costs.

School News

December 05, 2023
Seminar addresses worries about deep fakes, election disruption.
August 25, 2022
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September 28, 2018
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