- Neighborhood Defenders: Participatory Politics and America’s Housing Crisis (with Katherine Levine Einstein and David M. Glick). 2019. Cambridge University Press.
- Ban, Pamela, Maxwell Palmer, and Benjamin Schneer. 2019. “From the Halls of Congress to K Street: Government Experience and its Value for Lobbying.” Legislative Studies Quarterly 44(4): 713–752.
- Palmer, Maxwell and Benjamin Schneer. 2019. “Post-Political Careers: How Politicians Capitalize on Public Office.” Journal of Politics 81(2): 670–675.
- Einstein, Katherine, Maxwell Palmer, and David M. Glick. 2019. “Who Participates in Local Government? Evidence from Meeting Minutes.” Perspectives on Politics 17(1): 28–46.
- Einstein, Katherine Levine, David Glick, and Maxwell Palmer. 2019. “City Learning: Evidence of Policy Information Diffusion From a Survey of U.S. Mayors.” Political Research Quarterly 72(1): 243–258.
- Einstein, Katherine Levine, David Glick, Maxwell Palmer, and Robert Pressel. 2018. “Do Mayors Run for Higher Office? New Evidence on Progressive Ambition.” American Politics Research.
- Ansolabehere, Stephen, Maxwell Palmer, and Benjamin Schneer. 2018. “Divided Government and Significant Legislation, A History of Congress from 1789-2010.” Social Science History 42(1): 81-108.
- Edwards, Barry, Michael Crespin, Ryan D. Williamson, and Maxwell Palmer. 2017. “Institutional Control of Redistricting and the Geography of Representation.” Journal of Politics 79(2):722-726.
- Ansolabehere, Stephen and Maxwell Palmer. 2016. “A Two Hundred-Year Statistical History of the Gerrymander.” Ohio State Law Journal 77(4): 741–762. (Coverage: Washington Post)
- Palmer, Maxwell. 2016. “Does the Chief Justice Make Partisan Appointments to Special Courts and Panels?” Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 13(1): 153– 177.
- Palmer, Maxwell and Benjamin Schneer. 2016. “Capitol Gains: The Returns to Elected Office from Corporate Board Directorships.” Journal of Politics 78(1): 181-196. [Appendix; Replication Data]
- Gerring, John, Maxwell Palmer, Jan Teorell, and Dominic Zarecki. 2015. “Demography and Democracy: A Global, District-level Analysis of Electoral Contestation.” American Political Science Review 109(3): 574–591. [Appendix; Replication Data]
- “The Gender Pay Gap in Congressional Offices” (with Joshua McCrain).
- Who Represents the Renters? (with Katherine Levine Einstein and Joseph Ornstein).
- “Descended from Immigrants and Revolutionists: How Family Immigration History Shapes Representation in Congress” (with James Feigenbaum and Benjamin Schneer).
- “Racial Disparities in Local Elections” (with Katherine Levine Einstein).
- Racial Disparities in Housing Politics: Evidence from Administrative Data (with Katherine Levine Einstein and David M. Glick).
- “Reexamining the Gender Gap in Support of War” (with Katherine Krimmel and Douglas Kriner).
- “Corporate Political Activity as a Bundle of Goods” (with Daniel Moskowitz and Benjamin Schneer).
- “Why Legislatures Elect and Empower Leaders”.
- “Presidential Legacies and Partisan Balance on the Federal Courts”.