(PDF) This poster examines the normative grounds for transparency and secrecy in the judiciary.
(PDF) I use a novel methodology and data set to assess how the Senate's asymmetric electoral cycle effects agenda-setting.
(PDF) Since 1970, the dispersion of housing prices in the US has not only increased, but increased disproportionately at the top end.
(PDF) Political scientists have long puzzled over questions of business power in capitalist democracies like the United States.
(PDF) The rising popularity and availability of big data has created a push to advance statistical methods that handle very detailed and large quantities of data.
(PDF) In this paper we use a survey experiment to analyze how government responses to protest---ranging from arrests to repression---affect public support for a protesting organization.
(PDF) What explains variation in the willingness of militant non-state actors to accept last than their stated preferred institutional outcome---which ranges in scope from regime overthrow to territorial change---during bargaining with the government?
(PDF) Immigration attitudes are of great interest to political scientists. Recent literature sheds light on the role of material self-interest and sociotropic considerations in the formation of opinions about immigration policy.
(PDF) Liberal democratic governments use a variety of institutional safeguards to preempt the abuse of political power. Yet state-sponsored injustice does take place in liberal democracies, which suggests that these safeguards are not always failsafe.
(PDF) Beyond seeking to make society 'legible', states also try to read and manage their own decentralized assets. Read more
(PDF) Social policy in Latin America has long been marked by a division between policy "insiders" and "outsiders", as defined by highly segmented labor markets. P
(PDF) Does greater certainty about an opponent's military characteristics cause peace? This paper argues that the relationship between certainty and war is conditional on certainty's sources.
(PDF) Social scientists frequently make use of datasets where one or more variables are generated through human coding decisions (e.g. democracy scores, political party manifestos).
(PDF) Political institutions may have diverse, even contrasting, effects on patterns of political behavior, as with the case of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF).
(PDF) Rebel groups in civil wars sometimes gain the support of individuals or groups that should, by all appearances, logically be opposed to them.
(PDF) Interactions with the criminal justice system have large and demonstrated effects on the political behavior of those targeted for arrest, criminal charges, and criminal sentencing. Read more