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2 Jan 1997 through 1 Jul 2015

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1 15,272 Social Mood, Stock Market Performance and U.S. Presidential Elections: A Socionomic Perspective on Voting Results
Robert R. Prechter, Deepak Goel, Wayne D. Parker and Matthew Lampert
Socionomics Institute, Socionomics Institute, Emory University School of Medicine and University of Cambridge
Date posted to database: 19 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 6 Nov 2012
2 2,838 Advocacy 2.0: An Analysis of How Advocacy Groups in the United States Perceive and Use Social Media as Tools for Facilitating Civic Engagement and Collective Action
Jonathan A. Obar, Paul Zube and Cliff Lampe
University of Toronto - Faculty of Information, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information
Date posted to database: 8 Nov 2011
Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
3 2,009 Voting Squared: Quadratic Voting in Democratic Politics
Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research New England
Date posted to database: 24 Oct 2013
Last Revised: 15 May 2014
4 1,847 The Great Gun Control War of the 20th Century — And its Lessons for Gun Laws Today
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Date posted to database: 30 May 2012
Last Revised: 4 Dec 2013
5 1,625 Partisan Polarization and the Rise of the Tea Party Movement
Alan Abramowitz
Emory University
Date posted to database: 1 Aug 2011
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2011
6 1,577 More Tweets, More Votes: Social Media as a Quantitative Indicator of Political Behavior
Joseph DiGrazia, Karissa McKelvey, Johan Bollen and Fabio Rojas
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana University Bloomington - School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University Bloomington - School of Informatics and Computing and Indiana University
Date posted to database: 19 Mar 2013
Last Revised: 19 Mar 2013
7 1,217 The Geography of Racial Stereotyping: Evidence and Implications for VRA Preclearance After Shelby County
Christopher S. Elmendorf and Douglas M. Spencer
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of Connecticut, School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 May 2013
Last Revised: 31 Jan 2015
8 994 The Effect of Voter Identification Laws on Turnout
R. Michael Alvarez, Delia Bailey and Jonathan N. Katz
California Institute of Technology, Washington University in Saint Louis - Center for Empirical Research in the Law and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Date posted to database: 17 Jan 2008
Last Revised: 20 Feb 2008
9 977 The Personal Wealth Interests of Politicians and Government Intervention in the Economy
Ahmed Tahoun and Laurence van Lent
London Business School and Tilburg University
Date posted to database: 14 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 26 Aug 2013
10 968 Effects of the Internet on Participation: Study of a Public Policy Referendum in Brazil
Paolo Spada, Jonathan Mellon, Tiago Peixoto and Fredrik M. Sjoberg
University of British Columbia (UBC), University of Oxford - Nuffield College, World Bank - Governance Global Practice and Data-Pop Alliance
Date posted to database: 27 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 27 Feb 2015

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
2 May 2015 through 1 Jul 2015

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1 32 140 Characters to Victory?: Using Twitter to Predict the UK 2015 General Election
Pete Burnap, Rachel K. Gibson, Luke Sloan, Rosalynd Southern and Matthew L. Williams
University of Wales System - Cardiff University, University of Manchester, University of Wales System - Cardiff University, University of Manchester and University of Wales System - Cardiff School of Social Sciences
Date posted to database: 8 May 2015
Last Revised: 8 May 2015
2 32 The Structure of the Executive in Authoritarian and Democratic Regimes: Regime Dimensions Across the Globe, 1900-2014
Jan Teorell and Staffan I. Lindberg
Lund University - Department of Political Science and University of Gothenburg - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 4 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 4 Jun 2015
3 29 Political Advertising and Election Outcomes
Jörg L. Spenkuch and David Toniatti
Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS) and Analysis Group, Inc.
Date posted to database: 5 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 30 Jun 2015
4 22 Voter Habituation in Developing Democracies: Evidence from South Africa's First Democratic Election
Daniel de Kadt
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 27 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 12 May 2015





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