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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 24 Oct 2014

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1 15,039 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 2,318 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 1,665 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
4 1,476 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
5 1,470 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, Indiana University Bloomington - School of Informatics and Indiana University
Date posted to database: 19 Mar 2013
Last Revised: 19 Mar 2013
6 1,076 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: 7 Sep 2013
7 926 The Personal Wealth Interests of Politicians and Government Intervention in the Economy
Ahmed Tahoun and Laurence van Lent
London Business School and Tilburg University - CentER for Economic Research and Dept. of Accounting
Date posted to database: 14 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 26 Aug 2013
8 906 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
9 810 Setting the Rules of the Game: The Choice of Electoral Systems in Advanced Democracies
Carles Boix
Princeton University - Department of Politics and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Date posted to database: 20 Mar 2000
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2007
10 807 A Political Theory of Populism
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Higher School of Economics
Date posted to database: 5 Nov 2010
Last Revised: 5 Nov 2010

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
25 Aug 2014 through 24 Oct 2014

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1 66 State Judges and the Right to Vote
Joshua A. Douglas
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 13 Sep 2014
2 65 Understanding Electoral Politics in Solomon Islands
Terence Wood
Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
Date posted to database: 5 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
3 45 East or West? Regional Political Divisions in Ukraine since the 'Orange Revolution' and the 'Euromaidan'
Ivan Katchanovski
University of Ottawa
Date posted to database: 18 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 22 Sep 2014
4 38 How Voter Mobilization Spread in Households and Families – The Use of Short Text Messages on Cell Phones to Boost Turnout
Yosef Bhatti, Jens Olav Dahlgaard, Jonas Hedegaard Hansen and Kasper Hansen
University of Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen - Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen - Department of Political Science and University of Copenhagen
Date posted to database: 28 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 28 Aug 2014
5 26 The Puzzle of Polarization: Why a “Moderate” American Public Elects Extreme Officeholders
David A. Hopkins
Boston College
Date posted to database: 31 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 31 Aug 2014
6 22 Early Voting in Australian Federal Elections: Causes and Consequences
Angelo J Rojas and Damon A Muller
Australian Electoral Commission and Australian Electoral Commission
Date posted to database: 22 May 2014
Last Revised: 4 Sep 2014
7 22 (How) Does Electoral Integrity Affect Turnout?
Ferran Martinez i Coma
University of Sydney
Date posted to database: 23 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 23 Sep 2014
8 19 Making Young Voters: The Impact of Preregistration on Youth Turnout
John Holbein and D. Sunshine Hillygus
Duke University and Duke University
Date posted to database: 21 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
9 19 Agents of the Regime? Traditional Leaders and Electoral Clientelism in South Africa
Daniel de Kadt and Horacio Larreguy Arbesu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Political Science and Harvard University
Date posted to database: 26 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 26 Sep 2014
10 19 Vox Populi, Vox Dei? Estimating Ideal Points with Voter Perceptions
Adam Ramey
New York University Abu Dhabi
Date posted to database: 24 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 24 Aug 2014

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