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Incl. Electronic Paper Bringing the Polls to the People: How Electoral Access Encourages Turnout But Exacerbates Political Inequality
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-4
Daniel de Kadt
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science
Date Posted: February 23, 2017
Last Revised: February 25, 2017
Working Paper Series
28 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Nuclear Weapons in Wargames: Testing Traditions and Taboos
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-3
Reid Pauly
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: February 16, 2017
Working Paper Series
8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Rise and Decline of Select Committees in Congress
Prepared for presentation at the annual meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 12–14, 2017, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-2,
Nicolas K. Dumas and Charles Stewart III
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: January 24, 2017
Last Revised: January 25, 2017
Working Paper Series
36 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Does Compliance Pay? Firm-Level Trade and Social Institutions
Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper Forthcoming, Paper No. 2017-37, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-1
Greg Distelhorst and Richard M. Locke
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Brown University
Date Posted: December 15, 2016
Last Revised: January 12, 2017
Working Paper Series
51 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper To Karbala: Surveying Religious Shi'a from Iran and Iraq
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-39
Fotini Christia, Elizabeth Dekeyser and Dean Knox
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: December 15, 2016
Working Paper Series
52 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Reassessing the Quality of Government in China
MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5181-16, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-38
Margaret Boittin, Greg Distelhorst and Francis Fukuyama
Osgoode Hall Law School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Date Posted: November 26, 2016
Last Revised: January 24, 2017
Working Paper Series
605 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Theory of Lateral Pressure Highlights of Quantification & Empirical Analysis
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-35
Nazli Choucri and Gaurav Agarwal
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Explorations in Cyber International Relations
Date Posted: November 17, 2016
Working Paper Series
46 downloads

When Do Citizens Want Representation in Exchange for Taxation? An Experimental Study of Property Tax in Urban China
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-36
Xiaobo Lü and Lily Tsai
University of Texas at Austin and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: November 17, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper The Ideological Nationalization of Mass Partisanship: Policy Preferences and Partisan Identification in State Publics, 1946–2014
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-34
Devin Caughey, James Dunham and Chris Warshaw
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: October 18, 2016
Working Paper Series
82 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Productive Parochialism: Regionalist Parties and Social Spending in Spain
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-29
Elissa Berwick
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: September 23, 2016
Working Paper Series
53 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Off-Cycle and Out of Office: Election Timing, Incumbency, and Electoral Accountability
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-31
Justin de Benedictis-Kessner
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
Date Posted: September 22, 2016
Working Paper Series
43 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Institutional Crowding Out? FDI and Centralized Wage Bargaining in Ireland
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-28
James Conran
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: September 21, 2016
Working Paper Series
40 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Petrobras: Innovation with Party Rent-­Seeking
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-27
Renato Lima de Oliveira
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: September 10, 2016
Last Revised: September 27, 2016
Working Paper Series
70 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Opportunistic Accountability: The Roots of a Non-Fiscal Social Contract in Nigeria
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-25
Shelby Grossman, Jonathan Phillips and Leah Rosenzweig
Harvard University, Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: September 08, 2016
Last Revised: September 22, 2016
Working Paper Series
74 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Wartime Origins of Civil-­Military Relations in Insurgent-­Ruled Africa: Evidence from Zimbabwe and Côte D’Ivoire
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-24
Philip Martin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
Date Posted: September 08, 2016
Working Paper Series
58 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Identifying Voter Preferences for Politicians' Personal Attributes: A Conjoint Experiment in Japan
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-32
Yusaku Horiuchi, Daniel M. Smith and Teppei Yamamoto
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Harvard University - Department of Government and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: August 25, 2016
Last Revised: February 01, 2017
Working Paper Series
157 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Threading the Needle: The South China Sea Disputes and U.S.-China Relations
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-23
M. Taylor Fravel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: August 19, 2016
Working Paper Series
167 downloads

Borrowed Dreams: How Household Debt Drives the Knowledge Economy - Evidence from Denmark
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-22
Andreas Wiedemann
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: July 15, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper Democratization by Elections Revisited
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-16
Minh Trinh
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: July 09, 2016
Working Paper Series
103 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Maritime Hegemony and the Fiction of the Free Sea: Explaining States’ Claims to Maritime Jurisdiction
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-21
Rachel Esplin Odell
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
Date Posted: July 02, 2016
Last Revised: July 09, 2016
Working Paper Series
178 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Subnational Variation in Electoral Accountability: Local Public Good Investments and Incumbent Support
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-18
Tugba Bozcaga
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: June 30, 2016
Working Paper Series
43 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Careerists Versus Coal-Miners: How British MPs' Social Backgrounds Affect Their Support for Welfare Reform
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-17
Tom O'Grady
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
Date Posted: June 29, 2016
Working Paper Series
40 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Deinstitutionalization (?) of the House of Representatives: Reflections on Nelson Polsby's 'Institutionalization of the House of Representatives' at Fifty
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-20
Jeffery A. Jenkins and Charles Stewart III
University of Virginia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: June 14, 2016
Last Revised: July 09, 2016
Working Paper Series
60 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper China's Assertiveness in the Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands Dispute
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 016-19
M. Taylor Fravel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: June 03, 2016
Last Revised: July 09, 2016
Working Paper Series
211 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Polarization and Partisan Divergence in the American Public, 1946-2012
Midwest Political Science Association Conference, 2016, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-13
Devin Caughey, James Dunham and Chris Warshaw
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: May 13, 2016
Working Paper Series
102 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Off-Cycle and Out of Office: Election Timing, Incumbency, and Electoral Accountability
Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Political Science Association, 2016, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-12
Justin de Benedictis-Kessner
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
Date Posted: May 13, 2016
Last Revised: June 22, 2016
Working Paper Series
53 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper When are Local Governments and Bureaucrats Held Accountable for the Quality of Public Services? Evidence from Brazil's Education Sector
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-10
Guillermo Toral
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
Date Posted: May 09, 2016
Working Paper Series
97 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Examining the Link between Popular Participation and Successful Political Resistance
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-11
Stephen B. Wittels
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Political Science
Date Posted: May 09, 2016
Last Revised: June 06, 2016
Accepted Paper Series
66 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper 'Esau Hates Jacob' Conflict and Religious Elite Rhetoric in Israel
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-9
Michael Freedman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: May 08, 2016
Working Paper Series
47 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper China's Changing Approach to Military Strategy: The Science of Military Strategy from 2001 and 2013
Joe McReynolds, ed., The Evolution of China’s Military Strategy (Washington, DC: Brookings Forthcoming), MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-15,
M. Taylor Fravel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: May 04, 2016
Last Revised: June 14, 2016
Accepted Paper Series
198 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Unsafe Havens: Re-Examining Humanitarian Aid and Peace Duration after Civil Wars
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-7
Philip Martin and Nina McMurry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: April 29, 2016
Working Paper Series
56 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Did the American Dream Kill the Social Safety Net? Evidence from a Survey Experiment
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-8
Weihuang Wong
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: April 29, 2016
Accepted Paper Series
47 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper What Happens When You Back A Winning Horse?: Evidence From Campaign Contributions
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-14
Nicolas K. Dumas and Kyle Shohfi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Independent
Date Posted: April 27, 2016
Last Revised: August 19, 2016
Working Paper Series
44 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Patterns of Rebellion in Multi-Ethnic States: How Pre-War Elite Ties Drive Insurgent Mobilization
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-6
Philip Martin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
Date Posted: April 25, 2016
Working Paper Series
69 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper A Population Model of Voter Registration and Deadwood
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-5
Stephen Pettigrew and Charles Stewart III
Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: April 05, 2016
Last Revised: April 26, 2016
Working Paper Series
47 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Evaluating the Purple Force: Jointness in War and Peace
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-4
Lena Andrews
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Date Posted: March 30, 2016
Working Paper Series
74 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Perspectives on Cybersecurity: A Collaborative Study
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-2
Nazli Choucri and Chrisma Jackson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Sandia National Laboratories
Date Posted: February 28, 2016
Last Revised: March 01, 2016
Working Paper Series
188 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Climate Voting in the US Congress: The Power of Public Concern
Environmental Politics, 2016, Volume 25, Issue 2, 268-288, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-3
Clara Vandeweerdt, Bart Kerremans and Avery Cohn
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, KU Leuven and Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Date Posted: February 11, 2016
Accepted Paper Series
84 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Explorations in Cyber International Relations: A Research Collaboration of MIT and Harvard University
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-1
Nazli Choucri
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: February 05, 2016
Working Paper Series
193 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Reinforcing the State: Transnational and State Labor Regulation in Indonesia
Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Forthcoming, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-28
Matthew Amengual and Laura Chirot
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: January 14, 2016
Last Revised: March 16, 2016
Accepted Paper Series
81 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Assuring Assured Retaliation: China's Nuclear Posture and U.S.-China Strategic Stability
Published in International Security, Vol. 40, No. 2 (Fall 2015), pp. 7–50, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-27,
Fiona S. Cunningham and M. Taylor Fravel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: December 09, 2015
Accepted Paper Series
140 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper A Model for Path Data
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-26
Dean Knox
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: October 04, 2015
Working Paper Series
109 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Do Citizens Reward Good Service? Voter Responses to Basic Service Provision in Southern Africa
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-25
Daniel de Kadt and Evan S. Lieberman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: October 03, 2015
Working Paper Series
157 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Incremental Democracy: The Policy Effects of the Partisan Composition of State Government
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-24
Devin Caughey, Chris Warshaw and Yiqing Xu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and University of California, San Diego
Date Posted: September 29, 2015
Last Revised: November 22, 2016
Working Paper Series
273 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Representing Their Former District: Do Members Do It and Do They Admit It?
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-23
Krista Loose
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
Date Posted: September 22, 2015
Last Revised: October 06, 2015
Working Paper Series
48 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper 'Patriots' with Different Characteristics: Deconstructing the Chinese Anti-­Japan Protests in 2012
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-18
Ketian Zhang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: September 09, 2015
Working Paper Series
102 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Local Content Requirements in the Oil and Gas Industry in Developing Countries: The Return of ISI?
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-20
Renato Lima de Oliveira
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: September 08, 2015
Working Paper Series
129 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Ideology in the European Mass Public: A Dynamic Perspective
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-17
Devin Caughey, Tom O'Grady and Chris Warshaw
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: September 02, 2015
Working Paper Series
144 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Explaining the Blue Shift in Election Canvassing
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-21
Edward B. Foley and Charles Stewart III
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: September 01, 2015
Last Revised: September 12, 2015
Working Paper Series
127 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Party Manifestos and Voters' Multidimensional Policy Preferences: A Conjoint Experiment in Japan
MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-33
Yusaku Horiuchi, Daniel M. Smith and Teppei Yamamoto
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Harvard University - Department of Government and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: July 09, 2015
Last Revised: December 11, 2016
Working Paper Series
383 downloads


 

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