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Economic Coercion in an Interdependent Era: China Responds to the THAAD Crisis

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-15
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jul 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
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Elite Hacking: Public Opinion Formation and Elite Fragmentation

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-17
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jun 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science, Students and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science, Students
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Bayesian Changepoint Model for Text Data

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-16
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 31 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
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Shoot First or Fail Deadly: Transforming US Nuclear Posture Under Eisenhower

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-14
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Do Perceptions Match Provision? Investigating the Gap between Levels of Service Provision and Citizen Perceptions in Sub-Saharan Africa

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-11
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 May 2019 Last Revised: 12 May 2019
Working Paper Series
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
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Alignment Instability and Covert Action: The Case of Portugal

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-13
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Awakened: The Potential for Mobilization to Reshape Interest in Politics

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-12
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Recognition As Integration: Indigenous Rights and National Citizenship in the Philippines

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-10
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
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The Nature and Origins of Sectarian Animosity

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-9
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 07 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science and Princeton University
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Worldwide Climate Change Opinion: Limitations on Latent Trend Models

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-7
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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In-Group Interest Cues Do Not Change Issue Attitudes: Anonymized Version

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-8
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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If At First You Don't Succeed: Explaining the Puzzle of Unchanging Russian Counterinsurgency Doctrine

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-05
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science
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Facts before Feelings: Theorizing Emotional Responses to Violent Trauma

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-06
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Apr 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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A Theory of Contestation Space in International Regimes

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-04
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
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Economic Coercion in an Independent Era: China Responds to the THAAD Crisis

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-02
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Apr 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
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Building Trust and Cooperation in Weak States: Persuasion and Source Accountability in Liberia during the 2014-2015 Ebola Crisis

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-01, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2019-01
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science and Brown University
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International Law for Cyber Operations: Networks, Complexity, Transparency

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-24
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Explorations in Cyber International Relations

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How Valid are Voter Registration Statistics? A Demographic Approach for Assessing the Validity of EAVS Voter Registration Data

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-3
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 02 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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The Effects of Firms' Lobbying on Resource Misallocation

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-23
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
Princeton University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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How Right Wing is Right Wing Populism? Evidence from the Manifesto Corpus

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-22
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, University of Oxford - Balliol College and University of Oklahoma
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Linking Events and Locations in Political Text

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-21
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Bureaucrat Appointment Systems, Effectiveness, and Accountability: Evidence from Brazilian Schools

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-18
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science
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Red Tape, Corruption, and Distributive Politics

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-19
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
University of California, Merced and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science
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Is the EAVS a Reliable Guide to Voter List Maintenance?

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-20
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Nation or District? Evaluating the Territorial Scope of Bills Through Experimental Designs

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-17
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Modeling Voting Service Times with Machine Logs

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-16
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Can Conjoint Analysis Mitigate Social Desirability Bias?

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-15
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 25 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Can Protests Expand the Scope of Conflict? Evidence from City Records and Online Activity

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-14
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Patronage, Elections, and Constraints: Theory and Evidence of Political Bureaucratic Cycles in Brazil

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-13
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science
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Peshmerga Battlefield Participation

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-9
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 May 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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The American Dream and Support for the Social Safety Net: Evidence from Experiment and Survey Data

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-12
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 May 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science
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Our Town: Support for Housing Growth When Localism Meets Liberalism

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-11
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 May 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science
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Why is New Hampshire More Competitive than Pennsylvania? Historical Electoral Competitiveness and Swing State Selection

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-10
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Dartmouth College
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The Value of Congressional Committee Assignments in the Republican Era

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Inside Source: The Causes and Consequences of Intelligence Infiltration in Civil Wars

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-5
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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'Diplomatic Wallop': Nixon and the Return of Counterforce

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-3
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Freedom of Navigation in the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea: A Case Study of Japan's Maritime Jurisdictional Claims

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-4
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 10 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
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Establishing the Rule of Law in Weak and War-Torn States: Evidence from a Field Experiment with the Liberian National Police

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-8
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 03 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
Brown University, Emory University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science
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Attitudes Toward Internal and Foreign Migration: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in China

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-28
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and The University of Hong Kong
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Household Balance Sheets and Social Policy Preferences: New Survey Evidence

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-27
Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Copenhagen - Department of Political Science and Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Department of Economics, Students, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
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From on High: Imams, Religious Networks, and Pro-Regime Mobilization

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-26
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Luskin School of Public Affairs
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The Role of Self-Efficacy Beliefs in Development: Evidence from Tanzania

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-2
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Princeton University, Department of Politics
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Moved out, Moved On: Assessing the Effectiveness of Voter Registration List Maintenance

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Why the Poor Vote in Dominant-Party Systems: Community Carrots and Social Sticks

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-25
Posted: 29 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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The Role of Retributive Justice in Citizen Evaluations of Government: The Case of China

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-24
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
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
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Do Parties Hold Politicians Accountable (and for What)? Evidence from South African Local Government Elections

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-23
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
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, Students
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Assessing the Causes of District Homogeneity in U.S. House Elections

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-22
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Maine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science, Students and University of Maine
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Loyalty Can't Be Bought: Explaining Military Defection during Civilian Uprisings against Autocracies

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-20
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science
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Lawmaking in Authoritarian Regimes: Spain and Argentina in Comparative Perspective

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-19
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Censorship of Online Newspaper in Vietnam Mapping the Battle Front

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-18
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 30 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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