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1.

Comparative Politics and the Synthetic Control Method

American Journal of Political Science. 2014, Forthcoming, Formerly MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-25
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Stanford University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 3,959
2.

Can Development Programs Counter Insurgencies?: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-14
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
Downloads 2,443
3.

Generalized Synthetic Control Method: Causal Inference with Interactive Fixed Effects Models

Political Analysis, Forthcoming, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-1
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 2,254
4.

Does Monitoring Improve Labor Standards?: Lessons from Nike

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4612-06
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Brown University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 2,130
5.

Consumer Demand for the Fair Trade Label: Evidence from a Multi-Store Field Experiment

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming, Formerly: MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-9B
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Harvard University and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,077
6.

Waiting to Vote in 2012

Journal of Law and Politics, Forthcoming, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2013-6
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 1,482
7.

The Hidden American Immigration Consensus: A Conjoint Analysis of Attitudes Toward Immigrants

American Journal of Political Science. 59(3): 529-548. 2015
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and University of Pennsylvania

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Downloads 1,323
8.

Informal Institutions, Collective Action, and Public Investment in Rural China

Forthcoming, American Political Science Review, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2014-6
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 25 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)
Downloads 1,273
9.

The Political Consequences of Uninformed Voters

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-12
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science
Downloads 1,132
10.

Reassessing the Quality of Government in China

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5181-16, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-38
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 09 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Osgoode Hall Law School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Downloads 988
11.

Sources of Authoritarian Responsiveness: A Field Experiment in China

American Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming), MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2014-11
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Beijing Normal University (BNU) - Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 807
12.

Ingroup Bias in Official Behavior: A National Field Experiment in China

Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 9(2): 203-230., MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2013-8
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 777
13.

Preferences for International Redistribution: The Divide Over the Eurozone Bailouts

American Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming), MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-5
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis, Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Columbia University
Downloads 754
14.

Outspoken Insiders: Political Connections and Citizen Participation in Authoritarian China

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 741
15.

Understanding & Modeling State Stability: Exploiting System Dynamics

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4574-06, CISL Working Paper No. 2006-02
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Tellus Institute, Brandeis University, Princeton University - Department of Political Science, Brandeis University - International School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Brown University
Downloads 708
16.

Constituency Service Under Nondemocratic Rule: Evidence from China

Journal of Politics, Forthcoming, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2014-12, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2453574, APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 692
17.

Information Manipulation and Reform in Authoritarian Regimes

Forthcoming in Political Science Research and Methods, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2014-21
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 18 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Beijing Normal University (BNU) - Business School and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 619
18.

Measuring Voters’ Multidimensional Policy Preferences with Conjoint Analysis: Application to Japan’s 2014 Election

Political Analysis, Vol. 26, Issue 2, pp. 190-209, April 201, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-33
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Harvard University - Department of Government and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 593
19.

Laboratory for Information Globalization and Harmonization Technologies: A New Research Initiative

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4350-01
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Apr 2002
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Massachusetts Lowell
Downloads 589
20.

Do Elected Councils Improve Governance? Experimental Evidence on Local Institutions in Afghanistan

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2013-24
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance

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Downloads 586
21.

Race, Region, and Vote Choice in the 2008 Election: Implications for the Future of the Voting Rights Act

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 123, 2010, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 09-211, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-1
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Government, Columbia Law School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 576
22.

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,
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 May 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 570
23.

Integrating Cyberspace and International Relations: The Co-Evolution Dilemma

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-29
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and MIT CSAIL
Downloads 570
24.

Direct Democracy and Resource Allocation: Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-6
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance

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Downloads 547
25.

On the Validity of the Regression Discontinuity Design for Estimating Electoral Effects: New Evidence from over 40,000 Close Races

American Journal of Political Science 59(1):259-274, Formerly MIT Political Science Department Working Paper Series No 2013-26
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 May 2013 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Stanford University and Harvard University
Downloads 546
26.

Rethinking the Relationship between Religion and Politics: A Test of the Life Cycle Theory

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2013-36
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science
Downloads 546
27.

Explorations in Cyber International Relations: A Research Collaboration of MIT and Harvard University

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-1
Number of pages: 121 Posted: 05 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 523
28.

Global E-Readiness - for What? Readiness for E-Banking (Jitd)

MIT Sloan Working Paper 4487-04; CISL Working Paper No. 2004-04
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Massachusetts Lowell and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Center for Technology, Policy, and Industrial Development (CTPID)
Downloads 502
29.

Realism, Idealism, and American Public Opinion on Nuclear Disarmament

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-5
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 May 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law and The University of Hong Kong
Downloads 502
30.

Threading the Needle: The South China Sea Disputes and U.S.-China Relations

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-23
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science

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Downloads 474
31.

China's Assertiveness in the Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands Dispute

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 016-19
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 473
32.

Who Benefits from Distributive Politics? How the Outcome One Studies Affects the Answer One Gets

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-9
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and George Washington University
Downloads 468
33.

Reality Bites: The Limits of Framing Effects for Salient and Contested Policy Issues

Political Science Research and Methods (2014, Forthcoming), Formerly: MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-3
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis, Stanford University - Department of Political Science, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Bamberg
Downloads 459
34.

Using System Dynamics to Model and Better Understand State Stability

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4661-07
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, MIT Center for Digital Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Princeton University - Department of Political Science, Brandeis University - International School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 459
35.

Does Information Lead to More Active Citizenship? Evidence from an Education Intervention in Rural Kenya

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2013-2
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 416
36.

Electoral Rules and Political Selection: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2013-27
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 10 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Institute of Political Economy and Governance

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Downloads 416
37.

Does Compliance Pay? Social Standards and Firm-level Trade

Forthcoming, American Journal of Political Science., MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-1, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2017-37, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5192-17
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Brown University
Downloads 399
38.

Incremental Democracy: The Policy Effects of the Partisan Composition of State Government

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-24
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 29 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, George Washington University - Department of Political Science and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 393
39.

The Value of Committee Assignments in Congress Since 1994

Midwest Political Science Association, 2012, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper 2012-7
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 17 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 390
40.

Virtue Out of Necessity?: Compliance, Commitment and the Improvement of Labor Conditions in Global Supply Chains

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4719-08
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
Brown University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 390
41.

Using Process Tracing to Evaluate Formal Models

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2014-3
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
University of San Francisco, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and University of Rochester
Downloads 388
42.

Identifying Voter Preferences for Politicians' Personal Attributes: A Conjoint Experiment in Japan

Political Science Research and Methods, forthcoming; MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-32
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Harvard University - Department of Government and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 383
43.

Reinventing Mass Production: China's Specialization in Innovative Manufacturing

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper Working Paper 2012-25
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 382
44.

What is Cybersecurity? Explorations in Automated Knowledge Generation

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-30
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 378
45.

Nuclear Proliferation and the Use of Nuclear Options: Experimental Tests

Political Research Quarterly, Forthcoming, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-20
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2015
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Hong Kong

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Downloads 376
46.

Political Devolution and Resistance to Foreign Rule: A Natural Experiment

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2014-1
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Dartmouth College and Brown University
Downloads 367
47.

Unions on the Rebound: Social Embeddedness and the Transformation of Building Trades Locals

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4175-01
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
Downloads 355
48.

Perspectives on Cybersecurity: A Collaborative Study

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-2
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 28 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Sandia National Laboratories
Downloads 354
49.

Economic Stress and International Cooperation: Evidence from International Rivalries

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-8
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 349
50.

Political Fundraising Networks

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-28
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley, Students
Downloads 339