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1.

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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12.

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
Downloads 83
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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 University of Oxford - Department of Politics and International Relations
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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) - Department of Political Science 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), 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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The Virtues of Nonviolent Struggle

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-15
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Political Science
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In the Shadow of the past Political Learning and Boom-Time Restraint in Evo Morales's Bolivia (2006-2013)

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-14
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Measuring Public Opinion with Surveys

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 20, pp. 309-329, 2017
Posted: 15 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Beyond the Breaking Point? Survey Satisficing in Conjoint Experiments

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-33, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-16
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford University, Department of Political Science, Students, Stanford University - Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Politicizing Religion: The Impact of Religious Institutions on Voting in Israel

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-13
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science
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Did the American Dream Kill the Social Safety Net? Evidence from Experiment and Survey Data

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-11
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science
Downloads 88
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What Do Leaders Ask of Intelligence? Theorizing Policymaker Demand for Intelligence During Crises

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-10
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Learning from Recounts

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-12
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Government, University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Wisconsin - Madison and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Protecting Business from Politics: Explaining Variation in Nationalist Protests in China

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-9
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
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The Wartime Origins of Civil-Military Relations in Insurgent-Ruled States

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-8
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
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Laws, Stories and Beyond: A Comparison of Nine Influential Titles Using a Reconstructed Analytical Space

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-7
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science, Students
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Bringing the Polls to the People: How Electoral Access Encourages Turnout But Exacerbates Political Inequality

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-4
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
University of California, Merced
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The Number of Choice Tasks and Survey Satisficing in Conjoint Experiments

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-6, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-15
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Stanford University, Department of Political Science, Students, Stanford University - Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Electoral Vulnerabilities in the United States: Past, Present, and Future

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-5
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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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,
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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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
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To Karbala: Surveying Religious Shi'a from Iran and Iraq

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-39
Number of pages: 180 Posted: 15 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science and Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Research, New York City
Downloads 226
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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 996