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1.

Exploring the Challenges and Coping Strategies in Households Relying on SNAP and Food Pantries

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3315591
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
American University - Kogod School of Business, American University - School of Public Affairs, Independent and American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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Politics, Bureaucracy, and Successful Governance: The Problem of Political Failure

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3268959
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
American University, Utrecht University, United States Naval Academy - Department of Political Science, Texas A&M University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Foreign Fighter Returnees: An Indefinite Threat?

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3255645
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and George Washington University
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4.

Collaboration, Venus, and Mars: The Gender Factor in Intersectoral Relations

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3255622
Posted: 26 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy, American University - School of Public Affairs and American University
5.

Corrective Policy Reactions: Positive and Negative Budgetary Punctuations

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3255604
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and University of Oklahoma - Department of Political Science
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Ordering Chaos: The Performance Consequences of Budgetary Changes

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3255595
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
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7.

The Use of Visible Security Measures in Public Schools: A Review to Summarize Current Literature and Guide Future Research

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3240204
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
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8.

Predicting Budgetary Change: The Effect of Performance Gaps

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Forthcoming, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3223969
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
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9.

A Snapshot of FOIA Administration: Examining Recent Trends to Inform Future Research

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3199540
Posted: 19 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy and Syracuse University
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The Role of Anger in the Biased Assimilation of Political Information

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3152109
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
American University and Yeditepe University
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11.

What is the Effect of Being Bullied?: Comparing Direct Harms of Bullying Experienced by LGB and Non-LGB Students

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3151151
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
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12.

Management and Performance in U.S. Nursing Homes

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3144761
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy, Brazos County Health Department and Independent
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13.

Parents with an Unemployed Adult Child: Labor Supply, Consumption, and Savings Effects

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2017-368, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3116155
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
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Economic Instability, Food Insecurity, and Child Health in the Wake of the Great Recession

Social Service Review, Volume 91, Number 4, December 2017, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3086934
Posted: 13 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania and American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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Center-Based Early Care and Education and Children's School Readiness: Do Impacts Vary by Neighborhood Poverty?

Developmental Psychology, November 2017, DOI: 10.1037/dev0000470, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3085545
Posted: 10 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy and Ohio State University (OSU) - John Glenn School of Public Affairs
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Location Matters: Historical Racial Segregation and Intergenerational Mobility

Economics Letters, Vol. 158, September 2017, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3085352
Posted: 10 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Dallas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, American University and Ohio State University
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Al Qaeda and the Islamic State's Break: Strategic Strife or Lackluster Leadership?

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3085275
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Neighborhood Poverty and Children's Academic Skills and Behavior in Early Elementary School

Journal of Marriage and Family, doi:10.1111/jomf.12430, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3083812
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy and Ohio State University (OSU) - John Glenn School of Public Affairs
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Public Management on the Ground: Clustering Managers Based on Their Behavior

International Public Management Journal (2017), American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3083794
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
The Danish National Centre for Social Research, American University - School of Public Affairs, University of Aarhus - Department of Political Science and American University
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A Culture That Is Hard to Defend: Extralegal Factors in Federal Death Penalty Cases

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 107, No. 4, 2017, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3059979, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2018-04
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and George Washington University
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21.

2015 American Working Conditions Survey: Focus on Older versus Younger Workers

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3025584
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Re-Examining Group-Centrism in American Public Opinion: The Case of Anti-Latino Sentiment and Immigration Policy Attitudes

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3022187
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science and American University
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Divergent Fortunes: Income Diversification, Rising Older Entrepreneurship and Falling Younger Entrepreneurship

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2957784
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Massachusetts Boston - Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs and RAND Corporation
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You've Been Framed – Moral vs. Pragmatic Arguments and Their Effects on Public Opinion

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2916466
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
American University, School of Public Affairs, Department of Government, University of California, Berkeley - Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science and American University
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Us vs. Them – Voter Turnout, Partisanship, and Emotional Responses to Presidential Candidates, 1980-2012

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2916459
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
American University, School of Public Affairs, Department of Government, American University and University of Arizona - Department of Political Science
Downloads 92
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The Hollowing out of Youngstown Sheet: How Congress and the Courts Can Restore Limits on Presidential Power

Prepared for presentation at the 2017 SPSA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 12, 2017, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2017-01
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
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LATE for the Meeting: Gender, Peer Advising, and College Success

Upjohn Institute working paper No. 16-262, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-08
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
American University and American University - School of Public Affairs

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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The Influence of Coursework and School-Based Community Service on Developing Public Service Motivation

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-06
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
State University of New York (SUNY) - Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Downloads 55
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Breaking the Cycle of Unrestrained Presidential National Security Power

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
Downloads 58
30.

Advocates of Dignity Can Do Better than Death

Savannah Law Review, Vol. 3:1, 2016, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-05
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
American University School of Public Affairs
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Drug Courts - Just the Beginning: How to Get Other Areas of Public Policy in Sync? Addressing Continuing Collateral Consequences for Drug Offenders

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs - Justice, Law & Society
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Murder Most Human: A Case for a Categorical Ban of Life-Without-Parole Sentences for All Juvenile Offenders with Guidelines for Release Decisions for Former Juvenile Life-Without-Parole Cases

Forthcoming, Journal of Criminal Justice and Law, Fall 2016, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper 2016-04
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
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33.

Peru's Selective Default: A Stain on its Creditworthiness

School of International Service Research Paper No. 2016-1
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
American University - School of International Service
Downloads 50
34.

The Path to Exoneration

Albany Law Review, 2016 Forthcoming, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-02, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 479
35.

Who Believes in Me? The Effect of Student-Teacher Demographic Match on Teacher Expectations

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2633993
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University and Johns Hopkins University

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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36.

Multiculturalism and Muslim Accommodation: What Reaction Among the Mainstream?

Paper presented at "Causes and Consequences of Immigration and Citizenship Policies" conference, WZB, Berlin, June 27, 2014., American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2015-004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
American University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - College of Literature, Science & the Arts, University of California, Berkeley and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Political Science
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Re-Conceptualizing Gaps by Socioeconomic Status in Parental Time with Children

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. No. 2015-001
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and American University - School of Public Affairs
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Should Value-Added Models Control for Student Absences?

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2015-003
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs

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39.

Performance Standards and Employee Effort: Evidence from Teacher Absences

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 15-217, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2015-002
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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Linking Teacher Quality, Student Attendance, and Student Achievement

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0015
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
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Belief in a Just World and Attitudes Toward Affirmative Action

Wilkins, V. M. and Wenger, J. B. (2014), Belief in a Just World and Attitudes Toward Affirmative Action. Policy Studies Journal, 42: 325-343. doi: 10.1111/psj.12063, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0014
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and RAND Corporation
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The Implications of Summer Learning Loss for Value-Added Estimates of Teacher Effectiveness

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-13
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Department of Public Policy and Administration
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Discord over DNA: Politically Contingent Responses to Scientific Research on Genes and Race

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0002
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Montreal - Department of Political Science, American University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Public Health
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If Torture is Wrong, What About 24?: Torture and the Hollywood Effect

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0001
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama and American University
Downloads 492
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The Battle of Ideas and Discourses Before Democratic Transition: Different Democratic Conceptions in Authoritarian China

International Political Science Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
American University and Duke University
Downloads 264
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Incidental Emotions, Provisional Priming, and Political Trust: Survey Experiments on the Robustness of Political Trust among Chinese College Freshmen

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0003, APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
School of Publica Administration and American University
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As Local News Goes, So Goes Citizen Engagement: Media, Knowledge, and Participation in U.S. House Elections

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0004, APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
George Washington University and American University
Downloads 155
48.

Second Generation Immigrants Attitudes and Behavior under Multiculturalist Policies

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0005, APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Sociology and American University
Downloads 118
49.

Conflict and Consensus on American Public Opinion on Illegal Immigration

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
American University, University of California, Berkeley - Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 340
50.

What is Terrorism?

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0007, APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
American University
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