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1.

Advocacy 2.0: An Analysis of How Advocacy Groups in the United States Perceive and Use Social Media as Tools for Facilitating Civic Engagement and Collective Action

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
York University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information
Downloads 4,546
2.

A General Approach for Predicting the Behavior of the Supreme Court of the United States

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law, LexPredict, LLC and South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 3,651
3.

A Tutorial for Using Twitter Data in the Social Sciences: Data Collection, Preparation, and Analysis

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 06 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Dept. of Communication, U of Mainz, Germany and University of Konstanz - Deptment of Politics and Public Administration
Downloads 3,080
4.

Reproduction of Hierarchy? A Social Network Analysis of the American Law Professoriate

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 61, No. 1, August 2011 , CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 26 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law, Brigham Young University - Department of Political Science, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Center for Study of Complex Systems, LexPredict, LLC, University of Michigan - Department of Political Science and University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Downloads 2,918
5.

Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The United States Code

22 Artificial Intelligence and Law 337 (2014)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law and LexPredict, LLC
Downloads 2,168
6.

Hustle and Flow: A Social Network Analysis of the American Federal Judiciary

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 71, No. 3, 2010, U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 08-004, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law and University of Michigan - Department of Political Science
Downloads 1,574
7.

Fashionable Functions: A Google Ngram View of Trends in Functional Differentiation (1800-2000)

International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction, Vol. 10 No. 2, pp. 34-58, 2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
La Rochelle Business School
Downloads 1,244
8.

Constitutions

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF EMPIRICAL LEGAL RESEARCH, Peter Cane & Herbert Kritzer, eds., 2010, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 10-02-05
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,139
9.

Canadian Advocacy 2.0: An Analysis of Social Media Adoption and Perceived Affordances by Advocacy Groups Looking to Advance Activism in Canada

Canadian Journal of Communication, 39(2), 211-233 (2014).
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
York University
Downloads 1,075
10.

Firm-Level Political Risk: Measurement and Effects

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 28 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Tilburg University - Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH - Accounting Department and London Business School

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Downloads 1,002
11.

An Empirical Survey of the Population of United States Tax Court Written Decisions

Virginia Tax Review, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
LexPredict, LLC, Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Downloads 902
12.

The Science of Political Science Graduate Admissions

Political Science and Politics, Vol. XXVI, No. 4, pp. 772-778, December 1993
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University, University of Mississippi, Dept. of Political Science and New York University - Department of Politics
Downloads 826
13.

Law as a Seamless Web? Comparison of Various Network Representations of the United States Supreme Court Corpus (1791-2005)

Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL 2009)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
LexPredict, LLC, Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Center for Study of Complex Systems
Downloads 800
14.

Legal N-Grams? A Simple Approach to Track the ‘Evolution’ of Legal Language

Proceedings of JURIX 2011: The 24th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, Vienna, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law, LexPredict, LLC, Emory University School of Law, Michigan State University College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 779
15.

Google Flu Trends Still Appears Sick: An Evaluation of the 2013-2014 Flu Season

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Northeastern University - Department of Political Science, University of Houston - Department of Political Science, Harvard University and Northeastern University
Downloads 738
16.

Organizational Process Models of Budgeting

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Oregon State University - College of Business and Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 712
17.

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 705
18.

KRLS: A Stata Package for Kernel-Based Regularized Least Squares

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College, Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 675
19.

Computational Social Science

WILEY Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 259-271, May/June 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - The Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study - Center for Social Complexity
Downloads 633
20.

Spread of Hoax in Social Media

BFI Working Paper No. WP-4-2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 May 2011
Working Paper Series
Bandung Fe Institute
Downloads 607
21.

Methods for Collecting Large-Scale Non-Expert Text Coding

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 May 2013
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Politics
Downloads 498
22.

Will I Stay or Will I Go? Conscientiousness and Lame Duck Absenteeism in the United States Congress

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 19 May 2015
Working Paper Series
New York University Abu Dhabi, Vanderbilt University and University of Notre Dame - Department of Political Science
Downloads 461
23.

Trading Communities, the Networked Structure of International Relations and the Kantian Peace

Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2013
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Political Science and CWTS, Leiden University
Downloads 382
24.

Fake News in Social Networks

University of St.Gallen, School of Finance Research Paper No. 2018/4
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics, University of Oxford and Deutsche Bundesbank
Downloads 372
25.

Inferring Roll Call Scores from Campaign Contributions Using Supervised Machine Learning

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Stanford University
Downloads 363
26.

Inferring Strategic Voting

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 May 2009 Last Revised: 05 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University and University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Economics
Downloads 362
27.

Fostering Social Movements with Social Media

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
Babson College
Downloads 353
28.

Distance Measures for Dynamic Citation Networks

Physica A, Vol. 389, pp. 4201-4208, 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
LexPredict, LLC, Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Center for Study of Complex Systems and UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences
Downloads 352
29.

Mapping the Universe of International Investment Agreements

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 19, No. 3, 2016, pp. 561-588.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and European University at St. Petersburg (EUSP)
Downloads 329
30.

oaxaca: Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition in R

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI)
Downloads 280
31.

Structured, Focused Uncertainty: Information Analysis for Multi-Method Comparative Case Studies

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
Seattle Pacific University and Old Dominion University-Graduate Program in International Studies
Downloads 268
32.

The World of Edgerank: Rhetorical Justifications of Facebook's News Feed Algorithm

Computational Culture (5), Special Issue on Rhetoric and Computation
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Aalborg University Copenhagen and University of Copenhagen - Department of Sociology
Downloads 261
33.

The Growing Complexity of the International Court of Justice's Self-Citation Network: Institutional Achievement or Access-to-Justice Concern?

European Journal of International Law (Forthcoming), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 59/2016
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law, Students
Downloads 257
34.

Properties of the United States Code Citation Network

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
LexPredict, LLC and Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law
Downloads 256
35.

On the Stability of Community Detection Algorithms on Longitudinal Citation Data

Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2010, Proceedings of the 6th Conference on Applications of Social Network Analysis (ASNA 2009)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 26 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
LexPredict, LLC, Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Center for Study of Complex Systems
Downloads 248
36.

Contagion Dynamics of Extremist Propaganda in Social Networks

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Information Sciences Institute
Downloads 239
37.

E-Administration as a Way of Increasing the Managerial Capacity in Public Sector

Annual NISPAcee Conference
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
National School of Political Studies and Public Administration (NSPSPA) and National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (NSPSPA)
Downloads 209
38.

Measuring Elite Personality Using Speech

Forthcoming, Political Science Research and Methods
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 14 May 2015 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
New York University Abu Dhabi, Vanderbilt University and University of Notre Dame - Department of Political Science
Downloads 202
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How Many Global Deaths from Arms? Reasons to Question the 740,000 Factoid Being Used to Promote the Arms Trade Treaty

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Vol. 5, p. 672, 2010, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Independence Institute, Independence Institute and Independence Institute
Downloads 201
40.

A Positive Model of Expenditure Growth

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 198
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Text as Policy: Measuring Policy Similarity Through Bill Text Reuse

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Social Media and Political Participation (SMaPP) Lab, Pennsylvania State University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and University of California, Berkeley, Students
Downloads 194
42.

Scaling Roll Call Votes with W-NOMINATE in R

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 21 May 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - School of Public and International Affairs, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science and University of Essex - Department of Government
Downloads 182
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Exploring the Dynamics of Latent Variable Models

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Miami University of Ohio - Department of Political Science, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 177
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Text-as-Data Analysis of Preferential Trade Agreements: Mapping the PTA Landscape

Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2017-32, UNCTAD Research Paper No. 5, UNCTAD/SER.RP/2017/5
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Students and European University at St. Petersburg (EUSP)
Downloads 177
45.

Networks, Collective Action, and State Formation

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Politics
Downloads 174
46.

De-Biased Random Forest Variable Selection

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 168
47.

Towards Open Data for Public Accountability: Examining the US and the UK Models

iConference 2015, Newport, California
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Political Science & Public Administration and University of Washington - The Information School
Downloads 165
48.

The Importance of Generative Models for Assessing Network Structure

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 163
49.

Mechachal: Online Debates and Elections in Ethiopia. Report One: A Preliminary Assessment of Online Debates in Ethiopia

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford, University of Oxford, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa University, University of Belgrade, Students, University of Leicester, Independent, University of Oxford, University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and University of Oslo, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Media and Communication, Students
Downloads 161
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What Motivates the Justices: Utilizing Automated Text Classification to Determine Supreme Court Justices' Preferences

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School and University of Southern California, Department of Political Science
Downloads 159