Ethan Porter

George Washington University

Assistant Professor

2121 I Street NW

Washington, DC 20052

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

The Elusive Backfire Effect: Mass Attitudes' Steadfast Factual Adherence

Forthcoming, Political Behavior
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2018
Thomas Wood and Ethan Porter
Ohio State University (OSU) and George Washington University
Downloads 4,290 (2,191)
Citation 16

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Factual Corrections, Public Opinion

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Taking Fact-checks Literally But Not Seriously? The Effects of Journalistic Fact-checking on Factual Beliefs and Candidate Favorability

Forthcoming at Political Behavior
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2019
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, George Washington University, University of Exeter and Ohio State University (OSU)
Downloads 1,763 (9,837)
Citation 18

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Fact checking, corrections, misperceptions, backfire effect, debunking, motivated reasoning

3.

Surfacing the Submerged State: Operational Transparency Increases Trust in and Engagement with Government

Harvard Business School Marketing Unit Working Paper No. 14-034, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 14-034
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2020
Ryan W. Buell, Ethan Porter and Michael I. Norton
Harvard Business School, George Washington University and Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit
Downloads 482 (62,753)
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Government services, behavioral operations, co-production, operational transparency, trust, engagement

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Sex Trafficking, Russian Infiltration, Birth Certificates, and Pedophilia: A Survey Experiment Correcting Fake News

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Ethan Porter, Thomas Wood and David Kirby
George Washington University, Ohio State University (OSU) and Cato Institute
Downloads 275 (119,304)
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misinformation, fake news, public opinion

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Bread and Butter or Bread and Roses? Experimental Evidence on Why Public Sector Employees Support Unions

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Aug 2018
Alexander Hertel-Fernandez and Ethan Porter
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and George Washington University
Downloads 148 (212,178)

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Presidential Debates in the Age of Partisan Media: A Field Experiment

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Mar 2017
Kimberly Gross, Ethan Porter and Thomas Wood
George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, George Washington University and Ohio State University (OSU)
Downloads 140 (221,902)
Citation 1

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presidential election, presidential debates, media effects, Trump, Clinton, public opinion, partisan media, Fox News, MSNBC

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Making a President: Performance, Public Opinion, and the (Temporary) Transmutation of Donald J. Trump

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 06 Feb 2018
William G. Howell, Ethan Porter and Thomas Wood
University of Chicago - Department of Political Science, George Washington University and Ohio State University (OSU)
Downloads 128 (238,036)
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Trump, public opinion

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Information, Knowledge and Attitudes: An Evaluation of the Taxpayer Receipt

Forthcoming, Journal of Politics
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2018
University College London, University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy, University of Missouri and George Washington University
Downloads 105 (274,816)
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Taxes, Political Knowledge, Public Opinion, Taxpayer Receipt

9.

The Consumer Logic of Anti-Government Antagonism

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2017
Ethan Porter
George Washington University
Downloads 57 (391,220)

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trust in government, government spending, behavioral economics, Hurricane Sandy, consumer psychology

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Aligning Taxes and Spending: Theory and Experimental Evidence

Behavioural Public Policy (2019) DOI/10.1017/bpp.2019.20., U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 728
Posted: 19 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2020
Daniel Jacob Hemel and Ethan Porter
University of Chicago - Law School and George Washington University
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taxes, earmarked taxes, alignment, dual entitlement