Thomas B. Pepinsky

Cornell University - Department of Government

Professor

Ithaca, NY 14853

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Trumpism and American Democracy: History, Comparison, and the Predicament of Liberal Democracy in the United States

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Johns Hopkins University, Cornell University, Cornell University - Department of Government, Cornell University - Department of Government and Swarthmore College
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democracy, liberalism, authoritarianism, Donald Trump

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Partisanship, Health Behavior, and Policy Attitudes in the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Mar 2020
Syracuse University, University of California, Irvine - Department of Political Science and Cornell University - Department of Government
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coronavirus, COVID19, partisanship

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Lagged Explanatory Variables and the Estimation of Causal Effects

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Feb 2015
Marc F. Bellemare, Takaaki Masaki and Thomas B. Pepinsky
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Applied Economics, Cornell University and Cornell University - Department of Government
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Causal Identification, Treatment Effects, Lagged Variables

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Bureaucracy and Service Delivery

Forthcoming 2017, Annual Review of Political Science
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2017
Thomas B. Pepinsky, Jan Pierskalla and Audrey Sacks
Cornell University - Department of Government, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science and World Bank
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embeddedness, civil servants, street-level bureaucrats, developmental state, principal-agent relations

Bureaucracy and Service Delivery

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 20, pp. 249-268, 2017
Posted: 15 May 2017
Thomas B. Pepinsky, Jan Pierskalla and Audrey Sacks
Cornell University - Department of Government, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science and World Bank

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Does Proximity to Nazi Concentration Camps Make Germans Intolerant? Modeling Spatial Heterogeneity and Historical Persistence

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2020
Thomas B. Pepinsky, Sara Wallace Goodman and Conrad Ziller
Cornell University - Department of Government, University of California, Irvine - Department of Political Science and University of Duisburg-Essen
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intolerance, immigration, persistence, Holocaust, Nazi, AfD, Weimar Republic, Germany, spatial econometrics, fixed effects

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Historical Persistence

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Alexandra E. Cirone and Thomas B. Pepinsky
Columbia University and Cornell University - Department of Government
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history, causal inference, political science, persistence, long-run effects, path dependence

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Visual Heuristics for Marginal Effects Plots

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
Thomas B. Pepinsky
Cornell University - Department of Government
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interaction terms, marginal effects

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Decentralization, Indonesia-Style

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2009
Thomas B. Pepinsky and Maria Monica Wihardja
Cornell University - Department of Government and Centre of Strategic and International Studies
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decentralization, economic development, economic growth, Indonesia, synthetic case controls

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Migrants, Minorities, and Populism in Southeast Asia

Migrants, Minorities, and Populism in Southeast Asia. Pacific Affairs 93, no. 3 (September 2020), pp. 593-610. DOI: 10.5509/2020933593
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2020
Thomas B. Pepinsky
Cornell University - Department of Government
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populism, migration, ethnicity, identity, Asia

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Partisan Endorsement Experiments Do Not Affect Mass Opinion on COVID-19

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Apr 2020
Syracuse University, University of California, Irvine - Department of Political Science and Cornell University - Department of Government
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COVID19, coronavirus, endorsement experiments, survey experiments, partisanship, polarization, Trump

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On Whorfian Socioeconomics

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2021
Thomas B. Pepinsky
Cornell University - Department of Government
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linguistic relativity, Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, linguistic anthropology, values, public opinion

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Dis-embedding Liberal Internationalism

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Oct 2017
Thomas B. Pepinsky
Cornell University - Department of Government
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Liberal Internationalism, International Order, Embeddedness, Trump, Brexit, Right-wing Populism

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The Return of the Single Country Study

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jun 2018
Thomas B. Pepinsky
Cornell University - Department of Government
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comparative politics, methodology, qualitative methods, case studies, design-based inference

The Return of the Single-Country Study

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 22, pp. 187-203, 2019
Posted: 28 May 2019
Thomas B. Pepinsky
Cornell University - Department of Government

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Testing Islam’s Political Advantage: Evidence from Indonesia

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2009
Thomas B. Pepinsky, R. W Liddle and Saiful Mujani
Cornell University - Department of Government, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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uncertainty, populism, parties, public opinion, religion and politics, experiments, Islam, Indonesia

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Regions of Exception

Forthcoming 2017, Perspectives on Politics, APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Thomas B. Pepinsky
Cornell University - Department of Government
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causal inference, comparative method, peripheries, subnational politics, Southeast Asia

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Demographic Structure and Voting Behavior During Democratization: Evidence from Malaysia's 2022 Election

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 May 2023
Sebastian Dettman and Thomas B. Pepinsky
Singapore Management University and Cornell University - Department of Government
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ethnicity, elections, urbanization, democratization, authoritarian legacies, Malaysia

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The Exclusionary Foundations of Embedded Liberalism

International Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2020
Sara Wallace Goodman and Thomas B. Pepinsky
University of California, Irvine - Department of Political Science and Cornell University - Department of Government
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embedded liberalism, globalization, migration, citizenship, membership, trade, labor, populism, liberalism

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Islam, Identity, and the Organizational Roots of Political Tolerance

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Aug 2018
Jeremy Menchik and Thomas B. Pepinsky
Boston University - Pardee School of Global Studies and Cornell University - Department of Government
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Islam, tolerance, religion, identity, Indonesia

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The Political Construction of Indigeneity: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Jun 2022
Risa Toha and Thomas B. Pepinsky
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Yale-NUS College and Cornell University - Department of Government
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indigenous politics, ethnic politics, identity, migration, prejudice, citizenship, Indonesia

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Causation and History in Legacy Studies: A Reply to Homola, Pereira, and Tavits

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Feb 2024
Thomas B. Pepinsky, Sara Wallace Goodman and Conrad Ziller
Cornell University - Department of Government, University of California, Irvine - Department of Political Science and University of Duisburg-Essen
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Urbanization, Ethnic Diversity, and Language Shift in Indonesia

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
Thomas B. Pepinsky, Maya Abtahian and Abigail Cohn
Cornell University - Department of Government, University of Rochester - Department of Linguistics and Department of Linguistics
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language shift, urbanization, sociolinguistics, ethnicity, diversity, Indonesia

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Learning From Biased Research Designs

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Aug 2018
Andrew Little and Thomas B. Pepinsky
University of California, Berkeley and Cornell University - Department of Government
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Research Design, Causality, Treatment Effects, Bayes, Learning, Identification, Bias

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Colonial Migration and the Origins of Governance: Theory and Evidence from Java

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2013
Thomas B. Pepinsky
Cornell University - Department of Government
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governance, colonialism, migration, Indonesia

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Islam, Ethnicity, and Global Engagement

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2011
Thomas B. Pepinsky
Cornell University - Department of Government
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Islam, Indonesia, public opinion, globalization, identity, ordered choices

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Gender Representation and Strategies for Panel Diversity: Lessons from the APSA Annual Conference

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Dec 2018
Sara Wallace Goodman and Thomas B. Pepinsky
University of California, Irvine - Department of Political Science and Cornell University - Department of Government
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gender, political science, diversity, representation

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Discovery of Social Beliefs About Ethnic Structure from Survey Data

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Aug 2017
Thomas B. Pepinsky
Cornell University - Department of Government
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structural topic modeling, computation text analysis, surveys, identity, ethnicity, Malaysia

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Predicting Self-Fulfilling Financial Crises

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Christopher Gandrud and Thomas B. Pepinsky
City University London - International Political Economy and Cornell University - Department of Government
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Openness Without Liberalization: Why Bankers in Developing Countries Support Financial Internationalization

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2010
Thomas B. Pepinsky
Cornell University - Department of Government
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international finance, Indonesia, Mexico, Senegal, capital account liberalization, interest groups

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Authoritarian Legacies in Post–New Order Indonesia: Evidence from a New Dataset

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
Sharon Poczter and Thomas B. Pepinsky
Cornell University and Cornell University - Department of Government
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democracy, political economy, New Order, authoritarianism, elite theory

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Historical Persistence

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 25, pp. 241-259, 2022
Posted: 25 May 2022
Alexandra Cirone and Thomas B. Pepinsky
Cornell University and Cornell University - Department of Government

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