R. Michael Alvarez

California Institute of Technology

Associate Professor of Political Science

Department of Humanities and Social Science M/C 228-77

Pasadena, CA 91125

United States

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

The Effect of Voter Identification Laws on Turnout

California Institute of Technology Social Science Working Paper No. 1267R
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
R. Michael Alvarez, Delia Bailey and Jonathan N. Katz
California Institute of Technology, Washington University in St. Louis - Center for Empirical Research in the Law and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Citation 23

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voter identification, turnout, Bayesian shrinkage, hierarchical model

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Is There a Gender Gap in Fiscal Political Preferences?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Sep 2000
R. Michael Alvarez and Edward J. McCaffery
California Institute of Technology and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Gender and Tax

USC Law School, Olin Working Paper No. 99-11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Aug 1999
R. Michael Alvarez and Edward J. McCaffery
California Institute of Technology and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Citation 1

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The Effect of Voting Advice Applications (VAAs) on Political Preferences - Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2014
University of Lausanne, European University Institute - Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS), University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Tartu and California Institute of Technology
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Voting Technology, Vote-by-Mail, and Residual Votes in California, 1990-2010

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper , Voting Technology Project Working Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 May 2011
R. Michael Alvarez, Dustin Beckett and Charles Stewart III
California Institute of Technology, Federal Reserve Board and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Residual Votes and Abstentions in the 2016 Election

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Aug 2018
California Institute of Technology, University of Pennsylvania, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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residual vote rate, elections, 2016 election, lost votes, nevada

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Why are Latinos More Politically Trusting than Other Americans?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Sep 2007
Marisa Abrajano and R. Michael Alvarez
University of California, San Diego - Department of Political Science and California Institute of Technology
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political trust, voting, Latinos

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Low-Information Voting: Evidence from Instant-Runoff Elections

Forthcoming in American Politics Research
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Mar 2018
R. Michael Alvarez, Thad E. Hall and Ines Levin
California Institute of Technology, Independent and University of California, Irvine
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voting, low-information elections, instant-runoff voting, ranked voting, partisan cues, information shortcuts

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Abstention, Protest, and Residual Votes in the 2016 Election

Social Science Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Dec 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, California Institute of Technology, University of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Protest voting, abstention, presidential elections, residual votes

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A Taxonomy of Protest Voting

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 21, pp. 135-154, 2018
Posted: 17 Jun 2018
R. Michael Alvarez, D. Roderick Kiewiet and Lucas Núñez
California Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and California Institute of Technology

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Individual Heterogeneity in Emotional Priming

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2011
Peter Foley, R. Michael Alvarez and Ralph Adolphs
California Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Rationality and Rationalistic Choice in the California Recall

British Journal of Political Science, Vol. 39, pp. 267-290, 2009
Posted: 19 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2010
R. Michael Alvarez and D. Roderick Kiewiet
California Institute of Technology and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences

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strategic voting, recall election, pairwise comparisons