David Lazer

Northeastern University - Department of Political Science

Associate Professor of Political Science

Boston, MA 02115

United States

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Visiting Scholar

79 John F. Kennedy Street

Taubman Center

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

http://www.davidlazer.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Management-Based Regulation: Using Private Management to Achieve Public Goals

Law & Society Review, Vol. 37, p. 691, 2003, KSG Working Paper Series RWP01-047
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2012
Cary Coglianese and David Lazer
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Northeastern University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 472 (39,996)
Citation 23

Abstract:

Business and Government Policy, Environment and Natural Resources, Law and Legal Institutions, Regulation

2.

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

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Mar 2014
Northeastern University - Department of Political Science, University of Houston - Department of Political Science, Harvard University and Northeastern University
Downloads 429 (34,783)

Abstract:

Google Flu Trends, big data, transparency, replication, time series

3.

The Parable of the Hare and the Tortoise: Small Worlds, Diversity, and System Performance

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-058
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
David Lazer and Allan Friedman
Northeastern University - Department of Political Science and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 249 (91,848)

Abstract:

Advocacy and Persuasion, Information Technology, Public Management, Science¬ł Technology and Public Policy

4.

Networks and Political Attitudes: Structure, Influence, and Co-Evolution

HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-044
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
Northeastern University - Department of Political Science, Cornell University, Mills College, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 168 (124,815)

Abstract:

Advocacy and Persuasion, Electoral Politics

5.

Social Constraints, Agency, Inter-Organizational Tie Formation and Knowledge Diffusion

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Northeastern University - Department of Political Science, City College of New York and Syracuse University - Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Downloads 131 (157,460)

Abstract:

Social capital formation, interorganizational knowledge, diffusion

6.

Why so Similar?: Identifying Semantic Organizing Processes in Large Textual Corpora

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Nov 2013
Drew Margolin, Yu-Ru Lin and David Lazer
Cornell University - Department of Communication, University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences and Northeastern University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 123 (162,073)

Abstract:

semantic networks, framing, vocabulary, textual corpora, semantic organizing processes, isomorphism

7.

Who Wants to Deliberate - and Why?

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-027
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Sep 2009
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Political Science, University of Houston - Department of Political Science, Northeastern University - Department of Political Science and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Political Science
Downloads 120 (180,216)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Political Science, Electoral Politics

8.

Networks, Hierarchies, and Markets: Aggregating Collective Problem Solving in Social Systems

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09_17
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2012
Northeastern University - Department of Political Science, Syracuse University - Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, University of California, Riverside (UCR), University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Political Science and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 88 (222,807)

Abstract:

Institutional Entrepreneurship, Collaborative Learning, Information Technology, Congress, Diffusion, intra-, inter- and extra-organizational influence, online practices

9.

Estimating Treatment Effects in the Presence of Noncompliance and Nonresponse: The Generalized Endogenous Treatment Model

Experiments in Political Science 2008 Conference Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Sep 2008
University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Political Science, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science and Northeastern University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 88 (221,179)

Abstract:

Experimental Methods, Casual Effect Estimation, Principal Stratification

10.

Searching for Answers: Networks of Practice Among Public Administrators

American Review of Public Administration, March 21, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2012
City College of New York, Northeastern University - Department of Political Science and Syracuse University - Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Downloads 87 (225,958)

Abstract:

Knowledge sharing, search, innovation, network of practice, case study, Intergovernmental Relations, Public Management

11.

Means, Motive, & Opportunity in Becoming Informed About Politics: A Deliberative Field Experiment with Members of Congress and Their Constituents

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Nov 2008
University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Political Science, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science and Northeastern University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 83 (234,122)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Political Knowledge, Deliberative Experiments, US Congress, Treatment Effect Estimation

12.

DNA and the Criminal Justice System: Consensus and Debate

DNA and the Criminal Justice System: The Technology of Justice, pp. 357-390, D. Lazer, ed., MIT Press, 2004, Harvard Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Aug 2012
David Lazer and Michelle N. Meyer
Northeastern University - Department of Political Science and Geisinger Health System, Center for Translational Bioethics and Health Care Policy
Downloads 72 (192,036)

Abstract:

DNA, criminal law, genetics, database, exoneration

13.

Facts and Figuring: An Experimental Investigation of Network Structure and Performance in Information and Solution Spaces

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 14-075
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2014
Jesse Shore, Ethan Bernstein and David Lazer
Boston University, Questrom School of Business - Department of Information Systems, Harvard Business School - Organizational Behavior and Northeastern University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 64 (250,446)

Abstract:

networks, experiments, clustering, problem solving, exploration and exploitation, knowledge, information, communication, search

Explaining the Diffusion of Web-Based Communication Technology among Congressional Offices: A Natural Experiment using State Delegations

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2012
University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Political Science, Northeastern University - Department of Political Science and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 34 (371,878)

Abstract:

Legislative Websites, Natural Experiment, Bayesian Estimation, Diffusion Models

Explaining the Diffusion of Web-Based Communication Technology among Congressional Offices: A Natural Experiment using State Delegations

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2012
University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Political Science, Northeastern University - Department of Political Science and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 26 (407,591)

Abstract:

Legislative Websites, Technology Diffusion, Natural Experiment, Conditional Autoregressive Models, Bayesian Estimation

15.

Deliberative Ripples: The Network Effects of Political Events

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Aug 2010
Northeastern University - Department of Political Science, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Political Science, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science and University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 59 (277,665)

Abstract:

Social influence, contagion, deliberation

16.

A New Order of Things: Managing Novelty and Cooperation in E-Government Projects

HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-048
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Mar 2009
Maria C. Binz-Scharf and David Lazer
City College of New York and Northeastern University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 53 (289,368)

Abstract:

Information Technology, Public Management, e-government

17.

Tying the Network Together: Evaluating the Impact of an Intervention into the Advice Network of Public Managers

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
David Lazer and Ines Mergel
Northeastern University - Department of Political Science and Syracuse University - Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Downloads 48 (304,643)

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18.

Website Interactivity & 'Distributional Path Dependence' in the U.S. Congress: An Analysis of Freshmen

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Sep 2009
University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Political Science, Northeastern University - Department of Political Science and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 24 (396,277)

Abstract:

Legislative Websites, Path Dependence, Bayesian Latent Variable Models

19.

The Geography of Money and Politics: Population Density, Social Networks and Political Contributions

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jul 2015
Yu-Ru Lin, David Lazer and Ryan Kennedy
University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences, Northeastern University - Department of Political Science and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
Downloads 13 (342,830)

Abstract:

fundraising, Federal Election Commission, geography, social networks

20.

The Relationship between a 'Don't Know' Response and Approval of Members of Congress: A Randomized Experiment

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Aug 2013
University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Political Science, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science, Northeastern University - Department of Political Science and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 13 (436,016)

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21.

Global and Domestic Governance: Modes of Interdependence in Regulatory Policymaking

European Law Journal, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 455-468, July 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Jun 2006
David Lazer
Northeastern University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 12 (466,508)
Citation 2

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22.

The Accidental Pundit: Intention and Opportunity in Political Discussion

Forthcoming, 9th Annual Political Networks Workshops & Conference (PolNet 2016)
Posted: 16 Jun 2016
University of Vienna - Department of Communication, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science, Northeastern University - Department of Political Science, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science and USC Annenberg School for Communication

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23.

Do Leaders Persuade? Field Experiment Evidence of Direct Persuasion by Members of Congress on Their Constituents

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 22 Aug 2014
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Political Science and Northeastern University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Persuasion, U.S. Congress, Representation, Field Experiment

24.

Management-Based Regulation: Prescribing Private Management to Achieve Public Goals

Law and Society Review, Vol. 37, pp. 691-730, 2003
Posted: 04 Feb 2004
Cary Coglianese and David Lazer
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Northeastern University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Regulation, Instrument Choice, Management Systems