Cheryl Boudreau

University of California, Davis

Assistant Professor

One Shields Avenue

Davis, CA 95616

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Knowing When to Trust Others: An ERP Study of Decision Making After Receiving Information from Unknown People

Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 23-34
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2009
Cheryl Boudreau, Mathew D. McCubbins and Seana Coulson
University of California, Davis, Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 396 (57,875)
Citation 1

Abstract:

trust, communication, game theory, social neuroscience, institution, learning, P3, lying, penalty, experiment, ERP, EEG, brain, cognition

2.

What Statutes Mean: Interpretive Lessons from Positive Theories of Communication and Legislation

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
University of California, Davis, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 331 (64,857)
Citation 5

Abstract:

statutory interpretation, communication, legislation, statute, intentionalism

3.

Statutory Interpretation and the Intentional(ist) Stance

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 38, 2005, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-31
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Jan 2006
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University and University of California, Davis
Downloads 218 (111,445)
Citation 1

Abstract:

statutory interpretation

4.

Nothing But the Truth? Experiments on Adversarial Competition, Expert Testimony, and Decision Making

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 751-789
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2009
Cheryl Boudreau and Mathew D. McCubbins
University of California, Davis and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
Downloads 215 (112,466)
Citation 6

Abstract:

competition, expert testimony, juror, adversarial legal system, decision making, institution, trust

5.

Competition in the Courtroom: When Does Expert Testimony Improve Jurors' Decisions?

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2009
Cheryl Boudreau and Mathew D. McCubbins
University of California, Davis and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
Downloads 190 (123,229)
Citation 1

Abstract:

institution, expert, testimony, competition, jury, sophistication, adversarial, legal, trust

6.

The Judge as a Fly on the Wall: Interpretive Lessons from the Positive Political Theory of Legislation

San Diego Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-12
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Apr 2005
University of California, Davis, Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 184 (128,543)

Abstract:

statutory interpretation, positive political theory, political economy of legislation

7.

Gresham's Law of Political Communication: How Citizens Respond to Conflicting Information

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 17 May 2011
Cheryl Boudreau
University of California, Davis
Downloads 179 (124,375)
Citation 1

Abstract:

communication, conflicting information, decision making, sophistication, laboratory experiment, trust, endorsement, credibility

8.

From Competition to Competence? Theory and Experiments Regarding Deliberation, Expertise, and Decision Making

2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2008
Cheryl Boudreau and Mathew D. McCubbins
University of California, Davis and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
Downloads 160 (148,068)
Citation 1

Abstract:

deliberation, learning, competition, experts, experiment, competence

9.

Closing the Gap: When Do Cues Eliminate Differences between Sophisticated and Unsophisticated Citizens?

Journal of Politics, Vol. 71, No. 3, pp. 964-976
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2009
Cheryl Boudreau
University of California, Davis
Downloads 133 (158,787)
Citation 17

Abstract:

institution, cue, voter, sophistication, trust, endorsement, heuristic, experiment

10.

When Institutions Induce Trust: Insights from EEG and Timed-Response Experiments

Experiments in Political Science 2008 Conference Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2009
Cheryl Boudreau, Seana Coulson and Mathew D. McCubbins
University of California, Davis, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
Downloads 132 (157,011)

Abstract:

trust, institution, decision, EEG, neuroscience, experiment, reaction time, cognition

11.

Informing the Electorate? How Party Cues and Policy Information Affect Public Opinion about Initiatives

Boudreau, Cheryl and Scott A. MacKenzie. 2014. "Informing the Electorate? How Party Cues and Policy Information Affect Public Opinion about Initiatives." American Journal of Political Science 58(1): 48-62.
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2014
Cheryl Boudreau and Scott A. MacKenzie
University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis
Downloads 113 (188,086)

Abstract:

party cues; public opinion; policy information; initiative; experiment; motivated reasoning; direct democracy

12.

Lost in Space? Shortcuts and Spatial Voting in Low-Information Elections

UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 328
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Mar 2013
University of California, Davis - School of Law, University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis
Downloads 96 (200,420)

Abstract:

voting, voter decision-making, spatial voting, ideology, IRT, Bayesian, experiment, information, cues, heuristics, endorsements, political parties, party identification, newspapers, municipal elections, low-information elections, local government

13.

The Blind Leading the Blind: Who Gets Polling Information and Does it Improve Decisions?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2009
Cheryl Boudreau and Mathew D. McCubbins
University of California, Davis and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
Downloads 95 (218,529)
Citation 1

Abstract:

poll, sophistication, voter, decision-making, heuristic, cue, experiment, majority, trust

14.

Making Talk Cheap (and Problems Easy): How Political and Legal Institutions Can Facilitate Consensus

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2010
University of California, Davis, Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of California, Riverside (UCR)
Downloads 75 (255,596)
Citation 1

Abstract:

15.

Making Citizens Smart: When Do Institutions Improve Unsophisticated Citizens' Decisions?

Political Behavior, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 287-306
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2009
Cheryl Boudreau
University of California, Davis
Downloads 75 (248,062)
Citation 5

Abstract:

voter, trust, institution, decision-making, sophistication, experiment, learning, penalty

16.

Jurors are Competent Cue-Takers: How Institutions Substitute for Legal Sophistication

International Journal of Law in Context, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 293-304, 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Aug 2007
Cheryl Boudreau
University of California, Davis
Downloads 75 (251,739)
Citation 5

Abstract:

juror, jury, cue, sophistication, experiment, evidence, trial, institution, competence, blue ribbon jury, heuristic

17.

Wanting What Is Fair: How Party Cues and Information About Income Inequality Affect Public Support for Taxes

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Mar 2014
Cheryl Boudreau and Scott A. MacKenzie
University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis
Downloads 55 (240,910)

Abstract:

income inequality, party cues, experiment, redistribution, public opinion, tax policy

18.

The Market for Political Information: How the Consumption of Information Affects Citizens’ Decisions

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Jan 2011
Cheryl Boudreau
University of California, Davis
Downloads 44 (338,562)

Abstract:

political information, experiment, trust, sophistication, information search, decision making

19.

Opting in or Opting Out: The Conditions for Developing Consensus

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2010
University of California, Davis, Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of California, Riverside (UCR)
Downloads 41 (341,738)

Abstract:

consensus, experiments, political communication

20.

Greater than the Sum of Their Parts? When Combinations of Institutions Improve Citizens’ Decisions

Journal of Theoretical Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2011
Cheryl Boudreau
University of California, Davis
Downloads 31 (368,292)

Abstract:

institution, trust, experiment, decision making, penalty, verification

21.

Making Talk Cheap (and Problems Easy): How Legal and Political Institutions Can Facilitate Consensus

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. 868-885, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
University of California, Davis, Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of California, Riverside (UCR)
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Citation 1

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