Boris Shor

University of Houston - Department of Political Science

Assistant Professor

Houston, TX 77204-3011

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

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Unequal Incomes, Ideology and Gridlock: How Rising Inequality Increases Political Polarization

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Aug 2015
John Voorheis, Nolan McCarty and Boris Shor
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
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polarization, income inequality, state legislatures, ideology

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The Ideological Mapping of American Legislatures

American Political Science Review (August 2011), 105:3, pp. 530-551.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2013
Boris Shor and Nolan McCarty
University of Houston - Department of Political Science and Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 1,542 (13,782)
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State Legislatures, Ideology, Ideal Points, Parties, Bridging, Common Space

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Rich State, Poor State, Red State, Blue State: What's the Matter with Connecticut?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Columbia University - Department of Statistics and Department of Political Science, University of Houston - Department of Political Science, Dartmouth College - Department of Government and George Washington University
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availability heuristic, ecological fallacy, hierarchical model, income and voting, multilevel model, presidential elections, public opinion, secret weapon, varying-slope model

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A Primary Cause of Partisanship? Nomination Systems and Legislator Ideology

American Journal of Political Science, v58, n2, April 2014, pp. 337-351
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2014
Public Policy Institute of California, University of Denver, University of Houston - Department of Political Science, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
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State legislatures, polarization, primaries, American politics, partisanship

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Reform and Representation: A New Method Applied to Recent Electoral Changes

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 May 2013 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Thad Kousser, Justin Phillips and Boris Shor
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science, Columbia University - Department of Political Science and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
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primaries, representation, elections, redistricting, polarization, MRP, ideal points, California

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Can Pigou at the Polls Stop US Melting the Poles?

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2019
Michigan State University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
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pigouvian taxes, carbon taxes, voting behavior, public opinion surveys, state environmental policy

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Polarization without Parties: Term Limits and Legislative Partisanship in Nebraska’s Unicameral Legislature

State Politics & Policy Quarterly (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2015
Seth E. Masket and Boris Shor
University of Denver and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
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Nebraska, ERGM, campaign finance, nonpartisanship, state legislatures, social networks

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Geography, Uncertainty, and Polarization

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2015
Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Stanford University, University of Houston - Department of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science and George Washington University - Department of Political Science
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polarization, public opinion, geography

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Congruence, Responsiveness, and Representation in American State Legislatures

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2014
Boris Shor
University of Houston - Department of Political Science
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ideology, ideal points, common space, state legislatures, Congress, representation, MRP, multilevel modeling, state-level opinion, survey

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Partisan Polarization in the United States: Diagnoses and Avenues for Reform

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Jan 2016
Nolan McCarty and Boris Shor
Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
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polarization

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Has the Top Two Primary Elected More Moderates?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jun 2017
Eric McGhee and Boris Shor
Public Policy Institute of California and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
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polarization, primaries, reform, states, top two

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Ideology and the Congressional Vote Appendix

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2014
Boris Shor and Jon Rogowski
University of Houston - Department of Political Science and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science
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Ideology, Congress, Ideal Points, Bridging, Representation, Common Space, Voting

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A Bayesian Multilevel Modeling Approach to Time-Series Cross-Sectional Data

Political Analysis, Vol. 15, Issue 2, pp. 165-181, 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2013
University of Houston - Department of Political Science, Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Pennsylvania State University and George Washington University
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methodology, TSCS data

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Ideology, Party and Opinion: Explaining Individual Legislator ACA Implementation Votes in the States

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2017
Boris Shor
University of Houston - Department of Political Science
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health policy, state legislatures, ideology

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Primary Electorates vs. Party Elites: Who are the Polarizers?

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 May 2013
Seth E. Masket and Boris Shor
University of Denver and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
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state legislatures, primaries, polarization, ideology, party

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Public Opinion and the State Politics of the Affordable Care Act

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Jul 2013
Ryan T. Moore and Boris Shor
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
Downloads 142 (241,906)

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public opinion, health policy, ACA, elections, direct democracy, state politics

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Ideology and the US Congressional Vote

Political Science Research and Methods, 2016
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Boris Shor and Jon Rogowski
University of Houston - Department of Political Science and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science
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congress, ideology, representation, joint classification

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Ideology, Learning, and Policy Diffusion: Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Yale University - Department of Political Science, Independent, Yale University and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
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ideology, learning, diffusion, experiments

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Methodological Issues in Bridging Ideal Points in Disparate Institutions in a Data Sparse Environment

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Jan 2011
University of Houston - Department of Political Science, Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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NBER Working Paper No. w26146
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Michigan State University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
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Representation in the American States

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 01 Aug 2011
George Washington University - Department of Political Science, University of Houston - Department of Political Science, Stanford University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science

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