Appendix to: 'Why are There so Few Conservatives and Libertarians in Legal Academia? An Empirical Exploration of Three Hypotheses'

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James Cleith Phillips

Stanford University - Constitutional Law Center

Date Written: January 18, 2016

Abstract

Appendix of technical material for the article: "Why Are There So Few Conservatives and Libertarians in Legal Academia? An Empirical Exploration of Three Hypotheses."

Part I provides a Coding Guide for making determinations of a professor's political identity. Part II reports the Covariate Differences Based on Political/Ideological Identity. Part III describes the Model Types for Estimating Causal Effects (propensity score matching, propensity score weighting, nearest neighbor matching, and coursened exact matching. Part IV reports the Effectiveness of Models in Balancing Covariates. And part V shows Model Details.

Suggested Citation

Phillips, James Cleith, Appendix to: 'Why are There so Few Conservatives and Libertarians in Legal Academia? An Empirical Exploration of Three Hypotheses' (January 18, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2695634 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2695634

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