Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 28 Apr 2017 - 27 Jun 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

The Delegate Paradox: Why Polarized Politicians Can Represent Citizens Best

Florida State University - Department of Political Science and Stanford Graduate School of Business
190
2.

The American Road to Fascism

University of Colorado Law School
168
3.

A Left of Liberal Interpretation of Trump's ‘Big’ Win, Part One: Neoliberalism

Harvard Law School
123
4.

The Economics of Crypto-Democracy

RMIT University, Faculty of Business, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, Students, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University, Faculty of Business, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, Students and RMIT University
100
5.

One Person, No Votes: Unopposed Candidate Statutes and the State of Election Law

Campaign Legal Center
86
6.

Who Voted for Brexit? A Comprehensive District-Level Analysis

University of Warwick - Department of Economics, University of Warwick and University of Warwick
69
7.

Moral Values and Trump Voting

Harvard University
67
8.

News Sharing and Voting on Social Networks: An Experimental Study

University of Warwick - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology
38
9.

Institutional Competence in Fiduciary Government

University of Houston Law Center
32
10.

Natural Disasters and Political Engagement: Evidence from the 2010–11 Pakistani Floods

Georgetown University, Durham University - School of Government and International Affairs, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Princeton University
25

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 27 Jun 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Explaining Nationalist Political Views: The Case of Donald Trump

Gallup and Gallup
18,499
2.

Social Mood, Stock Market Performance and U.S. Presidential Elections: A Socionomic Perspective on Voting Results

Socionomics Institute, Socionomics Institute, Emory University School of Medicine and Socionomics Institute
16,019
3.

Trump, Brexit, and the Rise of Populism: Economic Have-Nots and Cultural Backlash

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
9,064
4.

Advocacy 2.0: An Analysis of How Advocacy Groups in the United States Perceive and Use Social Media as Tools for Facilitating Civic Engagement and Collective Action

York University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information
4,156
5.

Voting Squared: Quadratic Voting in Democratic Politics

University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
3,313
6.

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

University of Oregon - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
2,804
7.

The Great Gun Control War of the 20th Century — And its Lessons for Gun Laws Today

Independence Institute
2,613
8.

Effects of the Internet on Participation: Study of a Public Policy Referendum in Brazil

University of British Columbia (UBC), University of Oxford - Nuffield College, World Bank - Governance Global Practice and Data-Pop Alliance
2,183
9.

Partisan Polarization and the Rise of the Tea Party Movement

Emory University
2,086
10.

More Tweets, More Votes: Social Media as a Quantitative Indicator of Political Behavior

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana University Bloomington - School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University Bloomington - School of Informatics and Computing and Indiana University
1,748