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Robert Keohane
Michael Oppenheimer
2016
Robert Keohane Michael Oppenheimer September, 2016 Politics and Governance 4, No. 3 Climate Change Politics Science Environment and Energy climate change; climate cooperation; pledge and review; Paris agreement External Link ...
John Londregan
2016
A vast literature on international trade predicts that political institutions affect both the choice of trade partners (extensive margin) and trade volumes (intensive margin). Yet most analyses ignore the former margin, while their estimates of the latter ...
Marc Fleurbaey
Elke Weber
2016
Marc Fleurbaey and colleagues explain why and how 300 scholars in the social sciences and humanities are collaborating to synthesize knowledge for policymakers. Marc Fleurbaey Elke Weber June, 2016 With Bouin, O., Djelic, M.L., Fleurbaey, M., Kanbur, R., ...
Miguel Centeno
2016
War is a paradox. On the one hand, it destroys bodies and destroys communities. On the other hand, it is responsible for some of the strongest human bonds and has been the genesis of many of our most fundamental institutions.   War and Society addresses ...
Charles Cameron
2016
This essay reviews Epstein, Landes, and Posner’s The Behavior of Federal Judges: A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Rational Choice. Their book systematically asks how the role of ideology varies across the tiers of the federal judicial hierarchy. A ...
Alan Blinder
2016
George Stigler, the Nobel prize winner in economics in 1982, once wrote that “economists exert a minor and scarcely detectable influence on the societies in which they live.” It’s not a proposition that Don Patinkin, who trained several generations of ...
Charles Cameron
2016
Associate Justices may acquire influence on the Court through force of intellect, force of personality, political skill, or the good fortune to be ideologically pivotal. And so may the Chief Justice. But, by virtue of the procedural rules employed on the ...
John Londregan
2016
Do trading partners’ political institutions matter in international trade? In answering this question, researchers typically relate aggregate measures of institutional structure with total volumes of bilateral trade, while pairs that do not trade are ...
Sir Angus Deaton
2015
Easterly’s Tyranny of Experts is a paean to freedom, democracy, and the rights of the poor. It rightly damns the “technological illusion” that development is an engineering problem, not a political problem that cannot be solved by experts, particularly ...
2015
Sander van der Linden November, 2015 Science Communication Culture Education Environment Media Politics Psychology Science Science and Technology Social and Behavioral Psychology Download File External Link ...
2015
Sander van der Linden November, 2015 Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10(6), 758-763. Education Energy Environment Politics Psychology Science Domestic and Social Policy Environment and Energy Social and Behavioral Psychology Download File External ...
John Londregan
2015
I offer a model of the sustainability of authoritarian rule in which the transparency of productive economic activity enables the ruler to distinguish productive economic activity from preparations for rebellion. The less transparent the productive ...
2015
Sander van der Linden August, 2015 Personality and Individual Differences, 87, 171-173. Education Environment Politics Psychology Science Social and Behavioral Psychology Download File External Link ...
2015
Sander van der Linden June, 2015 Nature Climate Change, 5(7), 612-613. Education Energy Environment Politics Psychology Science Statistics Environment and Energy Social and Behavioral Psychology Download File External Link ...
Charles Cameron
2015
We conduct a theoretical and empirical re-evaluation of move-the-median (MTM) models of Supreme Court nominations. We develop a generalized MTM framework that encompasses the major models in the literature, which allow us to generate robust predictions ...
Thomas Christensen
2015
The China Challenge shows why China is nowhere near powerful enough to be considered a global “peer competitor” of the United States, but it is already strong enough to destabilize East Asia and to influence economic and political affairs worldwide. ...
2015
In a democracy, policy decisions are expected to reflect, at least in broad measure, the interests and preferences of the citizens. But recent researc shows that government policy in the United States reflected affluent citizens' preferences much ...
Brandice Canes-Wrone
2015
This article reviews recent research on how mass opinion affects policy making in the context of US national institutions. Three themes materialize. First, research provides compelling evidence for “responsiveness,” in which change in mass opinion is ...
Edward Freeland
2015
Public opinion and social attitudes are broadly defined as the expression of beliefs, ideology, and sentiment within a citizenry  with regard to the conduct of human affairs. The concept of public opinion arose as a consequence of the rise of democracy,  ...
2015
Sander van der Linden April, 2015 Energy Environment Politics Psychology Science Environment and Energy Science and Technology Social and Behavioral Psychology External Link ...

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