Jarslav Tir

Threat-Inducing Violent Events Exacerbate Social Desirability Bias in Survey Responses

May 20, 2021

Threat-Inducing Violent Events Exacerbate Social Desirability Bias in Survey Responses By : Shane P. Singh and Jarslav Tir Published : 14 May 2021 Abstract: A key challenge in survey research is social desirability bias: respondents feel pressured to report acceptable attitudes and behaviors. Building on established findings, we argue that...

Jaroslav Tir

Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries

May 17, 2021

Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries Published: 21 February 2018 Abstract: Civil wars are among the most difficult problems in world politics. While mediation, intervention, and peacekeeping have produced some positive results in helping to end civil wars, they fall short in preventing...

Josalyn (Williams) Lamoureux

Dissertation: The Different Political Worlds of Women and Men Committee: Anand Sokhey (Chair), John Griffin, Tamar Malloy, Jennifer Wolak, Celeste Montoya (Women and Gender Studies) Major Fields: American Politics, Public Policy, Women’s Studies Ph.D. 2020

Alexandra Palmer

Dissertation: A Responsive Court?: The Influence of Public Opinion on the U.S. Supreme Court Committee: Vanessa Baird (Chair), Jennifer Wolak, Anand Sokhey, Joshua Strayhorn, Elizabeth Skewes (Journalism) Major Fields: American Politics, Methods Ph.D. 2020

Roger Emmelhainz

Dissertation: Science in an Intergenerational Democracy Committee: Steven Vanderheiden (Chair), Michaele Ferguson, Krister Andersson, Benjamin Hale (Environmental Studies), Elisabeth Ellis, University of Otago Major Fields: Political Theory, Public Policy, Methods Ph.D. 2020 Economic Research Manager in Florida's Bureau of Workforce Statistics and Economic Research (WSER) .

Shin

War, inequality, and taxation

Jan. 13, 2021

Dorr, DC, Shin, AJ. War, inequality, and taxation. Econ Polit . 2020; 00: 1– 29. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecpo.12168 Published: 30 October 2020 Abstract: Existing studies highlight the importance of the compensatory demand among the conscripted poor to explain why wars lead to income and inheritance tax hikes for the rich. We propose...

Andersson

Voluntary leadership and the emergence of institutions for self-governance

Oct. 16, 2020

By: Krister Andersson, Kimberlee Chang, Adriana Molina-Garzon Publication Date: October 2020 Abstract: Strong local institutions are important for the successful governance of common-pool resources (CPRs), but why do such institutions emerge in the first place and why do they sometimes not emerge at all? We argue that voluntary local leaders...

Ximena Velasco-Guachalla

Dissertation: Protesting for More: Corruption, Democracy, and the Making of Demands Committee : Carew Boulding (Chair), Andy Baker, David Brown, Rachel Rinaldo (Sociology) and Moises Arce (Tulane University) Major Fields: Comparative Politics, International Relations Ph.D . 2020 Assistant Professor (Lecturer in UK terminology) in the Department of Government at the...

Carey Stapelton

Dissertation: Why So Angry? Understanding the Influences of Elite Anger on the American Electorate Committee: Jennifer Wolak (Chair), Anand Sokhey, Jennifer Fitzgerald, Josh Strayhorn, and Leaf Van Boven (Psychology) Major Fields: American Politics, Methods Ph.D. 2020 Lecturer, Data Analytics and Computational Social Science (DACSS) program at the University of Massachusetts...

Anna Daily

Dissertation : Power and the Politics of Madness: Mental Illness at the Intersection of State and Society Committee : Michaele Ferguson (Chair), Steven Vanderheiden, Tamar Malloy, Carew Boulding, and Andrew Dilts (Loyola Marymount University) Major Fields : Political Theory, Comparative Politics Ph.D. 2020 Assistant Professor of Identity Politics, Department of...

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