Jaroslav Tir

Latent territorial threat and democratic regime reversals

July 1, 2021

Latent territorial threat and democratic regime reversals By: Johannes Karreth, Jarroslav Tir, Douglas M. Gibler Abstract: Why do some democracies revert to non-democratic forms of governance? We develop an explanation of democratic reversals that emphasizes the influence of states’ external border relations on domestic politics. Latent threats to a state’s...

Adrian Shin

Exchange rates and immigration policy

June 3, 2021

Exchange rates and immigration policy By: Adrian Shin Abstract: What explains cross-national and temporal variations in migrant rights? This article argues that policymakers implement more exclusionary or inclusive policies toward migrants in response to exchange-rate fluctuations. Since exchange rates affect the real value of remittances, exchange-rate depreciation of the host...

Adrian Shin

Migration and Economic Coercion

June 3, 2021

Migration and Economic Coercion By: Brendan J Connell, Samantha L Moya, Adrian J Shin Abstract: Sender costs of economic sanctions exacerbate the enforcement problem associated with multilateral coercive measures. When third-country sanctioners share strategic interests with the target state, they have commercial and diplomatic incentives to defect from multilateral sanctions...

Carew Boulding

Voice and Inequality

May 27, 2021

Voice and Inequality By: Carew Boulding Abstract: The first large-scale study of political participation in eighteen Latin American democracies, focusing on the political participation of the region's poorest citizens. Political regimes in Latin America have a long history of excluding poor people from politics. Today, the region's democracies survive in...

Jaroslav Tir

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

May 27, 2021

Threat-Inducing Violent Events Exacerbate Social Desirability Bias in Survey Responses By: Jaroslav Tir 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 threat-inducing violent events are a heretofore unaccounted for driver of...

Parinandi

Policy Inventing and Borrowing among State Legislatures

May 27, 2021

Policy Inventing and Borrowing among State Legislatures By Srinivas C. Parinandi Abstract: Although a long literature has analyzed how policies diffuse or spread across the American states, scant attention has been given to how states invent or create original policy instead of borrowing existing policy from one another. In this...

Alexandra Siegel

Can Exposure to Celebrities Reduce Prejudice? The Effect of Mohamed Salah on Islamophobic Behaviors and Attitudes

May 27, 2021

Can Exposure to Celebrities Reduce Prejudice? The Effect of Mohamed Salah on Islamophobic Behaviors and Attitudes By: Ala Alrababah, William Marble, Salma Mousa, Alexandra Siegel Abstract: Can exposure to celebrities from a stigmatized group reduce prejudice toward that group writ large? We estimate the causal effect of Mohammed Salah—a visibly...

Shin

Inside job: Migration and distributive politics in the European Union

Jan. 13, 2021

Angin, M, Shehaj, A, & Shin, AJ. Inside job: Migration and distributive politics in the European Union. Econ Polit . 2020; 00: 1– 25. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecpo.12170 . Published: 06 January 2021 Abstract: Migration has become a top policy priority of the European Union (EU) in the wake of the 2015 migrant...

John Griffin

Democratic Representation of all ‘the People’: Anti-Slavery Petitions in the U.S.

June 25, 2020

John D. Griffin and Grace Sager Published: 2021, Studies in American Political Development Publication coming soon!