Last updated: January 7, 2016
A 2015 study published in the Journal of Public Policy looks at the effect of the current President’s political party on the level of resources available to the IRS and their allocation within the federal agency.
Last updated: November 18, 2015
2015 study published in PNAS that explores whether public disapproval of the U.S. Congress may be tied to a declining use of pro-social language — talk about helping others — during Congressional debates.
Last updated: November 17, 2015
2015 panel discussion on the media’s widespread use of public-opinion polls during Harvard University’s Theodore H. White Seminar on Press and Politics.
Last updated: November 9, 2015
2015 research brief from Scholars Strategy Network and University of California, Berkeley that looks at how the timing of elections influences voter turnout and how organized groups benefit from off-cycle elections and low turnout.
Last updated: October 15, 2015
2015 research brief that looks at the Republican divide over Medicaid expansion, by Alexander Hertel-Fernandez and Theda Skocpol of Harvard University.
Last updated: October 1, 2015
2015 research brief that looks at whether and how gender stereotypes affect female political candidates by Nichole Bauer, University of Alabama, and the Scholars Strategy Network.