Last updated: January 8, 2014
2013 study in American Political Science Review on the reasons behind the difficulties big cities face in getting their legislation passed in state assemblies. Includes 120 years of data.
Last updated: November 7, 2013
2013 reports by the nonpartisan Office of Management and Budget and Congressional Research Service on shutdown’s impact on the economy and employment.
Last updated: October 8, 2013
2013 research review on polarization in various areas of American life, including geographical location, social relationships and dating preferences.
Last updated: October 6, 2013
2013 selection of recent research on the possibility of a U.S. default on its debt and Congressional negotiations over raising the debt ceiling.
Last updated: October 1, 2013
2011 report by the Congressional Research Service on the details of a shutdown and the impact of the last such event, in 1995-1996
Last updated: August 26, 2013
2013 review of studies on the connection between human genes and political preferences. Research from both political scientists and geneticists are reviewed.
Last updated: June 28, 2013
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine the intersection between public opinion and rulings of the Supreme Court.