Political Science News

Grad. Student Paper for Institute of Replication

Graduate Student Joseph Bonneau has a new paper with the Institute for Replication on "From Anti-Corruption to Economics: An Extension of Tsai et al. (2021)."  From the Abstract: "I reproduced their original findings, and did not find any notable coding errors while doing so. Then . . . I engaged in an extension of the original model . . .

Profs. Hosek and Peritz on "Crafting Trade Policy in the United States House of Representatives"

Professors Hosek and Peritz have published their article on "Crafting Trade Policy in the United States House of Representatives" in the Quarterly Journal of Political Science.  Among their findings: "[We] show that legislators who represent districts hardest hit by trade competition promote protectionism at a higher rate. We find strong evidence that district economic conditions reinforce the party position for Democrats and reveal intra-party cleavages among Republicans."