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Recent Scholarly Publications

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Electoral Integrity in the United States

October 2015

Stephen Stedman argues in 'The American Interest" that efforts to improve American electoral integrity through reforms such as non-partisan election administration can protect the vote and restore...

Ballots, Bullets, and Bargains: American Foreign Policy and Presidential Elections

August 2015

Drawing on twenty-four years of experience in government, Michael H. Armacost explores how the contours of the U.S.

Do Politicians' Relatives Get Better Jobs? Evidence from Municipal Elections [May 2015]

May 2015

We estimate the impacts of being connected to politicians on occupational choice.

Geography and Gridlock in the United States

April 2015

"Geography and Gridlock in the United States" is chapter 7 of the book Solutions to Political Polarization in America, edited by Nathaniel Persily and published by the Cambridge University Press...

Voting and Peer Effects: Experimental Evidence from Mozambique [Jan. 2015]

April 2015

Voter education campaigns often aim to increase voter participation and political accountability.

Solutions to Political Polarization in America

April 2015

According to many commentators, political polarization is at an all-time high in American politics.

Marine Le Pen Prise aux Mots: Decryptage du Nouveau Discours Frontiste

February 2015

At a time when Marine Le Pen gained momentum on the political and media scene and has garnered unprecedented electoral results, it is urgent to decipher the logic of her father's speech and the...

Democracy More or Less: America's Political Reform Quandary

December 2014

Why do American political reform efforts so often fail to solve the problems they intend to fix? In this book, Bruce E.

Failed Democratization in Prewar Japan: Breakdown of a Hybrid Regime

August 2014

Failed Democratization in Prewar Japan presents a compelling case study on change in political regimes through its exploration of Japan's transition to democracy.

Implementation of Basel III: Economic Impacts and Policy Challenges in the United States, Japan, and the European Union

December 2013

This paper discusses economic impacts and policy challenges related to implementing Basel III, the new international standard of banking regulation, in the United States, Japan, and the European...

Japan under the DPJ: The Politics of Transition and Governance

July 2013

The Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) came to power in 2009 with a commanding majority, ending fifty years of almost uninterrupted Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) rule.

Democracy and Economic Growth: Some Regularities

July 2013

Abstract: The paper summarizes and evaluates our current understanding of relations between democracy and economic growth and analyzes the mechanisms of the causality from democracy to growth....

Pakistan's Foreign Policy Calibration

May 2013

Following Pakistan's historic elections held in May 2013, CISAC Visiting Scholar Rifaat Hussein discusses next steps for Islamabad's foreign policy, particularly in relations with India, a new...

Social Fragmentation, Public Goods and Elections: Evidence from China

April 2013

This study examines the influence of voter heterogeneity, measured as religious fractionalization, on how the introduction of elections affects public goods in rural China.

Internal Government Assessments of the Quality of Governance in China

April 2013

Authoritarian governments produce internal assessments of the quality of governance that allow them to identify and address brewing problems before they threaten regime stability.

Does women's knowledge of voting rights affect their voting behavior in village elections? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in China

February 2013

Officials in China claim that voting rates in rural village elections are high. Unfortunately, these rates are assumptions, not facts. The true voting rate is lower, and much lower for women.

Contracting with Private Providers for Primary Care Services: Evidence from Urban China

January 2013

Controversy surrounds the role of the private sector in health service delivery, including primary care and population health services.

Relationship between patient safety and hospital surgical volume

December 2012

Objective To examine the relationship between hospital volume and in-hospital adverse events.

Determinants of Adverse Events in Vascular Surgery

December 2012

AbstractBACKGROUND:Patient safety is a national priority. Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs) monitor potential adverse events during hospital stays.

Governing Security: The Hidden Origins of American Security Agencies

November 2012

Description from Stanford University Press:The impact of public law depends on how politicians secure control of public organizations, and how these organizations in turn are used to define...

After Obama's Victory at the U.S. Presidential Elections 2012: What Are the Perspectives? An Analysis from a European View

November 2012

The Global Constellation

October 2012

The Election That Could Reorder South Korea’s Politics

September 2012

This year is one of elections and leadership changes throughout the Asia-Pacific region.Earlier in 2012, Taiwan reelected President Ma Ying-jeou to a second term.

People

brady David Brady Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
lanhee chen 2017 headshot reduced size Lanhee J. Chen Affiliated Faculty David and Diane Steffy Fellow in American Public Policy Studies, Hoover Institution, Director of Domestic Policy Studies and Lecturer, Public Policy Program
Bonica Pic Adam Bonica Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL, Associate Professor, Political Science
josling Timothy E. Josling Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus, 1940-2018
tomz Michael Tomz Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL and CISAC Professor, Political Science, Chair of the Department of Political Science
Nicholas Pic Nicholas Kuipers Predoctoral Scholar, CDDRL
Carlos Schmidt-Padilla Carlos Schmidt-Padilla Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford Impact Labs (SIL), affiliated with PovGov at CDDRL
Hans Pic Hans Lueders Postdoctoral Scholar, CDDRL
MARISA KELLAM Marisa Kellam Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
oddvar kaarboe Oddvar Kaarboe Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
tesalia Tesalia Rizzo Research Affiliate, CDDRL