A Washington Post Monkey Cage article by Brandice Canes-Wrone and her co-author, Jee-Kwang Park, reports their investigation as to whether electoral uncertainty produces a pre-election decline in costly-to-unload investments, particularly housing.Brandice Canes-Wrone is a CSDP Faculty Associate, Donald E. Stokes Professor in Public and International Affairs, and Professor of Politics and Public Affairs.
Nolan McCarty talked with Thomas Edsall in the New York Times, about how McCarty's work with Rosenthal and Poole informs interpretation of vote share by income level in the recent NYC mayoral primary. Nolan McCarty is a CSDP Faculty Associate, Chair of the Department of Politics, and Susan Dod Brown Professor of Politics and Public Affairs.
The New York Times' Economix blog on The Color of Affordable Care cited Martin Gilens' work on the tendency for Americans to systematically overestimate the percentage of public welfare spending going to African-Americans. Gilens is Professor of Politics and a member of the executive committee of the Woodrow Wilson School's Center for the Study of Democratic Politics,
Martin Gilens, Professor of Politics and a member of CSDP's Executive Committee, discussed inequality on NPR's On Point program. http://onpoint.wbur.org/2013/10/04/inequality-and-american-democracy
Markus Prior, Co-Director of CSDP and Associate Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, and Lori Bougher, Princeton post-doc and CSDP affiliate, co-authored a Monkey Cage post in the Washington Post blog: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2013/10/03/political-polarization-of-the-american-public-continues-to-rise-or-does-it/.
At the recent annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, a number of awards were presented to CSDP faculty and graduate students. See details in Full Story.
Nolan McCarty, Susan Dod Brown Professor of Politics and Public Affairs and CSDP Faculty Associate, discussed inequality on KCRW radio: McCarty on inequality and the deregulation of financial markets. McCarty is also Chair of the Department of Politics.
Amaney Jamal, Associate Professor of Politics and Faculty Associate of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP), appeared on Melissa Harris-Perry's talk show on MSNBC to discuss the current situation in Syria. Video link here.
Markus Prior, Associate Professor of Politics and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP), discussed with the NY Daily News President Obama's influence on political decisionmaking on Syria: The Case for Obama Changing Minds on Syria with Last-Ditch Media Blitz.
Michael Barber, PhD candidate and CSDP graduate student, was cited in a New York Times article about the influence of corporate America on the GOP. Barber's paper, Do Campaign Contribution Limits Affect Legislative Polarization?, finds that limits on corporate contributions lead to more partisan polarization, while limits on individual contributions moderate it.