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The "Wall Street" Effect on Incumbent Vote Share in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1982-2008
(Georgetown University, 2012)
Much research has been done regarding the effects of macroeconomic conditions on the electoral chances of congressional candidates--incumbents, in particular--with mixed results. However, most of the models tend to ignore ...
Electoral Gender Quotas and Measures of Institutional Gender Inequality
(Georgetown University, 2013)
ELECTORAL GENDER QUOTAS AND MEASURES OF INSTITUTIONAL GENDER INEQUALITY
Women's Worth: Evaluating the Effects of the Gender Wage Gap on the Success of Female Candidates for the US House of Representatives
(Georgetown University, 2020)
Gender-based economic inequality in the United States is insidious; its far-reaching implications impact community structure, family stability, and the nation’s economic future. While some effects are widely known, there ...
Early Voting and Turnout: A Quantitative Analysis
(Georgetown University, 2022)
Early voting is an increasingly common method of voting in U.S. federalelections. But the empirical record on its actual impact on turnout is mixed, with national surveys often finding negligible improvements to voter ...