August 2011

Quarterly Journal of Political Science (QJPS) | August 23, 2011

Can Learning Constituency Opinion Affect How Legislators Vote? Results from a Field Experiment

AbstractWhen legislators are uninformed about public opinion, does learning constituents' opinion affect how legislators vote? We conducted a fully randomized field experiment to answer this question. We surveyed 10,690 New…

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Quarterly Journal of Political Science (QJPS) | August 23, 2011

Shifting Ideologies? Re-examining Media Bias

AbstractThis research note engages the current research on measuring media bias. I present a reanalysis of the results found in Groseclose and Milyo (2005) and show that the original parameter…

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