January 2013

Quarterly Journal of Political Science (QJPS) | January 1, 2013

The Vicious Cycle: Fundraising and Perceived Viability in US Presidential Primaries

AbstractScholars of presidential primaries have long posited a dynamic positive feedback loop between fundraising and electoral success. Yet existing work on both directions of this feedback remains inconclusive and is…

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Quarterly Journal of Political Science (QJPS) | January 1, 2013

Erratum

AbstractSuggested Citation (2013), "Erratum", Quarterly Journal of Political Science: Vol. 8: No. 1, pp 93-94.

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Quarterly Journal of Political Science (QJPS) | January 1, 2013

Federal Directives, Local Discretion and the Majority Rule

AbstractI consider a heterogeneous federal system in which policy coordination is desirable but underprovided in the absence of a federal intervention. To improve policy coordination, the federal layer can intervene…

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Quarterly Journal of Political Science (QJPS) | January 1, 2013

Legislative Responsiveness to Gerrymandering: Evidence from the 2003 Texas Redistricting

AbstractDo legislators respond to congressional redistricting? A central tenet of American legislative scholarship over the last 20 years argues that members of Congress maintain consistent ideological positions throughout their tenure,…

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