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Stephen Skowronek and John Dearborn Publish New Book on Executive Power and the Deep State

April 1, 2021
As president, Donald Trump took an expansive view of his executive power. He demanded loyalty of administrators. And when professionals in the federal bureaucracy appeared to...
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Greg Huber and Jen Wu Study Partisan Differences in Social Distancing Behavior

March 22, 2021
CSAP affiliates Gregory Huber and Jennifer Wu have published a new study that identifies social norms and beliefs as a potential explanation for the partisan difference...
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New study uncovers flaws in process for maintaining state voter rolls

March 4, 2021
States regularly use administrative records, such as motor-vehicle data, in determining whether people have moved to prune their voter rolls. A Yale-led study of this process...
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Kelly Rader publishes a new paper on racial unfairness and US fiscal politics

February 3, 2021
The perception that the U.S. government distributes money unfairly across racial lines is a major driver of public opposition to federal spending, argues a new study co-...
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Greg Huber and Omer Yair explore partisan perceptual bias in survey responses

January 25, 2021
CSAP researcher Greg Huber and his colleague, Omer Yair, have recently published a new paper that explores partisan perceptual bias in survey responses and develops a new...
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Persuade swing voters or mobilize the base? A new study by CSAP researchers has implications for 2020

October 30, 2020
Should 2020 presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump focus more on persuading swing voters or on mobilizing their bases? Former CSAP postdoctoral fellow Dan Hopkins...
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In Conversation with Greg Huber: Surge in mail-in voting, health concerns portend messy Election Day

October 22, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped this year’s U.S. election. Candidates have altered their campaign approaches, relying more on mailings and text messages than door knocking...