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Public Opinion Toward Immigration Reform: The Role of Economic Motivations
This paper tests hypotheses concerning the effects of economic factors on public opinion toward immigration policy Using the 1992 and 1994 National Election Study surveys, probit models are employed
Redefine statistical significance
TLDR
The default P-value threshold for statistical significance is proposed to be changed from 0.05 to 0.005 for claims of new discoveries in order to reduce uncertainty in the number of discoveries.
Partisan Hearts and Minds: Political Parties and the Social Identities of Voters
In this authoritative study, three political scientists demonstrate that identification with political parties powerfully determines how citizens look at politics and cast their ballots. "Partisan
The Effects of Canvassing, Telephone Calls, and Direct Mail on Voter Turnout: A Field Experiment
  • A. Gerber, D. Green
  • Political Science
    American Political Science Review
  • 1 September 2000
We report the results of a randomized field experiment involving approximately 30,000 registered voters in New Haven, Connecticut. Nonpartisan get-out-the-vote messages were conveyed through personal
Social Pressure and Voter Turnout: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment
Voter turnout theories based on rational self-interested behavior generally fail to predict significant turnout unless they account for the utility that citizens receive from performing their civic
Prejudice reduction: what works? A review and assessment of research and practice.
TLDR
Although some intergroup contact and cooperation interventions appear promising, a much more rigorous and broad-ranging empirical assessment of prejudice-reduction strategies is needed to determine what works.
Field Experiments: Design, Analysis, and Interpretation
TLDR
Written by two leading experts on experimental methods, this concise text covers the major aspects of experiment design, analysis, and interpretation in clear language to help students achieve a deeper understanding of field experimentation.
Get Out the Vote!: How to Increase Voter Turnout
Get Out the Vote! Is a practical guide for anyone trying to mobilize voters or organize at the grass roots. Unlike authors of other campaign advice books, Donald Green and Alan Gerber root their work
How Large and Long-lasting Are the Persuasive Effects of Televised Campaign Ads? Results from a Randomized Field Experiment
We report the results of the first large-scale experiment involving paid political advertising. During the opening months of a 2006 gubernatorial campaign, approximately $2 million of television and
Defended Neighborhoods, Integration, and Racially Motivated Crime1
This article investigates demographic and macroeconomic correlates of racially motivated antiminority crime in New York City (1987‐95). Event count models indicate that crimes directed against
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