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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 employedExpand
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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 personalExpand
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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. "PartisanExpand
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Prejudice reduction: what works? A review and assessment of research and practice.
This article reviews the observational, laboratory, and field experimental literatures on interventions for reducing prejudice. Our review places special emphasis on assessing the methodologicalExpand
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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 civicExpand
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Field Experiments: Design, Analysis, and Interpretation
We learn how to design randomized experiments, analyze the data, and interpret the findings.Written by two leading experts on experimental methods. Expand
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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 workExpand
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Referendum contingent valuation, anchoring, and willingness to pay for public goods
This study reports on experiments that examine anchoring in single referendum questions in contingent valuation surveys on willingness to pay for public goods, and on objective estimation. StrongExpand
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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 andExpand
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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 againstExpand
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