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Evaluating Online Labor Markets for Experimental Research: Amazon.com's Mechanical Turk
It is shown that respondents recruited in this manner are often more representative of the U.S. population than in-person convenience samples but less representative than subjects in Internet-based panels or national probability samples. Expand
Personality and Political Attitudes: Relationships across Issue Domains and Political Contexts
Previous research on personality traits and political attitudes has largely focused on the direct relationships between traits and ideological self-placement. There are theoretical reasons, however,Expand
The Big Five Personality Traits in the Political Arena
Recent political science research on the effects of core personality traits—the Big Five—contributes to our understanding of how people interact with their political environments. This researchExpand
Personality Traits and Participation in Political Processes
Using data from two recent surveys, we analyze the relationship between Big Five personality traits and political participation. We examine forms of participation that differ in domain (localExpand
Partisan Bias in Factual Beliefs About Politics
Partisanship seems to affect factual beliefs about politics. For example, Republicans are more likely than Democrats to say that the deficit rose during the Clinton administration; Democrats are moreExpand
Identifying the Persuasive Effects of Presidential Advertising
Do presidential campaign advertisements mobilize, inform, or persuade citizens? To answer this question we exploit a natural experiment, the accidental treatment of some individuals living inExpand
Personality Traits and the Consumption of Political Information
In this article, we examine the relationship between dispositional personality traits (the Big Five) and the consumption of political information. We present detailed hypotheses about theExpand
Personality and the Strength and Direction of Partisan Identification
We examine the associations between personality traits and the strength and direction of partisan identification using a large national sample. We theorize that the relationships between Big FiveExpand
Deliberate Discretion? The Institutional Foundations of Bureaucratic Autonomy. By John D. Huber and Charles R. Shipan. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 304p. $65.00 cloth, $24.00 paper
  • G. Huber
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Perspectives on Politics
  • 1 March 2004
1. Laws, bureaucratic autonomy and the comparative study of delegation 2. Rational delegation or helpless abdication? The relationship between bureaucrats and politicians 3. Statutes as blueprintsExpand
The Economic Security Index: A New Measure for Research and Policy Analysis
This paper presents the Economic Security Index (ESI), a new, more comprehensive measure of economic insecurity. By combining data from multiple surveys, we create an integrated measure of volatilityExpand