In this paper we analyze individual contributions data from the 2012 Republican Party preprimary that was collected by the Federal Elections Commission (FEC). We use the basic principles of Social Network Analysis of multiple donors to discern patterns concerning presidential candidates and the Republican Party as a whole.
If presidents wish to see their policy priorities implemented, they need to establish control over career executives occupying key decision making positions. This paper considers the extent to which high-level career executives experience marginalization at the hands of new presidential administrations and whether political conflict drives them from their… (More)
The field of nonmarket strategy has expanded rapidly over the past 20 years to provide theoretical and practical guidance for managers seeking to influence policymaking. Much of this scholarship has built directly on spatial and " pivotal politics " models of lawmaking. While extremely helpful at identifying crucial targets for lobbying, these models treat… (More)