How Elections and Parties Influence Legislative Effectiveness Assessing Causes and Institutional Implications in the U.S. Senate

  • Ben Gruenbaum
  • Published 2015

Abstract

I provide a new perspective on individual legislative productivity by analyzing a subset of Senate amendments that were offered in identical form at least twice by the same Senator. This data makes it possible to account for the confounded relationship between institutional variables, legislative content, and individual legislative success. In contrast to… (More)

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@inproceedings{Gruenbaum2015HowEA, title={How Elections and Parties Influence Legislative Effectiveness Assessing Causes and Institutional Implications in the U.S. Senate}, author={Ben Gruenbaum}, year={2015} }