July 8, 2022
Keeping your head down when hot-button topics arise could come at a cost to your reputation.
Ike Silver and Alex Shaw
June 8, 2022
A look at this form of government at a time when democracy is under stress around the world.
Georgy Egorov, Ameet Morjaria, Sandeep Baliga, Nancy Qian and and coauthors
November 1, 2021
Tone is key, according to new research, which found that a change in TV ad strategy could have altered the results of the 2000 presidential election.
Brett Gordon, Mitchell J. Lovett, Bowen Luo and James Reeder
June 1, 2021
Civil Servants Often Work for Administrations They Disagree with Politically. How Does This Affect Their Job Performance?
While the benefits of insulating career bureaucrats are clear, new research explores whether there are downsides, too.
Jörg L. Spenkuch, Edoardo Teso and Guo Xu
February 1, 2021
A new study examines the power of public scrutiny to keep high-ranking officials in check.
Quoc-Anh Do, Yen-Teik Lee, Bang D. Nguyen and Kieu-Trang Nguyen
October 29, 2020
These days, political identity functions a lot like religious identity.
Eli J Finkel and Cynthia S. Wang
October 5, 2020
When Executives Donate to Politicians, How Much Are They Keeping Their Companies’ Interests in Mind?
A new study looks at the motivation behind these donations, which make up nearly a fifth of all political giving.
September 1, 2020
A new study suggests that, more than four decades later, the impact of these policies on political leanings is apparent.
Ethan Kaplan, Jörg L. Spenkuch and Cody Tuttle
August 3, 2020
Facebook, Twitter, and users themselves have few incentives to distinguish fact from fiction.
July 10, 2020
Why We Know So Little about Disparities within the Federal Court System—and How That’s Finally Changing
Millions of hard-to-obtain public court records shed new light on the fairness of the U.S. judiciary.
Adam Pah, David Schwartz, Sarath Sanga, Zachary Clopton, Peter DiCola, Rachel Davis Mersey, Charlotte Alexander, Kristian Hammond and Luis A. Nunes Amaral
August 13, 2019
When People Think Their Neighbors Support Trump, They’re More Likely to Express Anti-immigrant Views
Social norms are powerful—but fluid. A study of the 2016 election shows how they can change.
Georgy Egorov, Leonardo Bursztyn and Stefano Fiorin
July 1, 2019
In many cases, no. But economic anxiety can ignite powerful gender stereotypes.
Ryan Lei and Galen Bodenhausen
June 3, 2019
Game theory reveals why some conflicts escalate and others don’t.
Sandeep Baliga and Tomas Sjöström
January 17, 2019
New research explores how political ideology can affect whose accomplishments we celebrate.
Nour Kteily, Matthew D. Rocklage, Kaylene McClanahan and Arnold K. Ho
January 7, 2019
4-year degree-holders tend to be big supporters—even though they are personally unlikely to benefit.
David A. Matsa and Amalia R. Miller
January 3, 2019
During natural disasters, the media spotlight shifts—and special interests benefit.
Ethan Kaplan, Jörg L. Spenkuch and Haishan Yuan
October 30, 2018
A look at whether celebrity endorsements matter, why the top spot on a ballot is coveted, and more election research from Kellogg faculty.
Craig Garthwaite, Angela Y. Lee, Yuval Salant, Georgy Egorov and Jörg L. Spenkuch
September 4, 2018
The fallout can hinge on how much a country’s people trust each other.
Nancy Qian, Nathan Nunn and Jaya Wen
August 2, 2018
A new study explains why heroes always say, “I just did what anybody would do.”
Maryam Kouchaki, Isaac Smith and Krishna Savani
June 7, 2018
Winners can differ when voting is done by district versus at-large.
Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia, Georgy Egorov and Ruben Enikolopov
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