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
September 5, 2017
The surprising result suggests the need to rethink the role of money in politics.
Anthony Fowler, Haritz Garro and Jörg L. Spenkuch
May 6, 2016
A direct-vote system could have a sizeable impact on the behaviors of voters and candidates.
Brett Gordon and Wesley Hartmann
January 4, 2016
How political advertising is a zero-sum game.
Jörg L. Spenkuch and David Toniatti
May 5, 2014
In corporations, academia, and the papal conclave, transparent voting and voter privacy interact in surprisingly complex ways.
September 4, 2012
Women at a disadvantage when competing for leadership positions
Ernesto Reuben, Pedro Rey-Biel, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales
April 2, 2012
Celebrity endorsement of political candidates can make a difference at the polls.
Craig Garthwaite and Timothy Moore
November 1, 2010
Populist policies may harm voters but reward leaders
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
October 1, 2010
Prime ballot position improves a candidate’s chances of winning office.
Marc Meredith and Yuval Salant
May 1, 2009
Black male CEOS are more successful when their facial features are perceived as less threatening.
Robert W. Livingston and Nicholas Pearce
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