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Resources for data-driven research on the political behavior of the mass public (especially the voting public). Topics include political preferences, knowledge, socialization, learning, and engagement. Most datasets are public opinion surveys. Also see voting & elections (for voter turnout and vote choice) and migration & citizenship (for immigration policy preferences).
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Union for Radical Political Economics
An interdisciplinary association devoted to the study, development and application of radical political economic analysis to social problems.data

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Two-Way ANOVA with Replication using Data Analysis Tools
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Racial Segregation in American Prisons: How Widespread?
Racial segregation seems to be standard practice in prison. Prisoners are assigned to cells or cell block based on their race. Separating prisoners by race is deemed necessary for safety, […]

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Attacking the Weak or the Strong? An Experiment on the Targets of Parochial AltruismSimon Varaine, +3 more authors (2023) POLBEH, more info.
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Economic Self-Interest and Americans' Redistributive, Class, and Racial Attitudes: The Case of Economic InsecurityCody Melcher (2023) POLBEH, more info.
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Equal Treatment and the Inelasticity of Tax Policy to Rising InequalityKenneth Scheve, +1 more author (2023) CPS, more info.
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Is a Rational Politics of Disaster Possible? Making Useful Decisions for Others in an Experimental Disaster GameTalbot M. Andrews, +2 more authors (2023) POLBEH, more info.
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Temperature and Outgroup DiscriminationDonghyun Danny Choi, +2 more authors (2023) PSRM, more info.
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The Political Consequences of an Optimistic PersonalityJennifer Wolak, +2 more authors (2023) POLBEH, more info.
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'Why Me?' The Role of Perceived Victimhood in American PoliticsMiles Armaly, +1 more author (2022) POLBEH, more info.
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