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Jennifer Jerit and Jason Barabas. 2006. “Bankrupt Rhetoric: Effects of Misleading Information on Knowledge about Social Security” Public Opinion Quarterly. Forthcoming, Fall 2006.

William Claggett and Philip H. Pollock III, "The Modes of Participation Revisited, 1980-2004," Political Research Quarterly, forthcoming.

Erlich, Sean. “Access to Protection: Democratic Institutions and Trade Policies in Democracies,” Forthcoming in International Organization.

Jerit, Jennifer 2006 “Toward a Theory Relating Political Discourse, Media, and Public Opinion.” Journal of Communication. Forthcoming, Summer 2007. With Adam F. Simon.

Bendor, Jonathan, Sunil Kumar and David A. Siegel. Forthcoming. “Rational Parties and Retrospective Voters” Macroeconomic Dynamics.

Mark Souva, Dale L. Smith and Shawn Rowan. “Promoting Trade: The Importance Marketing Protecting Institutions.” Journal of Politics, forthcoming 2007.

Mark Souva. Elite Opinion Differences and Partisanship in Congressional Foreign Policy, 1975-1996. (with David Rohde). Political Research Quarterly.

Weissert, C.S. and W.G. Florida's Health Policy: Making Do on the Cheap. in Government and Politics in Florida, 3rd ed., J. Edwin Benton, ed., University of Florida Press. In press, 2007.


Jordan, Jason. 2006. “Mothers, Wives, and Workers: Explaining Gendered Dimensions of the Welfare State.” Comparative Political Studies. Vol. 39, No. 9, pp. 1109-1132

Jerit, Jennifer, Jason Barabas and Toby Bolsen “Citizens, Knowledge, and the Information Environment,” in the American Journal of Political Science (2006) Vol. 50 (April): 266-82

Jason Barabas “Rational Exuberance: The Stock Market and Public Support for Social Security Privatization,” in the Journal of Politics (2006) Vol. 68 (February): 50-61.

Charles Barrilleaux and P. Brace. 2006 "Notes from the ‘Laboratories of Democracy’: Explaining States' Use of Redistributive and Developmental Policies to Reduce Health Uninsurance." Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law.

Charles Barrilleaux and T. Carsey. “Local Government Political and Governance Institutions.” Review of Policy Research, Fall 2006

Berry, William, Evan Ringquist, Richard Fording and Russell Hanson. “The Measurement and Stability of State Citizen Ideology.” State Politics and Policy Quarterly, 2006.

Berry, William, Evan Ringquist, Richard Fording and Russell Hanson. 2006 “A Comment on ‘Correction: Does State Political Ideology Change Over Time?’,” Political Research Quarterly .

Steve McDonald and Robert E. Crew, Jr 2006. “Welfare to Web to Work: Internet Job Searching Among Former Welfare Clients in Florida.”., Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. 2006. Vol. 33, No.1, March, pp. 239-253.

Robert E. Crew, Jr. and Belinda Creel Davis. 2006."Substance Abuse in a Model of Barriers to the Employment of Welfare Recipients.", Journal of Policy Practice (formerly The Social Policy Journal) 2006. Vol. 5, No. 4. Pp. 69-82.

William Clark, Michael Gilligan & Matt Golder. 2006 "A Simple Multivariate Test for Asymmetric Hypotheses." Political Analysis 14: 311-331.

Thomas Brambor, William Clark & Matt Golder. 2006 "Are African Party Systems Different?" Electoral Studies.

Matt Golder. 2006 “Presidential Coattails and Legislative Fragmentation.” American Journal of Political Science 50: 34-48.

William Clark and Matt Golder. 2006 “Rehabilitating Duverger’s Theory: Testing the Mechanical and Strategic Modifying Effects of Electoral Laws” Comparative Political Studies 39: 679-708.

Thomas Brambor, William Clark and Matt Golder. 2006 “Understanding Interaction Models: Improving Empirical Analyses.” Political Analysis 14: 63-82.

Golder, Sona. 2006. The Logic of Pre-Electoral Coalition Formation, Ohio State University Press.

Golder, Sona. 2006. ‘Pre-Electoral Coalition Formation in Parliamentary Democracies’, British Journal of Political Science. 36: 193-212.

Paul R. Hensel, Sara McLaughlin Mitchell, and Thomas E. Sowers II, "Conflict Management of Riparian Disputes: A Regional Comparison of Dispute Resolution." Political Geography 25, 4 (May 2006): 383-411.

J. Mitchell Pickerill, Robert A. Jackson, and Meredith D. Newman. “Changing Perceptions of Sexual Harassment in the Federal Workforce, 1987-1994.” Law & Policy 28 (July 2006):368-94.

Robert A. Jackson and Jason C. Sides. “Revisiting the Influence of Campaign Tone on Turnout in Senate Elections.” Political Analysis 14 (Spring 2006):206-18.

Maestas, Cherie, Sarah A. Fulton, L. Sandy Maisel, Walter J. Stone. 2006 “When to Risk it? Institutions, Ambitions, and the Decision to Run for the U.S. House” American Political Science Review.

Fulton, Sarah A., Cherie Maestas, L. Sandy Maisel, and Walter Stone, 2006. “The Sense of a Woman: Gender and Congressional Ambition” Political Research Quarterly

John T. Scholz and Cheng-Lung Wang. 2006. “Cooptation or Transformation? Local Policy Networks and Federal Regulatory Enforcement” American Journal of Political Science, 50(1): 81-97.

Mark Souva. 2006. The Liberal Peace Revisited: Democracy, Dependence, Development and Militarized Interstate Dispute Initiation, 1950-1999. With Brandon Prins. International Interactions 32 (2): 183-200.

Staton, Jeffrey K. 2006. “Constitutional Adjudication and the Selective Promotion of Case Results.” American Journal of Political Science. 50 (January): 99-112.

Meinke, Scott R., Jeffrey K. Staton and Steven T. Wuhs. 2006. “State Delegate Selection Rules for Presidential Nominations, 1972-2000.” Journal of Politics. 68 (February):

Stokes-Brown, Atiya Kai. 2006. “Racial Identity and Latino Vote Choice,” American Politics Research, vol. 34, issue 5 (September 2006).

Carol S. Weissert and William G. Weissert. 2006. Governing Health: The Politics of Health Policy. 3d ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University press

Weissert William G. and Edward Alan Miller. “Despite Medicare’s New Drug Law Geography Will Still Dictate Rx Coverage for Many Near-Poor Seniors and Disabled.” Journal of Applied Social Policy, 19:1 2006.

Weissert, William. Survival Skills for the Political Environment of Health Insurance. Inquiry: The Journal of Healthcare Organization, Provision and Financing.43:2 (Summer) 2006.


Berry, William and Brady Baybeck. "Using Geographic Information Systems to Study Interstate Competition." American Political Science Review, 99 (November 2005): 505-19.

Erlich, Sean. 2005. “Government Spending and Public Support for Trade in the OECD: An Empirical Test of the Embedded Liberalism Hypothesis” (with Jude C. Hays and Clint Peinhardt), International Organization 59 (Spring 2005), pp. 473-494.

Matt Golder. 2005 “Democratic Electoral Systems around the World, 1946-2000.” Electoral Studies 24: 103-121.

Golder, Sona. 2005. ‘Pre-Electoral Coalitions in Comparative Perspective: A Test of Existing Hypotheses’, Electoral Studies. 24: 643-63.

Hensel, Paul R., and Sara McLaughlin Mitchell, "Issue Indivisibility and Territorial Claims." GeoJournal 64, 4 (December 2005): 275-285..

Stephen J. Ziegler and Robert A. Jackson. "Who's Not Afraid of Proposal B? An Analysis of Exit-Poll Data from Michigan's Vote on Physician-Assisted Suicide." Politics and the Life Sciences 23 (No. 1, June 2005): 42-48.

HeeMin Kim and Jun Y. Choi. 2005. "Uncertainty on the Korean Peninsula: An Analytic Narratives Approach." East Asian Review.

Maestas, Cherie, L. Sandy Maisel, and Walter Stone, 2005. “Strategic Contact: Party Efforts to Recruit State Legislators to Run for the U.S. House” Legislative Studies Quarterly 30 (May): 277-300

Gerber, Brian, Cherie Maestas and Nelson Dometrius, 2005. “State Legislative Influence over Agency Rulemaking: The Utility of Ex Ante Review” State Politics and Policy Quarterly. 5 (Spring):

Mark Souva, 2005. "Foreign Policy Determinants: Comparing a Realist and Domestic-Political Model of Foreign Policy." Conflict Management and Peace Science 22(2): 149-164.

P. Kloha, C. Weissert and R. Kleine. "Someone to Watch Over Me: State Practices in Monitoring Local Fiscal Conditions." American Review of Public Administration. 35,3 (September 2005): 236-255.

P. Kloha, C. Weissert, and R. Kleine."Developing and Testing a New Composite Model to Predict Local Fiscal Distress." Public Administration Review 65,3 (May 2005): 278-288.

Weissert, W.G. and Edward A. Miller. Punishing the Pioneers: The Medicare Modernization Act. Pubius: The Journal of Federalism. 35:1. Winter 2005. 115-14.

Weissert, W.G. Cynthia Cready, and James E. Pawelak. The Past and Future of Home and Community- Based Long-Term Care. The Milbank Quarterly, Vol. 83, No. 4, 2005 (pp. 1–71).


Jason Barabas “How Deliberation Affects Policy Opinions,” in the American Political Science Review (2004) Vol. 98 (Nov.): 687-701.

Jason Barabas “Redistricting Principles and Racial Representation,” in State Politics and Policy Quarterly (2004) Vol. 4 (Winter): 415-35 with Jennifer Jerit.

Robert A. Jackson and Meredith D. Newman. “Sexual Harassment in the Federal Workplace Revisited: Influences on Sexual Harassment by Gender.” Public Administration Review 64 (November/December 2004):705-17.

Jerit, Jennifer 2004 “Survival of the Fittest: Rhetoric during the Course of an Election Campaign.” Political Psychology 25, 4 (2004): 563-576.

Mike Lustzig, Patrick James, and HeeMin Kim. 2004. "Signalling and Tariff Policy: The Strategic Multi-Stage Rent Reduction Game." Canadian Journal of Political Science, 36: 765-790.

Jeffery J. Mondak, Christopher J. Lewis, Jason C. Sides, Joohyun Kang, and J. Olyn Long. 2004. "Presidential Source Cues and Policy Appraisals, 1981-2000." American Politics Research 32:219-35.

Stone, Walter, L. Sandy Maisel and Cherie Maestas, 2004. “Quality Counts: Extending the Strategic Politician Model of Incumbent Deterrence” American Journal of Political Science. Vol. 48

Will H. Moore and Stephen M. Shellman. 2004. "Fear of Persecution: Forced Migration, 1952-95," Journal of Conflict Resolution, October, 48(5):723-745.

Chris Lee, Ronny Lindström, Will H. Moore and Kürsad Turan. 2004. "Ethnicity and Repression: The Ethnic Composition of Countries and Human Rights Violations," in S.C. Carey & S.C Poe (eds) Understanding Human Rights Violations: New Systematic Studies, Ashgate, pp. 186-201.

Michael Berkman and Christopher Reenock, 2004. "Incremental Consolidation and Comprehensive Reorganization of American State Executive Branches." American Journal of Political Science 48(4):796-812

Christopher Reenock and Sarah Poggione, 2004. "Bureaucratic Control by Design: Explaining State Legislators' Willingness to Use Ex Ante Tactics in Air Pollution Control." Legislative Studies Quarterly. 29(3): 383-406.

Michael Bernhard, Christopher Reenock and Timothy Nordstrom, 2004. "The Legacy of Western Overseas Colonialism on Democratic Survival." International Studies Quarterly. 48: 225-250.

Mark Souva, 2004. "Institutional Similarity and Interstate Conflict." International Interactions 30 (3): 263-280.

Staton, Jeffrey K. 2004. “Judicial Policy Implementation in Mexico City and Mérida.” Comparative Politics. 37: (October): 41-60.

C. Weissert. "Promise and Perils of State-Based Road to Universal Health Insurance in the United States." Journal of Health Care Law and Policy 7,1 (2004): 42-69.

Edward A. Miller, William G. Weissert. Managed Care for Medicare-Medicaid Dual Eligibles: Appropriateness, Availability, Payment, and Policy. Journal of Applied Gerontology. Vol 23. No. 4 December 2004. 333-348.


Ahn, T.K., Elinor Ostrom, and James Walker. 2003. “Heterogeneous Preferences and Collective Action.” Public Choice. 117: 295-314.

Ostrom, Elinor, and T.K. Ahn. 2003. Foundations of Social Capital. London: Edward Elgar.

Charles Barrilleaux and M. Berkman, 2003. "Do Governors Matter? Budgeting Rules and the Politics of State Policy Making," Political Research Quarterly 56: 409-17.

Charles Barrilleaux, and B. Davis, 2003. "Explaining State-Level Variations in Levels and Change in the Distribution of Income in the US, 1978-1990," American Politics Research 31: 280-300.

Charles Barrilleaux and E. Bernick, 2003. "Deservingness, Discretion, and the State Politics of Welfare Spending, 1990-1996." State Politics and Policy Quarterly 3: 1-18.

Berry, William, Richard Fording and Russell Hanson. "Reassessing the Race to the Bottom in State Welfare Policy: Resolving the Conflict Between Individual-Level and Aggregate Research." Journal of Politics, 65 (May 2003): 327-49.

Robert E. Crew, Jr. and Belinda Creel Davis. 2003 "Assessing the Effects of Substance Abuse Among Applicants for TANF Benefits: The Outcome of A Demonstration Project in Florida.” Journal of Health and Social Policy. Vol 17, #1, 2003, pp. 39 - 53.

Robert E. Crew, Jr. and Scott Lamothe. 2003. "Evaluating The Efficiency of Private Sector Organizations in Helping Welfare Beneficiaries Find Employment." Vol.27,#2, pp. 151-164. Evaluation Review.

Robert E. Crew, Jr. and Mary Ruggiero Anderson 2003. "Accountability and Performance of Charter Schools in Florida: A Theory Based Evaluation." American Journal of Evaluation. Vol 24, #2, Summer,2003, pp. 189-212.

Matt Golder. 2003. “Explaining Variation in the Electoral Success of Extreme Right Parties in Western Europe.” Comparative Political Studies. 36: 432-466.

Matt Golder. 2003. “Electoral Institutions, Unemployment and Extreme Right Parties: A Correction.” British Journal of Political Science. 33: 525-534.

Robert A. Jackson. “Differential Influences on Latino Electoral Participation.” Political Behavior 25 (December 2003):339-66.

Meredith D. Newman, Robert A. Jackson, and Douglas D. Baker. “Sexual Harassment in the Federal Workplace.” Public Administration Review 63 (July/August 2003):472-83.

Robert A. Jackson. “Macro Research on Campaign Mobilization in the United States.” Journal of Political Marketing 2 (No. 2, 2003):25-45.

HeeMin Kim and Richard C. Fording. 2003. “Voter Ideology in Western Democracies: An Update.” European Journal of Political Research 42: 95-105.

Will H. Moore and David J. Lanoue. 2003. "Domestic Politics and US Foreign Policy: A Study of Cold War Conflict Behavior," Journal of Politics, May, 65(2):376-396.

Christian A. Davenport, Will H. Moore, and Steven C. Poe. 2003. "Sometimes You Just Have to Leave: Threat and Refugee Movements, 1964-1989," International Interactions, 29:27-55.

Matthew J. Lebo and Will H. Moore. 2003. "Foreign Policy Behavior and Fractional Integration," Journal of Conflict Resolution, Feb, 47(1):13-32.

John T. Scholz. 2003. “Contractual Compliance and the Federal Income Tax System” Journal of Law and Policy 13:139 – 203,

Mark Schneider, Mark Lubell, John T. Scholz, Denisa Midruta, Matt Edwards. 2003 “Building Consensual Institutions: Networks and the National Estuary Program” American Journal of Political Science, 47:143-158,

Mark Souva, 2003. "The Economic Peace Between Democracies: Economic Sanctions and Domestic Institutions." With David Lektzian. Journal of Peace Research 40 (6): 641-660.

Stokes-Brown, Atiya Kai. “Latino Group Consciousness and Political Participation,” American Politics Research, vol. 31, issue 4 (July 2003).

Stokes-Brown, Atiya Kai. “Women Running ‘as Women’: Candidate Gender, Campaign Issues and Voter Targeting Strategies” with Paul S. Herrnson and J. Celeste Lay, Journal of Politics, vol. 65, issue 1 (February 2003).

R. Kleine, P. Kloha and C. Weissert. "New Tool for State Oversight of Local Governments Fiscal Health." Government Finance Review, 19,3 (April 2003): 18-23.

Weissert, W.G., Michael Chernew, Richard Hirth. "Titrating Versus Targeting Home Care Services to Frail Elderly Clients:An Application of Agency Theory and Cost-Beneift Analysis to Home Care Policy." Journal Of Aging And Health, Vol. 15 No. 1, February 2003 pp. 99-123.

Miller, E.A. and Weissert, W.G., “Strategies for Integrating Medicare and Medicaid: Designs Features and Incentives," Medical Care Research and Review, Vol. 60, No. 2. June 2003, pp. 123-157.

William G. Weissert, Richard A. Hirth, Michael E. Chernew, Sadhna Diwan, and Jinkyung Kim. “Case Management: Effects of Improved Risk and Value Information.” The Gerontologist, Vol. 43, No. 6, 797–805.

Edward A. Miller, William G. Weissert. "Models, Measures, and Methods: Variability in Aging Research." Home Health Care Services Quarterly.2003;22(2):43-67.

William Weissert. "Medicare Rx: Just a Few of the Reasons Why It Was So Difficult to Pass." Public Policy and Aging Report. Vol. 13, No. 4, Fall 2003, pg. 1.

Weissert, W.G., Michael Chernew, Richard Hirth. Titrating Versus Targeting Home Care Services to Frail Elderly Clients:An Application of Agency Theory and Cost-Beneift Analysis to Home Care Policy. Journal Of Aging And Health, Vol. 15 No. 1, February 2003 pp. 99-123.

Miller, E.A. and Weissert, W.G., “Strategies for Integrating Medicare and Medicaid: Designs Features and Incentives, Medical Care Research and Review, Vol. 60, No. 2. June 2003, pp. 123-157.


Jason Barabas “Another Look at the Measurement of Political Knowledge,” in Political Analysis (2002) Vol. 10 (Spring): 209.

Jason Barabas “Invoking Public Opinion: Policy Elites and Social Security,” in Public Opinion Quarterly (2002) 66 (Summer): 235-64 with Fay Lomax Cook and Benjamin I. Page.

Robert E. Crew, Jr., David Branham, Gregory Weiher, and Ethan Bernick. 2002 "Political Events in A Model of Gubernatorial Approval," State Politics and Policy Quarterly. Volume 2, #3, Fall, 2002, pp. 283-297.

William Clark, Matt Golder and Sona Golder. 2002. “Fiscal Policy and the Democratic Process in the European Union.” European Union Politics. 3: 205-230.

Paul R. Hensel, "The More Things Change...: Recognizing and Responding to Trends in Armed Conflict." Conflict Management and Peace Science 19, 1 (Spring 2002): 27-53.

HeeMin Kim and Jun Y. Choi. 2002. “Uncertainty in Foreign Policy Making: A Bayesian Game-Theoretic Analysis of Korea.” Global Economic Review 31: 25-40.

HeeMin Kim and Richard C. Fording. 2002. “Government Partisanship in Western Democracies, 1945-1998.” European Journal of Political Research 41: 165-184.

Mark Lubell, John T. Scholz, Mark Schneider, and Mihriye Mete 2002.“Watershed Partnerships and the Emergence of Collective Action Institutions.” American Journal of Political Science 46: 148-163

Quan Li and Dale L. Smith. “The Dilemma of Financial Liberalization: State Autonomy and Societal Demands.” Journal of Politics, vol. 64, no. 3 (August 2002), pp. 764-790.

Quan Li and Dale L. Smith. “Testing Alternative Explanations of Capital Control Liberalization.” Policy Studies Review, vol. 19, no. 1 (Spring 2002), pp. 28-52.

C. Weissert and S. Silberman. “Legislative Demands for Bureaucratic Policymaking: The Case of State Medical Boards.” Legislative Studies Quarterly 27,1 (February 2002): 123-139.

C. Weissert and M. Goggin. Non-incremental Policy Change: Lessons from Michigan’s Medicaid Managed Care Initiatives. Public Administration Review, 62,2 (March-April 2002): 206-216.

Miller, E.A., Weissert, W.G. “Incidence of Four Adverse Outcomes in the Elderly Population: Implications for Home Care Policy and Research.” Home Health Care Services Quarterly, Vol. 20, No.4, 2002, pp. 17-47.


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