Politics, Institutions, and Public Policy
A Message From Daniel Galvin, Program Chair
From the partisan divide on COVID-19 to systemic racial injustices to impediments to democratic participation, political institutions are being tested like never before. IPR faculty examine how political, social, and economic dynamics affect institutional operations and decision-making processes in the United States. Researchers analyze the interplay between political institutions, political behavior, and public policies.
Recently published articles and working papers in this program area include:
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach and Michael Strain. 2020. Employment Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit: Taking the Long View (WP-20-52).
Levi Boxell, Jacob Conway, James Druckman, and Matthew Gentzkow. 2020. Affective Polarization Did Not Increase During the Coronavirus Pandemic (WP-20-51).
Stephanie Edgerly, Rachel Davis Mersey, and Owen Youngman. 2020. Market-based Opportunities in Local News Innovation: Drafting a Theoretical Framework (WP-20-50).
Representing the fields of political science, economics, social policy, psychology, and sociology, faculty delve into the worlds of politics, institutions, and policymaking.