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:
Janice Fine, Daniel Galvin, Jenn Round, and Hana Shepherd. 2021. Wage Theft in a Recession: Unemployment, Labor Violations, and Enforcement Strategies for Difficult Times (WP-21-09).
Laurel Harbridge-Yong, Craig Volden, and Alan Wiseman. 2021. Are Bipartisan Lawmakers More Effective? (WP-21-08).
Hui Ding, Mark Duggan, and Amanda Starc. 2021. Getting the Price Right? The Impact of Competitive Bidding in the Medicare Program (WP-21-07).
Representing the fields of political science, economics, social policy, psychology, and sociology, faculty delve into the worlds of politics, institutions, and policymaking.