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Archived Op-Eds & Blog Posts-2008

  • 11/17/08 http://bit.ly/10QNfq8 -  Shot at unthinkable: an end to cronyism  (news.vanderbilt.edu) By David E. Lewis - "Like other presidents before him, President-elect Barack Obama will be under immense pressure to reward campaign workers, state and local party officials, interest groups and key donors with positions in the new administration."

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6/30/15 CSDI Working Paper 2015-2 titled "Controlling Agency Choke Points: Presidents and Regulatory Personnel Turnover" has been released. The paper is authored by Kathleen M. Doherty, David E. Lewis and Scott Limbocker.

4/1/15 CSDI Working Paper 2015-1 titled"Incorporating Legislative Effectiveness into Nonmarket Strategy: The Case of Financial Services Reform and the Great Recession"has been released. The paper is authored by Craig Volden and CSDI Affiliate Alan E. Wiseman.

12/19/14 CSDI Working Paper 2014-7 titled ''Spatial Models of Legislative Effectiveness''has been released. The paper is authored by Matthew P. HittCraig Volden, and CSDI Affiliate Alan E. Wiseman.

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NPR -6-24-15- CSDI affiliate Bruce Oppenheimer speaks to NPR's Audie Cornish about the changing demographics and politics of the South after the Charleston S.C., shooting.

NYT -6/22/15- Paul Krugman assesses the role of race in contemporary American politics and policy-making, drawing in part on research by Larry Bartels examining political shifts in the white working class (Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2006, 1: 201-226) .

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