Sarah Hill has published a study in the American Review of Public Administration, “Election Administration Finance in California Counties”, which examines the determinants of election administration costs.
In a new paper in the Journal of Politics, Alberto Simpser and Daniela Donno argue that high-quality election monitoring, by preventing certain forms of election fraud, can cause incumbent leaders to resort to tactics that have a negative effect on overall governance in the country.
Seth Masket and Michael G. Miller explore the impact of public campaign funding on the ideology of legislators. The authors find that clean-funded legislators were more " ideologically extreme relative to their districts and parties than traditionally-funded legislators were."
The World Bank Development Research Group has published a new paper examining the effectiveness of "shoestring" methods of impact evaluation.
In a new paper, Fred Finan and Laura Schechter explore factors that contribute to vote-buying among individuals.
Writing in the American Journal of Political Science, Paul Herrson, Michael Hamner and Richard Niemi have published a new paper, “The Impact of Ballot Type on Voter Errors.”