The CP Group was established in 2015. It is run by Sona Golder and Matt Golder. Here is a list of our publications and working papers. Graduate students authored or coauthored 29 of our 47 publications since 2015.

Book Manuscripts Under Contract
  1. William Roberts Clark & Matt Golder. Interaction Models. Book manuscript under contract for the Methodological Tools in the Social Sciences Series at Cambridge University Press.
  2. William Roberts Clark, Matt Golder & Sona N. Golder. Comparative Politics. Book manuscript under contract with Sage/CQ Press.
Revise and Resubmit
  1. Charles Crabtree, Holger L. Kern, and Steven Pfaff, “Mass Media and the Diffusion of Collective Action in Authoritarian Regimes: The June 1953 East German Uprising.” Revise and resubmit at International Studies Quarterly.
  2. Nicholas Dietrich and Charles Crabtree, “Domestic Demand for Human Rights: Free Speech and the Freedom–Security Trade-Off.” Revise and resubmit at International Studies Quarterly.
  3. Micah Gell-Redman, Neil Visalvanich, Charles Crabtree, and Christopher J. Fariss, “It’s All About that Race: How State Legislators Respond to Immigrant Constituents.” Revise and resubmit at Political Research Quarterly.
Under Review
  1. Charles Crabtree, Matt Golder, Thomas Gschwend, & Indriði Indriðason. “Campaign Sentiment in European Party Manifestos.”
  2. Rose McDermott, Charles Crabtree, and Pete Hatemi, “Experimentation in Political Science: A Call for Best Ethical Practices and a New Standard – Respect for Society.”
  3. Charles Crabtree and Nils Weidmann, “Internet Service Provision under Authoritarian Rule: Experimental Evidence from Belarus.”
  4. Charles Crabtree, and Michael J. Nelson, “Natural Resource Dependence and its Corrosive Effect on De Facto Judicial Independence.”
  5. Charles Crabtree, Christopher J. Fariss, & Holger L. Kern. “Truth Replaced by Silence: A Field Experiment on Private Censorship in Russia.
  6. Charles Crabtree and Holger L. Kern, “Using Electromagnetic Signal Propagation Models to Calculate Radio and Television Coverage: An Introduction.”
  7. Christopher J. Fariss, Charles Crabtree, Therese Anders, Zachary M. Jones, Fridolin Linder, and Jonathan Markowitz, “Estimating Historic Measures of GDP, Population, and GDP Per Capita.”
  8. D. Alex Hughes, Micah Gell-Redman, Charles Crabtree, Natarajan Krishnaswami, Diana Rodenberger, and Guillermo Monge, “Who Else Gets to Vote? New Evidence for Discrimination Among County Election Officials.”
  9. Charles Crabtree and Michael J. Nelson, “A Comprehensive Test of Insurance Theory.”
  10. Steven Pfaff, Charles Crabtree, Christopher J. Fariss, Jason J. Jones, Holger L. Kern, “Religious Discrimination among K-12 Principals: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment.”
  11. Charles Crabtree, Holger L. Kern, and David Siegel, “Cults of Personality, Preference Falsification, and the Dictator’s Dilemma.”
2018
  1. Charles Crabtree and Christian Davenport. Forthcoming. “Defining the Terms of the Debate: Repression, Oppression, and Discrimination.” PS: Political Science and Politics.
  2. Kevin L. Cope, Charles Crabtree, and Christopher J. Fariss. Forthcoming. “Conceptualizing Repression.” Law and Contemporary Problems.
  3. Charles Crabtree & Christian Davenport. (eds.) 2018. “Symposium: What Can the Repression Literature Tell Us About American Politics?” PS: Political Science and Politics 51 (1).
  4. Charles Crabtree & Christian Davenport. 2018. “Extending the Study of Repression to the United States.” PS: Political Science and Politics 51 (1).
  5. Charles Crabtree. 2018. An Introduction to Email Audit Studies. Forthcoming in S. Michael Gaddis (ed.) Audit Studies: Behind the Scenes with Theory, Method, and Nuance. New York: Springer.

 

2017
  1. Matt Golder & Sona Golder. (eds.) 2017. “Symposium: Women/Gender and Comparative Politics.” CP: Newsletter of the Comparative Politics Organized Section of the American Political Science Association 27(1): 1-
  2. Charles CrabtreeKostanca Dhima. 2017. “Testing Theories of Group Consciousness.” CP: Newsletter of the Comparative Politics Organized Section of the American Political Science Association 27(1):.
  3. Zijie Shao, Yaoyao Dai and Xianglin Xu. 2017. “Agenda-Setting and International News Coverage: A Quantitative Text Analysis on China Central TV News Reports” (In Chinese). Journal of Chinese Academy of Governance 4: 29-34.
  4. Yaoyao Dai and Zijie Shao. 2017. “Populism as a Strategy of Authoritarian Survival in China: Concept and Measurement.” CP: Newsletter of the Comparative Politics Organized Section of the American Political Science Association 26(2).
  5. Margaret H. Ariotti & Sona N. Golder. Forthcoming. Partisan Portfolio Allocation in African Democracies. Comparative Political Studies.
  6. William Roberts Clark, Matt Golder & Sona Nadenichek Golder. 2017. Principles of Comparative Politics. 3rd edition. Washington DC: Sage/CQ Press.
  7. Sona N. Golder, Ignacio Lago, André Blais, Elisabeth Gidengil, & Thomas Gschwend. 2017. Multi-Level Electoral Politics. New York: Oxford University Press.
  8. Sona N. Golder, Laura B. Stephenson, Karine Van der Straeten, André Blais, Damien Bol, Philipp Harfst, & Jean-François Laslier. Forthcoming. “Votes for Women: Electoral Systems and Support for Female Candidates.” Politics & Gender.
  9. Sona N. Golder, Laura B. Stephenson, Karine Van der Straeten, André Blais, Damien Bol, Philipp Harfst, & Jean-François Laslier. June 2, 2017. “Good News: Fielding Women Candidates Doesn’t Put Parties at a Disadvantage in Elections.” Democratic Audit UK.
  10. Matt Golder & Ben Ferland. Forthcoming. “Electoral Systems and Elite-Citizen Ideological Congruence.” Erik Herron, Robert Pekkanen & Matthew Shugart (eds). The Oxford Handbook of Electoral Systems. New York: Oxford University Press.
  11. Daniel M. Butler & Charles Crabtree. Forthcoming. “Moving Beyond Measurement: Adapting Audit Studies to Test Bias- Reducing Interventions. Can Information Reduce Politicians’ Racial Bias?”  Journal of Experimental Political Science.
  12. Charles Crabtree, Christopher J. Fariss, and Paul Schuler. March 24, 2017. “In Belarus, Europe’s ‘Last Dictator’ is Actually Allowing Protest..” The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post.
  13. Charles Crabtree and Michael J. Nelson. 2017. “plotrr: Functions for Making Visual Exploratory Data Analysis with Nested Data Easier.” Journal of Open Source Software, 10.5281/zenodo.290608.
  14. Pete Hatemi, Charles Crabtree, and Rose McDermott. Forthcoming. “Does the Public’s Private Behavior Match Their Political Preferences?” Personality and Individual Differences.
  15. Benjamin Ferland. Forthcoming. “Retrospective Ideological Representation And Its Impact On Democratic Satisfaction.” Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties.
  16. Charles Crabtree and Christopher J. Fariss. 2017. “Stylized Facts and Experimentation.” Sociological Science 3: 910–914.
  17. William Roberts Clark, Matt Golder & Sona N. Golder. Forthcoming.  “An Exit, Voice, and Loyalty Model of Politics.” British Journal of Political Studies.
    • Awarded the 2016 Brian Barry Prize from the British Academy.
  18. Charles Crabtree & Michael J. Nelson. Forthcoming. “New Evidence for a Positive Relationship between De Facto Judicial Independence and State Respect for Empowerment Rights.” International Studies Quarterly.
  19. Charles Crabtree & Matt Golder. Forthcoming.   “Party System Volatility in Post-Communist Europe.” British Journal of Political Science.
2016
  1. Margaret H. Ariotti. 2016. “Burkina Faso’s 2015 Presidential and Legislative Elections.” Electoral Studies 44: 445-448.
  2. Matt Golder & Sona Golder. (eds.) 2016. “Symposium: Populism in Comparative Perspective.” CP: Newsletter of the Comparative Politics Organized Section of the American Political Science Association 26(2): 1-131.
  3. Zijie Shao, Yaoyao Dai and Xianglin Xu. 2016. “Agenda-Setting and International News Coverage: A Quantitative Text Analysis on China Central TV News Reports” (In Chinese). Journal of Chinese Academy of Governance 4: 29-34.
  4. Benjamin Ferland. 2016.  “Revisiting the Ideological Congruence Controversy.” European Journal of Political Research, 55 (2): 358-373.
  5. Charles Crabtree, Christopher J. Fariss, & Paul Schuler. 2016. “The Presidential Election in Belarus, October 2015.” Electoral Studies 42: 304-307.
  6. Garrett Glasgow & Sona N. Golder. February 18, 2016. “On the Difficulty of Forecasting ‘Winners’ in Parliamentary Elections.” The Plot: Politics Decoded.
  7. Damien Bol, Philipp Harfst, André Blais, Sona N. Golder, Jean-François Laslier, Laura B. Stephenson, & Karine Van der Straeten. 2016.  “Addressing Europe’s Democratic Deficit: An Experimental Evaluation of the Pan-European District Proposal.” European Union Politics. 17(4): 525-545.
  8. Charles Crabtree & Molly Ariotti. 2016.   “Improving the Interpretability and Research Transparency of Maps.” CP: Newsletter of the Comparative Politics Organized Section of the American Political Science Association 26(1): 65-72.
  9. Matt Golder. 2016. “Far Right Parties in Europe.” Annual Review of Political Science 19: 477-497.
  10. Matt Golder & Sona N. Golder (eds). 2016.  “Symposia: Data Access and Research Transparency (DA-RT) / The Politics of Space.” CP: Newsletter of the Comparative Politics Organized Section of the American Political Science Association 26(1):1-108.
2015
  1. Benjamin Ferland. 2015.  “A Rational or Virtuous Citizenry? – The Asymmetric Impact of Biases in Votes-Seats Translation on Citizens’ Satisfaction with Democracy.” Electoral Studies 40: 394-408.
  2. Margaret (Molly) Ariotti & Naunihal Singh. September 21, 2015. “Can Burkina Faso — Africa’s most coup-prone state — become a stable democracy?The Monkey Cage Blog, The Washington Post.
  3. André Blais, Damien Bol, Philipp Harfst, Sona N. Golder, Jean-François Laslier, Laura B. Stephenson, & Karine Van der Straeten. 2015.  “The EuroVotePlus Experiment.” European Union Politics 16 (4): 739-754.
  4. William Roberts Clark & Matt Golder (eds). 2015.   “Symposium: Big Data, Causal Inference, and Formal Theory” PS: Political Science and Politics 48: 65-106.
  5. William Roberts Clark & Matt Golder. 2015. “Big Data, Causal Inference, and Formal Theory: Contradictory Trends in Political Science?’PS: Political Science and Politics 48: 65-70.
  6. Charles Crabtree, David Darmofal, and Holger L. Kern. 2015. “A Spatial Analysis of the Impact of West German Television on Protest Mobilization During the East German revolution.Journal of Peace Research, 52 (3): 269-284.
  7. Charles Crabtree, David Darmofal, and Holger L. Kern. February 26, 2015. “How Did West German TV Affect East German Protests?The Monkey Cage Blog, The Washington Post.
  8. Charles Crabtree and Christopher J. Fariss. 2015. “Uncovering Patterns Among Latent Variables: Human Rights and De Facto Judicial Independence.” Research & Politics, 2 (3): 1-9.
  9. Christopher J. Fariss, Zachary M. Jones, Fridolin Linder, Charles Crabtree, Megan A. Biek, Ana-Sophia M. Ross, Taranamol Kaur, & Michael Tsai. 2015. “Human Rights Texts: Converting Human Rights Primary Source Documents into Data.” PLOS ONE, 10 (9):
  10. 2015. Garrett Glasgow & Sona N. Golder. 2015.  “A New Approach to the Study of Parties Entering Government.” British Journal of Political Science. 45(4): 739-754.
  11. Sona N. Golder. 2015. “Government Formation and Cabinets.” In Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences (Wiley).
  12. Matt Golder & Sona N. Golder (eds).  2015. “Symposium: Training the Next Generation of Comparative Politics Scholars.” CP: Newsletter of the Comparative Politics Organized Section of the American Political Science Association 25(2): 1-49.
  13. Matt Golder & Sona N. Golder (eds). 2015.   “Symposium: Studying Sensitive Political Phenomena.” CP: Newsletter of the Comparative Politics Organized Section of the American Political Science Association 25(1): 1-50.