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Public Policy
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Tracking Campus Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Christopher Marsicano, Kathleen Felten, Luis Toledo, Madeline Buitendorp
American higher education institutions rapidly responded to the COVID
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Comparative Politics
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Political Regimes and Deaths in the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Gabriel Cepaluni, Michael Dorsch, Réka Branyiczki
This paper provides a quantitative examination of the link between political institutions and deaths during the first 100 days of the COVID-19 pandemic. We demonstrate that countries with more democratic political institutions experienced deaths on a larger per capita scale and sooner than less democratic countries. The result is robust to the inclusion of many relevant controls, a battery of estimation techniques, and to estimation with instruments for the institutional measures that we consider. Additionally, we examine the extent to which COVID
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Comparative Politics
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Democracy, State Capacity, and COVID-19 Related School Closures
Axel Cronert
This study investigates the institutional determinants of the timing of COVID
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American Government and Politics
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Pandemic Politics: Timing State-Level Social Distancing Responses to COVID-19
Christopher Adolph, Kenya Amano, Bree Bang-Jensen, Nancy Fullman, John Wilkerson
As the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 spread throughout the United States in early 2020, the federal government issued social distancing recommendations but left to the states the most difficult and consequential decisions restricting behavior, such as canceling events, closing schools and businesses, and issuing stay-at-home orders. We present an original dataset of state-level social distancing policy responses to the epidemic and explore how political partisanship, COVID
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American Government and Politics
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“Covid19 and Protest Repertoires in the United States: An initial description of limited change”
Jeremy Pressman, Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick
In April, almost 89% of protest were either for enhanced or reduced Covid-related protections or equipment. 194 protests or 43.0% of the month’s total were directly to promote public health, including more PPE (60 protests), demands for other workplace protections (37), the release of prisoners and detainees (60), and general support for stay-at-home measures. At the same time, 206 protests or 45.7% opposed restrictive public health measures and called for reopening. Only 23 demonstrations or 5.1% protested non-Covid
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Public Opinion and Voting Behavior
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Explaining Perceptions of Climate Change in the US
Matthew Loveless, Chiara Binelli, Brian Schaffner
All subjects in round 1, regardless of experimental condition, provide an independent esti- mate of each outcome variable, so that, for this baseline measurement, all subjects constitute independent observations. 16 Due to the covid
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Comparative Politics
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Pandemics and Political Development: The Electoral Legacy of the Black Death in Germany
Daniel Gingerich, Jan Vogler
Pandemics that infect great numbers of individuals but which have relatively low mortality rates—such as the Spanish Flu of 1918 or today’s Covid
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