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elections international relations

AOPSSS #4 “How Repression Spreads Dissent: The Diffusion of Election Violence in India”

In our fourth AOPSSS session, Jun Koga Sudduth (University of Strathclyde) presented her ambitious new paper with Max Gallop (University of Strathclyde) – “How Repression Spreads Dissent: The Diffusion of Election Violence in India.” [PaperSlidesNaoki Egami (Columbia), Edward Goldring (USC), and Howard Liu (Essex) provided constructive comments that primarily focused on how to best contextualize the paper’s theoretical and empirical contributions, and the other session participants offered a range of other suggestions. Looking forward to seeing the next version of this paper and, more broadly, where this research agenda leads!

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comparative politics international relations

AOPSSS #3: “Public Diplomacy Increases Foreign Public Approval: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis”

In the third AOPSSS session, Ben Goldsmith (ANU) presented his fascinating paper with Yusaku Horiuchi (Dartmouth), and Kelly Matush (Texas Tech) – “Public Diplomacy Increases Foreign Public Approval: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis.” [PaperSlidesTyler Jost (Brown), Matt Malis (NYU), and Atsushi Tago (Waseda) offered detailed, well-considered excellent comments, and the other session participants chimed in with a number of empirical and theoretical suggestions. Best of luck to the authors as they finish preparing the paper for submission!

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comparative politics international relations

AOPSSS #2: “The Business of Immigration: Why Corporate and Mass Preferences Diverge”

In the second AOPSSS session, Rieko Kage (University of Tokyo) and presented her great new paper with Frances Rosenbluth (Yale University), and Seiki Tanaka (University of Groningen) – “The Business of Immigration: Why Corporate and Mass Preferences Diverge.” [PaperSlides] Charlotte Cavaille (Michigan), Kevin Cope (UVA), Alexander Kustov (Yale), Michael Strausz (TCU), and Yu Jin Woo (Waseda) provided excellent discussant comments, and the other session participants offered thoughtful feedback on a range of issues. We’re all looking forward to seeing the next version of the paper!

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comparative politics international relations

AOPSSS #1: “Political Regimes and Refugee Entries: Motivations behind Refugees and Host Governments.”

In the first session of AOPSSS, Masaaki Higashijima (Tohoku) and Yu Jin Woo (Waseda) presented their fascinating new paper “Political Regimes and Refugee Entries: Motivations behind Refugees and Host Governments.” [Slides] Loren Collingwood (UC, Riverside), Kevin Cope (UVA), and Adrian Shin (Colorado) offered excellent discussant comments, and the other session participants provided valuable feedback on a range of issues. We’re all looking forward to seeing the next version of the paper!

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