We are delighted to to announce that five excellent PSR articles have been shortlisted for the The Best Paper Award 2022 (in alphabetical order):
Measuring MPs’ Responsiveness: How to Do it and Stay Out of Trouble – Rosie Campbell, Diane Bolet, 2022 (Research Article: Symposium)
Kayfabe, Smartdom and Marking Out: Can Pro-Wrestling Help Us Understand Donald Trump? – David S Moon, 2022 (Research Article)
Sexual Predators in Contest for Public Office: How the American Electorate Responds to News of Allegations of Candidates Committing Sexual Assault and Harassment – Stephanie Stark, Sofía Collignon, 2022 (Research Article)
Do Free Food and Beverages Bring People to the Political Meeting? The Survey Experiment of Attendance-Buying – Milan Školník, Michael Haman, Jan Čopík, 2022 (The Null Hypothesis)
When “Don’t Know” Indicates Nonignorable Missingness: Using the Estimation of Political Knowledge as an Example – Tsung-Han Tsai, 2022 (Research Article)
The whole issue 2/2022 can be found here.
Experiments with Politicians: Ethics, Power, and the Boundaries of Political Science
Introduction to Symposium: Experiments with Politicians: Ethics, Power, and the Boundaries of Political Science Peter John and Florian Foos Measuring MPs’ Responsiveness: How to Do It and Stay Out of Trouble Rosie Campbell and Diane Bolet Ethics Audits in Cross-National Research: Experiences from Correspondence Study Field Experiments with National Politicians in Four European Democracies Helene Helboe Pedersen, Tom Louwerse and Thomas Zittel Advantages, Challenges and Limitations of Audit Experiments with Constituents Daniel Bischof, Gidon Cohen, Sarah Cohen, Florian Foos, Patrick Michael Kuhn, Kyriaki Nanou, Neil Visalvanich and Nick Vivyan Proposing a Compensation Requirement for Audit Studies Daniel M Butler and Scott Desposato Auditing Ethics: A Cost-Benefit Framework for Audit Studies Charles Crabtree and Kostanca Dhima Public Impacts from Elite Audit Experiments: Aggregate and Response Delay Harms Scott Desposato The Myth of Academics’ Non-interference in Legislatures Adam Zelizer How to Get Information Out of Members of Parliament (Without Being Told Off b y the Speaker) Philip Cowley Value-added and Transparent Experiments Peter John Loewen and Daniel Rubenson
STATE OF ART – REVIEW ARTICLE
THE NULL HYPOTHESIS
“When faced with a new policy challenge, such as cutting carbon emissions, making urban spaces more cycling-friendly, or developing social housing projects, today’s policymakers : can and do often draw on a wide palette of successful role models” – says Daniel Bertram in a short podcast based on his PSR article . Accounting for Culture in Policy Transfer: A Blueprint for Research and Practice
Article: Bertram D. (2022), , Political Studies Review 2022, Vol. 20(1) 83–100 Accounting for Culture in Policy Transfer: A Blueprint for Research and Practice
Daniel Bertram holds an LLB in Global Law and a BSc in Public Governance from Tilburg University, where he also worked as a research assistant at the Department for Public Law and Governance. He is currently affiliated with the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.
His research interests lie at the intersection between
law and governance, with a particular focus on the influence of globalization on international and domestic institutions
Eliza Kania, Brunel University London
The whole issue 1/2022 can be found here.
Pluralism and Political Studies in the UK
State of the Art – Review Articles