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Knox and Mummolo OpEd in Washington Post: It took us months to contest a flawed study on police bias. Here’s why that’s dangerous.
Jan. 29, 2020

Is the use of force by police racially biased, and if so, to what degree? When a peer-reviewed study that claimed to answer this longstanding challenge to social science was published last year in a prestigious journal, Dean Knox and Jonathan Mummolo demonstrated mathematically that it was based on a logical fallacy. Now, in an

Cavaille Work Cited in Vox on Economic Policy and Attitudes Toward Immigration
Jan. 27, 2020

A Vox article, discussing social democratic policies and immigration, cites a recent paper by Charlotte Cavaille and John Marshall that found that the introduction of mandatory schooling laws in Europe…

Frances Lee, Co-Chair Select Committee on Modernization of Congress, Releases Final Report
Jan. 10, 2020

Concerns about the state of Congress have sparked a number of reform efforts. Among these was the creation of a new Congressional committee: the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress. To contribute to this effort, the American Political Science Association