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Competing Gridlock Models and Status Quo Policies

Abstract: (Link to Political Analysis.) Spatial theories of lawmaking predict that legislative productivity is increasing in the number of status quo policies that lie outside of the gridlock interval, but be- cause locations of status quo policies are difficult to measure,...

Author: Jonathan Woon, University of Pittsburgh; Ian Palmer Cook, University of Pittsburgh

Formal Theory, Legislative, Published, Simulation   :   May 23, 2013 9:05 PM  :  read more »


About the Author

Ian P. Cook is a Ph.D. student at the University of Pittsburgh, studying American Politics. He has also been a researcher with the RAND Corporation. No material on this site implies endorsement by either institution.