Categories
American politics

AOPSSS #51 “Party Identification and Social Relationship: Exploring the Causal Mechanisms”

In the fifty-first AOPSSS session, Ikuma Ogura (Georgetown) pesented his paper that decomposes the mechanisms lying behind partisanship and social relationships empirically. Matthew Blackwell (Harvard), Andrew Engelhardt (University of North Carolina, Greensboro), Yphtach Lelkes (University of Pennsylvania), and Alexander Theodoridis (UMass) offered a wide variety of very helpful comments.

Categories
American politics

AOPSSS #45 “Understanding Perceptions of Asian-ness and Group Membership among Asian Americans”

In the forty-fifth AOPSSS session, Jennifer Wu (Yale) presented her paper on how perceptions of Asian-ness – specifically, whether some national origin groups are perceived as being “more” or “less” Asian – influences subsequent perceptions and preferences around the descriptive representativeness of Asian politicians. Nathan K. Chan (UC, Irvine), Edward T. Chang (UC, Riverside), Natalie Masuoka (UCLA), and Sara Sadhwani (Pomona College) provided fantastic conceptual, empirical, and theoretical comments.

Categories
American politics

AOPSSS #40 “Does Perspective Taking Reduce Discrimination?”

In the fortieth AOPSSS session, I presented a research design with my Experiments in Politics students and coauthors about anti-Asian discrimination in American healthcare worker preferences. The public attendees provided us with many helpful comments. We’ve since revised our design to incorporate all of them and look forward to fielding the study soon!

Categories
American politics

AOPSSS #39 “Beyond Pan-Ethnicity: Responsiveness of Elected Officials to Asian American Subgroups”

In the thirty-ninth AOPSSS session, Yat To Yeung (George Washington) presented his paper about anti-Asian discrimination among elected officials. Chinbo Chong (Indiana), Jae Yeon Kim (UC, Berkeley), and Tanika Raychaudhuri (Princeton) provided extensive comments on a range of empirical issues and public attendees chimed in with many valuable questions and remarks as well.

Categories
American politics

AOPSSS #6 “Supervision among Agencies for the President: Control over Bureaucracy through Interagency Coordination”

In our sixth AOPSSS session, Takaharu Saito (Univ. of Tokyo) presented his new research on American bureaucracies – “Supervision among Agencies for the President: Control over Bureaucracy through Interagency Coordination.” [PaperSlides] Jesse Crosson (Princeton and Trinity University), Kenneth Lowande (Michigan), and Sharece Thrower (Vanderbilt) provided super feedback on conceptual matters and on the theoretical argument, and other participants offered suggestions about the empirics. Looking forward to seeing another version of this paper, as Takaharu moves forward with his exciting work!

If you have any questions or comments for the authors, please add them below!