Candidates Listed First Get More Votes

In two new publications I looked at whether individuals listed first on the ballot received systematically more votes than those listed later.  In both North Dakota and California elections, first-listed candidates received a small (less than one percentage point) but consistent benefit from their positions.  The articles are available from…

Evaluating Information and Analyzing Media

University of Michigan – Over two sequential semesters, Evaluating Information and Analyzing Media explores first the basic fundamentals of the development of knowledge, theories, evidence and the collection of data in both social science and analytic media research. The first course explores the tools offered by both traditions for studying…