Civic Competence

 

James N. Druckman and Arthur Lupia. 2016. "Preference Change in Competitive Political Environments." Annual Review of Political Science 19: 13-31.

Arthur Lupia. 2015. "Polls Can Give People a Stronger Voice." New York Times

Peter Loewen, Arthur Lupia, and Daniel Rubenson. 2015. "What the Canadian and British Election Polls Tell Us About Donald Trump." Washington Post.

Arthur Lupia, Adam Seth Levine, and Natasha Zharinova. 2010. "Should Political Scientists Use the Self-Confirming Equilibrium Concept? Benefits, Costs and an Application to Jury Theorems." Political Analysis 18: 103-123.

 

Arthur Lupia and Jesse O. Menning. 2009. "When Can Politicians Scare Citizens into Supporting Bad Policies?" American Journal of Political Science 53 (1): 90-106.

 

Markus Prior and Arthur Lupia. 2008. "Money, Time, and Political Knowledge: Distinguishing Quick Recall and Political Learning Skills." American Journal of Political Science 52 (1): 168-182.
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Arthur Lupia, Adam Seth Levine, Jesse O. Menning, and Gisela Sin. 2007. "Were Bush Tax Cut Supporters 'Simply Ignorant?': A Second Look at Conservatives and Liberals in 'Homer Gets a Tax Cut.'" Perspectives on Politics 5 (4): 773-784.

 

Yanna Krupnikov, Adam Seth Levine, Markus Prior, and Arthur Lupia. 2006. "Public Ignorance and Estate Tax Repeal: The Effect of Partisan Differences and Survey Incentives." National Tax Journal 59 (3): 425-437.

 

Arthur Lupia. 2006. "How Elitism Undermines the Study of Citizen Competence." Critical Review 18 (1--3): 217-232.

 

Arthur Lupia and Tasha S. Philpot. 2005. "Views From Inside the Net: How Websites Affect Young Adults' Political Interest." Journal of Politics 67 (4): 1122-1142.

 

Arthur Lupia and Mathew D. McCubbins. 2005. The Democratic Dilemma: Can Citizens Learn What They Need to Know? (Japanese translation). Tokyo: Bokutakusha. [Data Available Here]

 

Arthur Lupia. 2004. "Questioning Our Competence: Tasks, Institutions, and the Limited Practical Relevance of Political Knowledge Measures" Manuscript.

 

Arthur Lupia. 2004. "The Wrong Tack (Can Deliberation Day Improve Civic Competence?)" Legal Affairs 3:43-45.

 

Arthur Lupia. 2004. "Can Political Institutions Increase Citizens' Competence? Findings from a Formal Model and Two Experiments." In Irwin Morris, Joe A. Oppenheimer, and Karol Soltan (eds.) Politics from Anarchy to Democracy: Rational Choice in Political Science. Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press, 132-156.  Book available here.

 

Arthur Lupia. 2004. "Necessary Conditions for Improving Civic Competence." Working Paper.

 

Arthur Lupia and Zoe Baird. 2003. "Can Web Sites Change Citizens: Implications of Web, White and Blue 2000." PS: Political Science and Politics 36 (1): 77-82.

 

Arthur Lupia. 2002. "Deliberation Disconnected: What it Takes to Improve Civic Competence." Law and Contemporary Problems 65 (3): 133-150.

 

Arthur Lupia. 2001. "Dumber than Chimps? An Assessment of Direct Democracy Voters." In Larry J. Sabato, Bruce Larson, and Howard Ernst (eds.) Dangerous Democracy? The Battle Over Ballot Initiatives in America. Lanham,MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 66 - 70.  [Book Available Here]

 

Arthur Lupia and Richard Johnston. 2001. "Are Voters to Blame? Voter Competence and Elite Maneuvers in Public Referendums." In Matthew Mendelsohn and Andrew Parkin (eds.) Referendum Democracy: Citizens, Elites, and Deliberation in Referendum Campaigns. Toronto: MacMillan/St. Martin's Press, 191-210.  [Book Available Here]

 

Arthur Lupia, Mathew D. McCubbins, and Samuel L. Popkin. 2000. "Incorporating Reason into the Study of Politics." In Arthur Lupia, Mathew D. McCubbins, and Samuel L. Popkin (eds.) Elements of Reason: Cognition, Choice, and the Bounds of Rationality. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1-20.  [Book Available Here]

 

Arthur Lupia and Mathew D. McCubbins. 2000. "The Institutional Foundations of Political Competence." In Arthur Lupia, Mathew D. McCubbins, and Samuel L. Popkin (eds.) Elements of Reason: Cognition, Choice, and the Bounds of Rationality. New York: Cambridge University Press, 47-66.  [Book Available Here]

 

Elisabeth R. Gerber and Arthur Lupia. 1999. "Voter Competence in Direct Legislation Elections." In Steven L. Elkin and Karol E. Soltan (eds.) Citizen Competence and Democratic Institutions. University Park, PA: Penn State Press, 147-160.  [Book Available Here]

 

Arthur Lupia and Mathew D. McCubbins. 1998. The Democratic Dilemma: Can Citizens Learn What They Need to Know? New York: Cambridge University Press.

[Data Available Here], scroll down to Experiments

 

Elisabeth Gerber and Arthur Lupia. 1995. "Campaign Competition and Policy Responsiveness in Direct Legislation Campaigns." Political Behavior 17 (3): 287-306.

 

Arthur Lupia. 1994. "Shortcuts Versus Encyclopedias: Information and Voting Behavior in California Insurance Reform Elections." American Political Science Review 88 (1): 63-76.

[Data Available Here] Additional replication materials available on articles page.

 

Arthur Lupia. 1994. "The Effect of Information on Voting Behavior and Electoral Outcomes: An Experimental Study of Direct Legislation." Public Choice 78: 65-86.

 

Arthur Lupia. 1992. "Busy Voters, Agenda Control and the Power of Information." American Political Science Review 86 (2): 390-403.