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The Policy Agenda

The Policy Agendas Project

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The Policy Agenda
The Policy Agenda

The Policy Agenda

The Policy Agendas Project

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A podcast discussing the newest research in the political science of the public policy process. Presented by the U.S. Policy Agendas Project at the University of Texas at Austin.

Latest Episodes

Episode 11: Policy Feedback in Democracies and Non-Democracies (with Ross Buchanan)

Ross Buchanan joins the podcast to talk about how both democracies and authoritarian regimes respond to public demand for policy change. His project examines air pollution policy in China and the United States. Working paper here.

-1 sJUL 25
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Episode 11: Policy Feedback in Democracies and Non-Democracies (with Ross Buchanan)

Episode 10: The Reshaping of Western European Politics with Christopher Green-Pedersen

Reporting from the field in Denmark, Brooke Shannon talks with Christopher Green-Pedersen about his new book, The Reshaping of Western European Politics.

-1 sJUN 6
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Episode 10: The Reshaping of Western European Politics with Christopher Green-Pedersen

Episode 9: The Great Broadening with Bryan Jones, Sean Theriault and Michelle Whyman

We talk to Bryan Jones, Sean Theriault and Michelle Whyman about their new book, the Great Broadening, which explores the causes and consequences of the federal government’s vast expansion of its policy agenda in the 1950s-1970s.

76 MINMAY 14
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Episode 9: The Great Broadening with Bryan Jones, Sean Theriault and Michelle Whyman

Episode 8: Education Policy and Problem-Solving with Samuel Workman and Deven Carlson

We talk with Samuel Workman and Deven Carlson on their new project on how organizations use a push and pull process to influence the provision and use of research in education policy. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation, #1827494.

32 MINAPR 30
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Episode 8: Education Policy and Problem-Solving with Samuel Workman and Deven Carlson

Episode 7: Polarization, Agenda Setting, and the Court

E.J. is joined by special guest host Bryan Jones, director of the Policy Agendas Project. They interview three undergraduate J.J. Pickle Research Fellows, Krysta Kilinski, Matt Maldonado and Chloe Slusher, about their research and experience working with the Policy Agendas Project. Krysta’s examines if polarization is caused by replacement of old members of Congress, or adaptation by existing members. Matt examines how problems first appear in party platforms before moving to State of the Union addresses and Congressional hearings. Chloe examines how the Supreme Court’s agenda reacted to the build up of the federal bureaucracy.

-1 sAPR 19
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Episode 7: Polarization, Agenda Setting, and the Court

Episode 6: Disaster Relief with Daniel Sledge and Herschel Thomas

We talk with Daniel Sledge and Herschel Thomas of the University of Texas at Arlington on their new article, “From Disaster Response to Community Recovery: Nongovernmental Entities, Government, and Public Health.”

31 MINMAR 6
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Episode 6: Disaster Relief with Daniel Sledge and Herschel Thomas

Episode 5: Cue-Taking and the Early Legislative Process with Alison Craig

We talk with Alison W. Craig, Assistant Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin, about her new article with co-authors Janet Box‐Steffensmeier and Dino P. Christenson, “Cue-Taking in Congress: Interest Group Signals from Dear Colleague Letters“, in the American Journal of Political Science.

-1 sFEB 13
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Episode 5: Cue-Taking and the Early Legislative Process with Alison Craig

Episode 4: Poor Representation with Kristina Miler

We talk to Kristina Miler of the University of Maryland about her new book:Poor Representation: Congress and the Politics of Poverty in the United States.

35 MINJAN 22
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Episode 4: Poor Representation with Kristina Miler

Episode 3: The Congressional Black Caucus with Periloux Peay

We talk with Periloux Peay on multiple referrals, the representation of minority interests, and the Congressional Black Caucus. Peay is a graduate student at the University of Oklahoma. The working papers that we discuss are found here: Cross-Cutting Legislation and The Impact of Committee Reform on the Pursuit of Black Interests in the House of RepresentativesUn-Equal Opportunity Lawmaking?: Agenda Denial and The Disproportionate Filtering of Minority Issues in the House of Representatives

-1 sJAN 8
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Episode 3: The Congressional Black Caucus with Periloux Peay

Episode 2: The Government-Citizen Disconnect with Suzanne Mettler

E.J.Fagan, Christine Bird and Brooke Shannon interview Professor Suzanne Mettler of Cornell University on her new book,The Government-Citizen Disconnect. They talk about policy feedback, policy design, and U.S. social policy.

24 MIN2018 DEC 11
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Episode 2: The Government-Citizen Disconnect with Suzanne Mettler

Latest Episodes

Episode 11: Policy Feedback in Democracies and Non-Democracies (with Ross Buchanan)

Ross Buchanan joins the podcast to talk about how both democracies and authoritarian regimes respond to public demand for policy change. His project examines air pollution policy in China and the United States. Working paper here.

-1 sJUL 25
Comments
Episode 11: Policy Feedback in Democracies and Non-Democracies (with Ross Buchanan)

Episode 10: The Reshaping of Western European Politics with Christopher Green-Pedersen

Reporting from the field in Denmark, Brooke Shannon talks with Christopher Green-Pedersen about his new book, The Reshaping of Western European Politics.

-1 sJUN 6
Comments
Episode 10: The Reshaping of Western European Politics with Christopher Green-Pedersen

Episode 9: The Great Broadening with Bryan Jones, Sean Theriault and Michelle Whyman

We talk to Bryan Jones, Sean Theriault and Michelle Whyman about their new book, the Great Broadening, which explores the causes and consequences of the federal government’s vast expansion of its policy agenda in the 1950s-1970s.

76 MINMAY 14
Comments
Episode 9: The Great Broadening with Bryan Jones, Sean Theriault and Michelle Whyman

Episode 8: Education Policy and Problem-Solving with Samuel Workman and Deven Carlson

We talk with Samuel Workman and Deven Carlson on their new project on how organizations use a push and pull process to influence the provision and use of research in education policy. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation, #1827494.

32 MINAPR 30
Comments
Episode 8: Education Policy and Problem-Solving with Samuel Workman and Deven Carlson

Episode 7: Polarization, Agenda Setting, and the Court

E.J. is joined by special guest host Bryan Jones, director of the Policy Agendas Project. They interview three undergraduate J.J. Pickle Research Fellows, Krysta Kilinski, Matt Maldonado and Chloe Slusher, about their research and experience working with the Policy Agendas Project. Krysta’s examines if polarization is caused by replacement of old members of Congress, or adaptation by existing members. Matt examines how problems first appear in party platforms before moving to State of the Union addresses and Congressional hearings. Chloe examines how the Supreme Court’s agenda reacted to the build up of the federal bureaucracy.

-1 sAPR 19
Comments
Episode 7: Polarization, Agenda Setting, and the Court

Episode 6: Disaster Relief with Daniel Sledge and Herschel Thomas

We talk with Daniel Sledge and Herschel Thomas of the University of Texas at Arlington on their new article, “From Disaster Response to Community Recovery: Nongovernmental Entities, Government, and Public Health.”

31 MINMAR 6
Comments
Episode 6: Disaster Relief with Daniel Sledge and Herschel Thomas

Episode 5: Cue-Taking and the Early Legislative Process with Alison Craig

We talk with Alison W. Craig, Assistant Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin, about her new article with co-authors Janet Box‐Steffensmeier and Dino P. Christenson, “Cue-Taking in Congress: Interest Group Signals from Dear Colleague Letters“, in the American Journal of Political Science.

-1 sFEB 13
Comments
Episode 5: Cue-Taking and the Early Legislative Process with Alison Craig

Episode 4: Poor Representation with Kristina Miler

We talk to Kristina Miler of the University of Maryland about her new book:Poor Representation: Congress and the Politics of Poverty in the United States.

35 MINJAN 22
Comments
Episode 4: Poor Representation with Kristina Miler

Episode 3: The Congressional Black Caucus with Periloux Peay

We talk with Periloux Peay on multiple referrals, the representation of minority interests, and the Congressional Black Caucus. Peay is a graduate student at the University of Oklahoma. The working papers that we discuss are found here: Cross-Cutting Legislation and The Impact of Committee Reform on the Pursuit of Black Interests in the House of RepresentativesUn-Equal Opportunity Lawmaking?: Agenda Denial and The Disproportionate Filtering of Minority Issues in the House of Representatives

-1 sJAN 8
Comments
Episode 3: The Congressional Black Caucus with Periloux Peay

Episode 2: The Government-Citizen Disconnect with Suzanne Mettler

E.J.Fagan, Christine Bird and Brooke Shannon interview Professor Suzanne Mettler of Cornell University on her new book,The Government-Citizen Disconnect. They talk about policy feedback, policy design, and U.S. social policy.

24 MIN2018 DEC 11
Comments
Episode 2: The Government-Citizen Disconnect with Suzanne Mettler