Paul Jorgensen

Paul Jorgensen — Campaign Finance: Improved Data and New Research

The second Lab seminar took place on February 13, 2013 and was led by Paul Jorgensen, Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Texas- Pan American, and Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics non-residential Fellow. Working with Harvard's Center for Geographic Analysis and Baker Library as a residential Fellow in 2011-2012, Professor Jorgensen developed methods for merging campaign finance data with other demographic, political, and economic data. As a non-...

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The Politics of Distraction: A Call for a Fresh Look at Ad Effects

Lab Fellows Michael Jones and Paul Jorgensen publish a new study in the Journal of Political Marketing on political television advertisements' influence (or otherwise) on congressional election results. Their results, also reported in USA Today, are further explained for both scholarly and non-academic audiences in this blog entry, written for the Lab.

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