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New Study: Are Voters Influenced by Campaign Visits?

13 days ago − SAGE
Los Angeles, CA (August 17, 2016) Despite their extensive national press coverage, campaign visits might not be worth presidential candidates' time and resources. A new study out today finds that voters are largely unaware of and unresponsive to campaign visits. The study was published as part of a special issue of The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (a journal from SAGE Publishing) titled "Elections…
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08-17-16

Many Underestimate Financial Loss Due to Poor Arithmetic

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08-23-16

Study Finds Changes to Retirement Savings System May Exacerbate Economic Inequality
SEATTLE -- A shift to defined-contribution retirement plans, such as 401(k) plans, has led to an income and education gap in pension savings that could exacerbate future economic inequality,…
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08-22-16

Who Are You? Squatters Can Actually Help a Neighborhood
SEATTLE -- Squatters who illegally occupy vacant homes or buildings are not always contributing to apathy or social disorder, says a new University of Michigan study that will be…
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08-22-16

Study Highlights Crucial Ethnic Majority-minority Divide in Kyrgyzstan
SEATTLE -- In the part of the world that often makes headlines because of religious strife, ethnic divides are no less -- and perhaps even more -- consequential for…
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08-22-16

Survey Finds Vast Majority of Americans Think US Is Divided over Values And Politics
Americans see their country as deeply divided over values and politics -- a gap they do not expect to diminish any time soon, according to a new survey conducted…
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08-30-16

Single Women with Personal Wealth More Likely to Become Entrepreneurs Than Men
A new economic study by the University of Stirling and Royal Holloway, University of London has found evidence that there is a big difference in cash flow problems faced…
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08-22-16

9/11 Merged US Immigration And Terrorism Efforts at Latinos' Expense, Study Finds
SEATTLE -- After September 11, issues of immigration and terrorism merged, heightening surveillance and racializing Latino immigrants as a threat to national security, according to sociologists at The University…
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08-18-16

Flexitime Works Better for Men Than Women, Study Finds
Flexitime and having autonomy over working hours - known as schedule control - impacts differently on men and women and may increase the gender pay gap. That's the…
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11-17-15

Can Data on TV Watching Predict Presidential Election Outcomes?
New Rochelle, November 17, 2015--A provocative new study shows that big data-derived models developed and trained based on people's television viewing behavior in "safe" U.S. states can be used…
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06-10-15

Epic Fails in 2015 Elections: Does Polling Jeopardize Fairness?
Britain, Queensland, Israel, Poland - 2015 has been a year of electoral polling failure and it could have major implications on election outcomes, say QUT economics researchers. …
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02-01-16

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08-17-16

Study Finds That Views of Swing Voters Do Not Matter Much to Presidential Candidates

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04-18-16

Presidential Elections: Electoral College Increases Ad Spending in Typical Election
The advertising landscape during presidential elections could look a whole lot different if each American were to vote for his or her own preferred candidate, instead of having to…
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09-03-14

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