The Comparative Agendas Project collects and organizes data from archived sources to track policy outcomes across countries.   Read more
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    Belgium's Legislative Agenda

    Annual bill introductions in Belgium's parliament vary by number and policy content.
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    The Evolution of Immigration Attention

    Political chief executives in Europe and the US raised the issue of immigration in speeches to their legislatures at relatively high levels from 2000 to 2008, but suddenly cut back after 2008.
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    Response to Crisis

    The U.S. Congress held more hearings and the President issued more executive orders during the energy crisis of the 1970s.
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    New U.S. Media Data

    Amber Boydstun’s New York Times Front Page data offers a different view of the amount of attention the media paid to issues over time.
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    The Environmental Race

    While the US has long lead Denmark in proportion of bills introduced in the legislature related to the environment, the US has fallen behind in the past two decades.
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    Changing Agendas on Civil Rights

    The U.S. led Denmark in legislative activity on civil rights, until something changed in the 1970s.
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News

Article using Italian CAP data was awarded the 2016 Giovanni Sartori prize!
25 Sep 2017
The Giovanni Sartori Prize is awarded annually to the authors of the best paper in the Italian Political Science Review. The 2016 prize went to an article written by Federico Russo and Luca Verzichelli entitled "Government ideology and party priorities: the determinants of ...
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U.S. Senators on Twitter: Asymmetric Party Rhetoric in 140 Characters
18 Sep 2017
Annelise Russell, a graduate student at the Universty of Texas at Austin, published an article American Politics Research on the behavior of Senators on Twitter. The abstract: The U.S. Senate is a party-polarized institution where divisive politicalrhetoric stems from the ...
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The Implications of Legislative Expediency
28 Jun 2017
Jonathan Lewallen, an assistant professor in political science at the University of Tampa and member of the Comparative Agendas Project community, says that the rush to pass health care legislation in the U.S. may lead to errors. In a Q & A with Vice.com he notes that ...
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