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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News

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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CAP Scholars Detail Historic Policy Patterns in Vox Article
27 Jun 2017
Professors Bryan Jones, Sean Theriault, and Jonathan Lewallen argue that the current debate surrounding health care in the U.S. Senate is par for the course. "The crafting of the American Health Care Act in the Senate — which will affect the lives of millions of Americans — ...
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Monkey Cage covers 'incumbency bonus' research
16 Jun 2017
Recent research by the Danish Policy Agendas Research Group on 'incumbency bonus' is featured in the Monkey Cage Blog at the Washington Post: link. Above any other national executive, the election of Trump in the US shows how much media attention executives draw. We use ...
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