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

U.S. Policy Agendas Project Releasing Data Updates
01 Dec 2016
The Policy Agendas Project (www.comparativeagendas.net/us), directed by Bryan D. Jones at the University of Texas at Austin, announces updates to project datasets.  Since the release of the Comparative Agendas Project website in March of 2016, the U.S. Policy Agendas ...
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CAP Conference 2017 in Edinburgh--Call for Presentations
14 Nov 2016
We are happy to announce that the 10th Annual Conference of the Comparative Agendas Project (CAP) will take place at the University of Edinburgh on June 15-17, 2017.  Presentations in all areas of public policy are welcome and should be based on an academic research paper, ...
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Michelle Wolfe, Long Time Member of the CAP Community, Killed By Lightning
30 Sep 2016
On Sunday, September 30th, Michelle Wolfe, a long time member of the the CAP community and former manager of the Policy Agendas Project, was out hiking in the Austin Greenbelt when she was hit by lightning and killed. Michelle was an avid hiker and loved the outdoors. She ...
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