PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS

Recent Draft Papers

"On the Sources of Public Responsiveness to Policy," 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association.

"Responsiveness and Representation A Preliminary Analysis of Wave 4 CSES Data," 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association.

Published Project Papers:

"When do the Rich Win?," with J. Alexander Branham, forthcoming in Political Science Quarterly.

"Electoral Sytems and Opinion Representation," Representation 51(3): 273-285.

"The Majoritarian and Proportional Visions and Democratic Responsiveness," Electoral Studies 40: 539–547.

"It's (Change in) the (Future) Economy, Stupid: Economic Indicators, the Media, and Public Opinion," with Dominic Stecula, American Journal of Political Science 59(2): 457-474.

"Elections,” with Mark Franklin, in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability, Mark Bovens, Robert E. Goodin and Thomas Schillemans, eds., Oxford: Oxford University Press.

"Economic Crisis and Support for Redistribution in the UK,” in Mass Politics in Tough Times, Nancy Bermeo and Larry Bartels, eds., New York: Oxford University Press.

"Political Institutions and the Opinion-Policy Link," West European Politics 35(6): 1407-1432.

"Federalism and Public Responsiveness to Policy," in Publius: The Journal of Federalism 41(1): 31-52.

"Inequality in Political Responsiveness?" in Who Gets Represented?, Russell Sage Foundation, Peter Enns and Christopher Wlezien, eds.

"On the Limits to Inequality in Representation," PS: Political Science and Politics. (An earlier version of this paper was presented at the American Political Science Assocation meetings, Philadelphia PA, Aug-Sept 2006).

"The Relationship between Public Opinion and Policy," in the Oxford Handbook of Political Behavior, Russell Dalton and Hans-Dieter Klingemann, eds.

"Public Opinion and Policy," in the Oxford Handbook of Canadian Politics, John Courtney and David Smith, eds.

"Homogeneity and Heterogeneity in Responsiveness to Policy," paper prepared for delivery at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Assocation, Chicago IL, Aug-Sept 2007.

"Degrees of Democracy: Public Preferences and Policy in Comparative Perspective," Juan March Institute (Madrid) Working Paper.
Previous versions were presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwest Political Science Association, Corpus Christi, Texas, March 2004, and at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia PA, August 26-31 2003.

"Opinion Representation and Policy Feedback: Canada in Comparative Perspective," Canadian Journal of Political Science 37(3):531-559. (A previous version was presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association, Halifax NS, May 30-June 1 2003.)

"Opinion-Policy Dynamics: Public Preferences and Public Expenditure in the United Kingdom," British Journal of Political Science 35: 665-689.
Previous versions were presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 3-6 2003, the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, August 2002, Boston, USA, and the Elections, Public Opinion and Parties Annual Conference, September 2002, Salford, UK.

"Public Expenditure in the UK: How Measures Matter," with Iain McLean, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A 169(2): 255-271. A previous version was presented at the Annual Meeting of the Political Studies Association, April 2002, Aberdeen, Scotland.

"Measures and Models of Budgetary Policy," Policy Studies Journal 31(2): 273-86. A previous version of this paper is available through the Nuffield College Politics Working Papers Series.

Related Papers:

Jennings, Will and Christopher Wlezien. 2015. "Preferences, Problems and Representation," Political Science Research and Methods 3(3): 659-681.

Soroka, Stuart N. 2006. "Good News and Bad News: Asymmetric Responses to Economic Information," The Journal of Politics 68(2): 372-385. A previous version of this paper was presented at the 2004 European Consortium for Political Research session, Upsalla, Sweden.

Wlezien, Christopher. 2005. "On the Salience of Political Issues: The Problem with 'Most Important Problem'," Electoral Studies 24: 555-579.

Wlezien, Christopher. 2004. "Patterns of Representation: Dynamics of Public Preferences and Policy," Journal of Politics 66: 1-24. (Previous versions of this paper were presented at the 1995 Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, the 1997 Meeting of the Southwest Political Science Association, New Orleans, the 1998 Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, the University of Arizona, Rice University, Texas A&M University, and as part of the Political Economy Workshop at the University of Houston. This paper is also available as Nuffield College Politics Working paper 2002-W1).

Soroka, Stuart N. 2003. "Media, Public Opinion, and Foreign Policy," Harvard International Journal of Press and Politics 8(1). A previous version of this paper was presented at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, San Francisco, California, USA.

Soroka, Stuart N. and Elvin Lim. 2003. "Issue Definition and the Opinion-Policy Link: Public Preferences and Health Care Spending in the US and UK," British Journal of Politics and International Relations 5(4).