Category Archives: Things Institutionalists Know that you Should

Things Institutionalists Know that You Should: Timing is Everything

Moving forward with the third installment of our institutionalism series, I’m going to discuss the relevance of time in new institutionalist literature. So far, Nate and Jordan have discussed how institutions and preferences affect outcomes and how those outcomes are … Continue reading

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Things Institutionalists Know that You Should: Why So Much Stability?

Regular readers of the blog will recall that we are drafting a semi-regular series that codifies some of the foundational tenets of new institutionalism.  This is our contribution to a similar effort that focuses on the cores lessons from the … Continue reading

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Things Institutionalists Know that You Should: Plott’s Equation

Inspired by Hans Noel’s “10 Things Political Scientists Know that You Don’t,” Josh, Jordan, Will and I are rolling out a semi-regular series that borrows the idea  and applies lessons from the new institutionalism to politics.  While Noel’s piece generally … Continue reading

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