Papers Available to DownloadTorrey Shineman


Peer Reviewed Publications:

  • If You Mobilize Them, They Will Become Informed: Experimental Evidence that Information Acquisition is Endogenous to the Costs and Incentives to Participate". British Journal of Political Science (forthcoming). Published online November 23rd 2106. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007123416000168
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Articles in Progress:

  • “Restoring Rights, Restoring Trust: Evidence that Revering Felon Disenfranchisement Policies Increases Both Trust and Cooperation with Government" Download
  • "The Non-Electoral Effects of Felon Disenfranchisement: Evidence that the Restoration of Voting Rights Increases Political Information"  Download
  • Costly Extremism: High Participation Costs Encourage Extremist Participation and Discourage Participation from Moderates (A Lab Experiment)"  Download
  • "Evidence that Casting a Ballot Increases Political Trust: Isolating the Downstream Effects of Voting by Generating Exogenous Shocks in Turnout"  Download
  • “Compulsory Voting Increases Political Information: Leveraging Intra-National Variation in Compulsory Voting Laws across the Austrian Provinces" 
  • “Racist Attitudes Are Decreasing Support for Felon Voting Rights"  Download
  • “Compulsory Voting as Compulsory Balloting: How Mandatory Balloting Laws Increase Informed Voting Without Increasing Uninformed Voting”
  • “Isolating the Effects of Electoral Participation on Political Efficacy”

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications and Media Posts:
  • Interview with Wort 89.9 FM (Wisconsin), “8 O’Clock Buzz”, November 19th, 2018
  • “Florida restores voting rights to 1.5 million citizens, which might also decrease crime.” The Conversation, November 7th 2018. Link
  • “Florida’s Amendment 4: Restoring voting rights to people with felonies might also reduce crime.” The Conversation, October 26th, 2018. Link
  • Interview with ABC Radio – Adelaide (Australia), “Prisoner’s Right to Vote”, July 30th, 2018. Link
  • “Would turnout go up if we didn’t have to vote on a workday?” The Monkey Cage, November 6th 2018. Link
  • Interview with WESA (90.5), Pittsburgh’s NPR Station, “What Really Motivates Someone to Vote?”, April 26th 2016 link here.
  • Shineman,Victoria. 2013. “Methods for Using Surveys to Estimate Behavioral Effects”. The Experimental Political Scientist, Spring 2013, Pages 16–25 link here
  • “Incentivizing Participation Would Increase Voter Turnout *and* Political Information”. The Monkey Cage, November 6th, 2012 link here
  • “More on Mandatory Voting, Which Does *Not* Necessarily Make Electorate Less Informed”. The Monkey Cage, November 28th, 2011 link here