A new study co-authored by an MIT economist shows that when it comes to growth, democracy significantly increases development.
Election Science articles
This election science section highlights important research in political science as it relates to democracy, the ultimate invention in political science. Technology and science have played a major role in democratic history and this section seeks to constantly reexamine the important ideas behind it all. Be sure to also check out our Election Technology section and our articles on Technology Dissidents, the Internet and Voting or Voting Machines.
A growing body of research suggests animals may offer political lessons. Many make decisions using familiar political systems, from autocracy to democracy.
“Sexist” data is making it harder to improve women’s and girls’ lives, the world’s leading philanthropic couple Bill and Melinda Gates said on Tuesday.
Demand for long acting contraception rose sharply after 2016 election by 21.6% in 30 days after election compared to rates at same time of year in 2015.
A publication by NSGIC shows that most voter registration systems and precinct boundaries have a long way to go before they can be supported by map data.
Scientists have linked climate change to the mass migration flows that followed the Arab Spring in North Africa and the Middle East a few years ago.
A new academic paper from University of California, Santa Barbara is quite unique in that the product is a mobile app for political dissidents.
University of Florida professor Gilbert has developed technology to make voting accessible. Will his invention be used at polling locations in the country.
Risk-limiting audits seek to examine a relatively small number of randomly drawn ballots to offer a 95 percent assurance that the tabulation is correct.
In the 2017 election for the 28th district in the Virginia House of Delegates, Republican Bob Thomas beat his Democratic opponent, Joshua Cole, by 82 votes.