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Hierarchical Dirichlet Process Generalized Linear Models in R (hdpGLM)

This paper presents the R package hdpGLM, which contains an implementation of the hierarchical Dirichlet process mixture of Generalized Linear Models (hdpGLM) proposed in Ferrari (2020), expanding non-parametric Bayesian models proposed in Hannah …

Social Cognition, Perceptions, and Welfare Policy Preferences

The predominant explanation for why income affects redistributive preferences is that people evaluate welfare policies based on their material interest: Lower classes see welfare policies as benefits, while the affluent groups see them as tax …

Measuring Public Polarization and its Connection to the Determinants of Political Preferences

This paper proposes a model to investigate latent polarization on voters' support for redistributive policies. It uses a semi-parametric Bayesian approach to demonstrate how latent heterogeneity in the effect of observed covariates leads to different …

The Effect of Aggregate Income Distribution on Preferences for Centralization of Political Authority

Authors have argued that decentralization of political authority in multilevel polities can have a variety of consequences on policy outcomes. In this paper we investigate how voters make sense of those consequences and how it affects their …

A Finite Mixture Model for Electoral Fraud Detection: Application to the Brazilian 2010 Presidential Election

Preference for Redistribution by Police Area

The Effect of Perceptions about Aggregate Demand for Redistibution on Support for Welfare Policies: a Survey Experiment