Tag: Abby K. Wood

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Campaign Finance Transparency Affects Legislators’ Election Outcomes and Behavior Do audits by executive agencies impact the behavior of those audited? Does revealing negative information about legislators affect electoral results and…

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Two former Congressmen discussed opportunities for bipartisan leadership and how to build political consensus. By: Yuming Fang Originally posted at USC Annenberg Media, October 22 at 5:12 PM Two men who…

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In an op-ed posted in The New York Times by a contributing writer,  Abby K. Wood, USC Gould School, was quoted on the standard of acceptable behavior established by the Democratic Party. I’m struck…

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The San Francisco Chronicle published an op-ed by Abby Wood of the USC Gould School and colleagues about the lack of regulation on political advertising that can be micro-targeted by Facebook and other…

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August 22, 2015

byAbby Wood and Christian Grose Bedrosian Faculty Research Award: Government Transparency Laws: Why Do Some Legislators Over Comply?, Awarded January 2015 __________________________ Transparency and the Federal Election Commission: A Boon for…

August 21, 2015

Does transparency enhance the ability for voters to evaluate candidates for office, and reward those candidates who are transparent and honest? Did the random audit policy formerly used by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) have positive benefits for both citizens and candidates?  We theorize that increased transparency creates a stronger democratic process by providing more information to voters about candidates.

January 17, 2015

by Justine Dodgen 2014-2015 Faculty Research Awards Announced The Bedrosian Center is pleased to announce the research projects that have been selected for Faculty Research Awards for the 2014-2015 academic year.…