Direct Democracy & Public Policy
Milita, Kerri, Jaclyn Bunch & Sara Yeganeh. Forthcoming. “It Could Happen to You: How Risk Exposure Shapes Policy Attitudes Toward Wealth Redistribution.” Journal of Public Policy. [Click Here for Replication Files]
Bunch, Jaclyn, Scott Liebertz, & Kerri Milita. 2018. "Outcomes & Outputs: Long-term Effects of TANF on Poverty & Caseload Enrollment." Public Policy & Administration.
Milita, Kerri. 2017. “Beyond Roll-Off: Individual Level Abstention on Ballot Measure Voting.” Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties 27 (4): 448-65.
Milita, Kerri, and Jaclyn Bunch. 2017. “Helicopter Parenting and the Policy Attitudes of College Students.” PS: Political Science & Politics 50 (2): 359-66.
Milita, Kerri. 2015. "Election Laws & Agenda-Setting: How Election Law Restrictiveness Shapes the Complexity of State Ballot Measures." State Politics & Policy Quarterly 15 (2): 119-46. [Click Here for Replication Files]
Milita, Kerri. 2015. "Restrictive Ballot Access Laws Reduce the Technical Complexity of Initiatives & Make Them More Likely to Pass." USAPP. London School of Economics.
Milita, Kerri. “Restricting the Initiative: the Role of State Legislative Threat Perception.” Working paper.
Milita, Kerri. "Does Direct Democracy Hinder Descriptive Representation in U.S. Congressional Delegations?" Working paper.
Campaigns & Congressional Elections
Krupnikov, Yanna, Kerri Milita, Elizabeth Connors, & John Barry Ryan. Forthcoming. “Gender Differences in the Quality of Political Discussion.” Political Science Research and Methods.
Milita, Kerri, & John Barry Ryan. 2019. "Battleground States and Local Coverage of American Presidential Campaigns." Political Research Quarterly 72 (1): 104-16 . [Click Here for Replication Files]
Piston, Spencer, Yanna Krupnikov, John Barry Ryan & Kerri Milita. 2018. “Clear as Black and White: the Effects of Ambiguous Rhetoric Depend on Candidate Race.” The Journal of Politics 80 (2): 662-74. [Click Here for Replication Files]
Milita, Kerri, Elizabeth Simas, John Barry Ryan, & Yanna Krupnikov. 2017. "The Effects of Ambiguous Rhetoric in Congressional Elections." Electoral Studies 46: 48-63.
Milita, Kerri, John Barry Ryan, & Elizabeth Simas. 2014. "Nowhere to Run, Nothing to Hide, or Nothing to Lose? Candidate Position-Taking in U.S. House Elections." Political Behavior 36 (2): 427-49.
Schraufnagel, Scot, & Kerri Milita. 2010. "The Partisan Duopoly in U.S. House Elections: an Analysis of Minor Party Failure, 1976-2006." Representation 46 (2): 249-61.
Schraufnagel, Scot, & Kerri Milita. 2010. "Testing the Effects of Ballot Access Reform on Non-Major Party Electoral Fortunes: the Case of Florida's Revision 11." American Review of Politics 31 (1): 25-39.
Simas, Elizabeth N., Kerri Milita, & John Barry Ryan. "Ambiguous Rhetoric and Legislative Accountability." Invited to revise & resubmit.
Soroka, Stuart, John Barry Ryan, Kerri Milita, Yanna Krupnikov, and Patrick Kraft. "How the Internet Changes Information Environments." Invited to Revise & Resubmit.
Milita, Kerri, & Jaclyn Bunch. "Helicopter Parenting & the Selective Decline of Political Ambition." Under review.
Milita, Kerri. "Ambiguous Rhetoric & Credit Claiming: Stacking the Deck Against Women Candidates?” Working paper.