Does Legislative Capacity Improve Quality of Life?


Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Jeff Harden

Concurrent Associate Professor, Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics
and Statistics


Jeff Harden specializes in American politics and political methodology. His research agenda in American politics focuses on political representation, public policy diffusion, and state politics. His methodology interests include the interpretation and communication of statistical models, network inference, and simulation. His most recent book is The Illusion of Accountability: Transparency and Representation in American Legislatures (Cambridge, 2022). He has also published articles in several journals, including the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, and British Journal of Political Science.


This is an academic research talk intended for Notre Dame faculty, staff, and grad students. This event will not be open to the public.

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