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Estimating Network Structure via Random Sampling: Cognitive Social Structures and the Adaptive Threshold Method
This paper introduces and tests a novel methodology for measuring networks. Rather than collecting data to observe a network or several networks in full, which is typically costly or impossible, we randomly sample a portion ...
Electronic participation technologies and perceived outcomes for local government
(Taylor & Francis, 2012-05)
U.S local governments are under increasing pressure to adopt electronic participation technologies to engage stakeholders in decision-making. The choice set of technologies and the ease with which they can be applied, has ...
Meat and milk intakes and toddler growth: a comparison feeding intervention of animal-source foods in rural Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 2012-06)
Objective: To examine the effects of animal-source foods on toddler growth. Design: A 5-month comparison feeding intervention study with one of three millet-based porridges randomized to eighteen feeding stations serving ...
Organizational Red Tape: A Measurement Experiment
(Oxford University Press, 2012-07)
Multiple public administration survey research projects have asked respondents to assess the level of red tape in their organizations. Many of these surveys use the following questionnaire item: If red tape is defined as ...
Regional industrial structure and agglomeration economies: An analysis of productivity in three manufacturing industries
We investigate whether a more concentrated regional industrial structure - the dominance of a few large firms in a given industry in a region - limits agglomeration economies and ultimately diminishes the economic performance ...
Don’t Fence Me In: Barricade Sociality and Political Struggles in Mexico and Latvia
(Cambridge University Press, 2012-07)
In 1991, barricades in the streets of Riga, Latvia, shielded important landmarks from Soviet military units looking to prevent the dissolution of the USSR; in 2006, barricades in the streets of Oaxaca, Mexico, defended ...