Laurel Harbridge Yong

  • 200 Citations

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Research Interests

Focuses on partisan conflict and the lack of bipartisan agreement in American politics by examining why Congressional parties prioritize partisan conflict, focusing on both institutional changes and public preferences for bipartisanship. 

Education/Academic qualification

Political Science, PhD, Stanford University

… → 2009

Political Science, MA, Stanford University

… → 2008

Political Science and Economics, BA, University of Colorado Boulder

… → 2004

Research interests

  • Congress
  • Elections
  • Legislatures
  • Parties
  • Public policy
  • Research design
  • Statistical methods
  • Survey research
  • Voting

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  • Research Output

    The Effects of Blaming Others for Legislative Inaction on Individual and Collective Evaluations

    Doherty, D. & Harbridge-Yong, L., Feb 1 2020, In : Legislative Studies Quarterly. 45, 1, p. 69-99 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Who is Punished? Conditions Affecting Voter Evaluations of Legislators Who Do Not Compromise

    Bauer, N. M., Yong, L. H. & Krupnikov, Y., Jun 1 2017, In : Political Behavior. 39, 2, p. 279-300 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 11 Scopus citations

    How Partisan Conflict in Congress Affects Public Opinion: Strategies, Outcomes, and Issue Differences

    Flynn, D. J. & Yong, L. H., Sep 1 2016, In : American Politics Research. 44, 5, p. 875-902 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Scopus citations

    Legislative Institutions as a Source of Party Leaders’ Influence

    Anderson, S. E., Butler, D. M. & Harbridge, L., Aug 1 2016, In : Legislative Studies Quarterly. 41, 3, p. 605-631 27 p.

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  • 12 Scopus citations