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Problem Set #3 Due March 11 th 1. [30 Points] A researcher wishes to study the effect of voter I.D. laws on enthusiasm for participation in democratic elections in the United States. (a) Explain how the researcher could use temporal variation study this question with an N of at least two. (b) Explain how the researcher could use both spatial and temporal variation to increase the N beyond two. (c) Name two sources of qualitative data the researcher could potentially use or create to study enthusiasm for participation in democratic elections. 2. [40 points] A researcher hypothesizes that in “Country A,” prior liberal democracy was a necessary condition for the ascendance of a right-wing authoritarian government. They know that the presence of a right-wing authoritarian political party in parliament is a sufficient condition for the ascendance of a right-wing authoritarian government. With this in mind, they decide to conduct a process-tracing analysis to test if prior liberal
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  • Winter '16
  • davis
  • Democracy, researcher, Necessary and sufficient condition, Representative democracy

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