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POL419 Paper Assignment Ultimately, you are attempting to explain the variation among the states in their allotment of funds awarded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, 2009 – the Federal Stimulus Act. Why have some states received more federal dollars than others? Your explanation will draw upon two themes from the political science literature on public policy in the states – economic explanations and political explanations. Read the following articles by 2/12/10~ M. Lewis-Beck. 1977. “The Relative Importance of Socioeconomic and Political Variables in Public Policy.” APSR 71:559-66. R. Plotnick & R. Winters. 1985. “A Politico-Economic Theory of Income Redistribution.” APSR 79:458-73. C. Barrilleaux & M. Miller. 1988. “The Political Economy of State Medicaid Policy.” APSR 1089-1107. C. Barrilleaux, T. Holbrook, & L. Langer. 2002. “Electoral Competition, Legislative Balance, and American State Welfare Policy.” AJPS 46:415-27.
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course POL 419 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.

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