American Journal of Political Science

(The TQCC of American Journal of Political Science is 9. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
(Almost) Everything in Moderation: New Evidence on Americans' Online Media Diets122
American Politics in Two Dimensions: Partisan and Ideological Identities versus Anti‐Establishment Orientations82
Matching Methods for Causal Inference with Time‐Series Cross‐Sectional Data78
People Haven't Had Enough of Experts: Technocratic Attitudes among Citizens in Nine European Democracies71
A Practical Guide to Counterfactual Estimators for Causal Inference with Time‐Series Cross‐Sectional Data66
Re‐Assessing Elite‐Public Gaps in Political Behavior65
The Nature of Affective Polarization: Disentangling Policy Disagreement from Partisan Identity64
How Political Parties Shape Public Opinion in the Real World62
How Terrorism Does (and Does Not) Affect Citizens’ Political Attitudes: A Meta‐Analysis50
Gender Quotas and International Reputation47
Abstraction and Detail in Experimental Design46
Ideology, Not Affect: What Americans Want from Political Representation45
Does Affective Polarization Undermine Democratic Norms or Accountability? Maybe Not44
What Do We Learn about Voter Preferences from Conjoint Experiments?37
Paper Cuts: How Reporting Resources Affect Political News Coverage34
The Unequal Distribution of Opportunity: A National Audit Study of Bureaucratic Discrimination in Primary School Access34
Strategic Authoritarianism: The Political Cycles and Selectivity of China's Tax‐Break Policy34
The Geography of Repression and Opposition to Autocracy31
Which Narrative Strategies Durably Reduce Prejudice? Evidence from Field and Survey Experiments Supporting the Efficacy of Perspective‐Getting29
Adjusting for Confounding with Text Matching29
Attitudes toward the Use of Force: Instrumental Imperatives, Moral Principles, and International Law29
Multidimensional Representation29
Ideological Asymmetries and the Determinants of Politically Motivated Reasoning28
The Dictator's Power‐Sharing Dilemma: Countering Dual Outsider Threats27
Hate Crimes and Gender Imbalances: Fears over Mate Competition and Violence against Refugees25
The Side Effects of Central Bank Independence25
What Motivates Reasoning? A Theory of Goal‐Dependent Political Evaluation24
The Divide Over Independence: Explaining Preferences for Secession in an Advanced Open Economy23
How to Measure Legislative District Compactness If You Only Know It When You See It22
Strength in Numbers: How Women's Groups Close India's Political Gender Gap22
Candidate Supply Is Not a Barrier to Immigrant Representation: A Case–Control Study20
Reference Points and Democratic Backsliding20
Do Female Officers Police Differently? Evidence from Traffic Stops20
Political Scandal: A Theory20
How War Changes Land: Soil Fertility, Unexploded Bombs, and the Underdevelopment of Cambodia19
Policing the Organizational Threat in Morocco: Protest and Public Violence in Liberal Autocracies19
Border Orientation in a Globalizing World18
Do Politicians Discriminate Against Internal Migrants? Evidence from Nationwide Field Experiments in India17
The Hijab Penalty: Feminist Backlash to Muslim Immigrants17
Winners’ Consent? Citizen Commitment to Democracy When Illiberal Candidates Win Elections16
Partisan‐Motivated Evaluations of Sexual Misconduct and the Mitigating Role of the #MeToo Movement16
When Do UN Peacekeeping Operations Implement Their Mandates?16
Media Influence on Vote Choices: Unemployment News and Incumbents' Electoral Prospects16
Democracy by Deterrence: Norms, Constitutions, and Electoral Tilting15
Local Immigration and Support for Anti‐Immigration Parties: A Meta‐Analysis15
Cleavage Identities in Voters’ Own Words: Harnessing Open‐Ended Survey Responses15
Brokers, Social Networks, Reciprocity, and Clientelism15
Party Nomination Strategies in List Proportional Representation Systems15
Observational Equivalence in Explaining Attitude Change: Have White Racial Attitudes Genuinely Changed?15
Partisan Procurement: Contracting with the United States Federal Government, 2003–201515
Can Close Election Regression Discontinuity Designs Identify Effects of Winning Politician Characteristics?14
When and Why Are Campaigns’ Persuasive Effects Small? Evidence from the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election14
Sortition as Anti‐Corruption: Popular Oversight against Elite Capture14
Entertaining Beliefs in Economic Mobility14
How Norms Shape the Nature of Belief Systems in Mass Publics13
Change We Can Believe In: Structural and Content Dynamics within Belief Networks13
Bringing War Back in: Victory and State Formation in Latin America13
The Psychology of Coercion Failure: How Reactance Explains Resistance to Threats13
Propaganda and Skepticism13
How Does Minority Political Representation Affect School District Administration and Student Outcomes?13
The Great Society, Reagan's Revolution, and Generations of Presidential Voting13
Causal Inference with Latent Treatments13
In Strongman We Trust: The Political Legacy of the New Village Movement in South Korea12
Democratization and Representative Bureaucracy: An Analysis of Promotion Patterns in Indonesia's Civil Service, 1980–201512
Making Unequal Democracy Work? The Effects of Income on Voter Turnout in Northern Italy12
Able and Mostly Willing: An Empirical Anatomy of Information's Effect on Voter‐Driven Accountability in Senegal12
How Patronage Delivers: Political Appointments, Bureaucratic Accountability, and Service Delivery in Brazil12
Democratization, Elections, and Public Goods: The Evidence from Deforestation11
Sexism and the Far‐Right Vote: The Individual Dynamics of Gender Backlash11
City‐State Ideological Incongruence and Municipal Preemption11
Keyword‐Assisted Topic Models11
Ascriptive Characteristics and Perceptions of Impropriety in the Rule of Law: Race, Gender, and Public Assessments of Whether Judges Can Be Impartial11
Mobilizing the Underrepresented: Electoral Systems and Gender Inequality in Political Participation11
The Variable Persuasiveness of Political Rhetoric11
Phantom Counterfactuals11
UN Peacekeeping and Households' Well‐Being in Civil Wars11
Measuring Attitudes toward Public Spending Using a Multivariate Tax Summary Experiment11
Congressional Representation: Accountability from the Constituent's Perspective11
Retribution or Reconciliation? Post‐Conflict Attitudes toward Enemy Collaborators10
Policy Deliberation and Voter Persuasion: Experimental Evidence from an Election in the Philippines10
Positive Spillovers from Negative Campaigning10
Campaign Finance Transparency Affects Legislators’ Election Outcomes and Behavior10
Redemption through Rebellion: Border Change, Lost Unity, and Nationalist Conflict10
Does Transparency Inhibit Political Compromise?10
Judicial Reshuffles and Women Justices in Latin America10
The Organizational Voter: Support for New Parties in Young Democracies9
Measuring Agenda Setting in Interactive Political Communication9
Media Attention and Strategic Timing in Politics: Evidence from U.S. Presidential Executive Orders9
When State Building Backfires: Elite Coordination and Popular Grievance in Rebellion9
Commitment Problems in Alliance Formation9
When Does Transparency Improve Institutional Performance? Evidence from 20,000 Projects in 183 Countries9