Lauderdale, Benjamin

Dr Benjamin Lauderdale  


Position held

Associate Professor


Experience keywords:

US politics; applied statistics; election forecasting; measurement of political representation

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Lauderdale, Benjamin E. and Hanretty, Chris and Vivyan, Nick (2018) Decomposing public opinion variation into ideology, idiosyncrasy and instability Journal of Politics, 80 (2). 707-712. ISSN 0022-3816

Blumenau, Jack and Lauderdale, Benjamin E. (2018) Never let a good crisis go to waste: agenda setting and legislative voting in response to the EU crisis Journal of Politics, 80 (2). 462-478. ISSN 0022-3816


Eggers, Andrew C. and Lauderdale, Benjamin E. (2017) Simulating counterfactual representation Political Analysis, 24 (2). 281-290. ISSN 1047-1987

Hanretty, Chris and Lauderdale, Benjamin E. and Vivyan, Nick (2017) Dyadic representation in a Westminster system Legislative Studies Quarterly, 42 (2). 235-267. ISSN 0362-9805

Lauderdale, Benjamin E. and Herzog, Alexander (2017) Measuring political positions from legislative speech Political Analysis, 24 (3). 374-394. ISSN 1047-1987

Sturgis, Patrick and Kuha, Jouni and Baker, Nick and Callegaro, Mario and Fisher, Stephen and Green, Jane and Jennings, Will and Lauderdale, Benjamin E. and Smith, Patten (2017) An assessment of the causes of the errors in the 2015 UK General Election opinion polls Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A: Statistics in Society. ISSN 0964-1998


Hanretty, Chris and Lauderdale, Ben and Vivyan, Nick (2016) Combining national and constituency polling for forecasting Electoral Studies, 41. 239-243. ISSN 0261-3794

Lauderdale, Benjamin E. and Clark, Tom S. (2016) Estimating vote-specific preferences from roll-call data using conditional autoregressive priors Journal of Politics, 78 (4). 1153-1169. ISSN 0022-3816

Benoit, Kenneth and Conway, Drew and Lauderdale, Benjamin E. and Laver, Michael and Mikhaylov, Slava (2016) Crowd-sourced text analysis: reproducible and agile production of political data American Political Science Review, 110 (2). 278-295. ISSN 0003-0554


Lauderdale, Benjamin E. and Clark, Tom S. (2014) Scaling politically meaningful dimensions using texts and votes American Journal of Political Science, 58 (3). 754-771. ISSN 0092-5853


Lauderdale, Benjamin E. (2013) Does inattention to political debate explain the polarization gap between the U.S. congress and public? Public Opinion Quarterly, 77 (1 (S)). 2-23. ISSN 0033-362X


Lauderdale, Benjamin E. (2012) Book review: models as maps: the search for better explanations of political phenomena LSE Review of Books (29 Jun 2012) Blog entry

Lauderdale, Benjamin E. and Clark, Tom (2012) The Supreme Court’s many median justices American Political Science Review, 106 (4). 847-866. ISSN 0003-0554

Lauderdale, Benjamin E. and Clark, Tom S. (2012) The Supreme Court's many median justices American Political Science Review, 106 (4). 847-866. ISSN 0003-0554

Arnaiz, Olivier and Mathy, Nathalie and Baudry, Celine and Malinsky, Sophie and Wilkes, Cyril Denby and Garnier, Olivier and Labadie, Karine and Lauderdale, Benjamin E. and Le Mouël, Anne and Marmignon, Antoine and Nowacki, Mariusz and Poulain, Julie and Prajer, Malgorzata and Wincker, Patrick and Meyer, Eric and Duharcourt, Sandra and Duret, Laurent and Bétermier, Mireille and Sperling, Linda (2012) The paramecium germline genome provides a niche for intragenic parasitic DNA: evolutionary dynamics of internal eliminated sequences PLoS Genetics. ISSN 1553-7390


Zucco, Caesar and Lauderdale, Benjamin E. (2011) Distinguishing between influences on Brazilian legislative behavior Legislative Studies Quarterly, 36 (3). 363-396. ISSN 0362-9805


Lauderdale, Benjamin E. (2010) Unpredictable voters in ideal point estimation Political Analysis, 18 (2). 151-171. ISSN 1047-1987

Clark, Tom S. and Lauderdale, Benjamin E. (2010) Locating Supreme Court opinions in doctrine space American Journal of Political Science, 54 (4). 871-890. ISSN 0092-5853

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