Scholars from Dartmouth University, the University of Texas, and Georgia State University are conducting real-world experiments to learn about how media can more effectively fact check political leaders and expose readers to more diverse points of view.
Researchers at Tufts University will evaluate the outcomes of a series of experiments supported by the Democracy Fund to enhance the quality of civic participation in the 2012 election.
Meridian Institute will research how different types of stakeholders from across the political spectrum think about the role of money in politics in it in order to find new ways to support bi-partisan dialogue and problem solving.
CFI will convene a diverse group of scholars from across the political spectrum to assess what we know about money in politics and identify the most important research questions that must be addressed in the future.
CED will survey business leaders in order to better understand their attitudes and views about campaign financing and the US political system.
Researchers at Fordham and other partner universities will conduct a series of field experiments to learn more about the role of money in the American political system and to assess the value of different reforms.
A group of technology and policy experts will produce a report that recommends how New York State could use technology to modernize compliance and reporting of campaign finance contributions under a proposed small-donor matching system.