Keith A. Boeckelman

Western Illinois University
Political Science

Department of Political Science
Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL
USA
61455
KA-Boeckelman@wiu.edu

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My research focuses primarily on state policy issues, including economic development, environmental regulation, and government consolidation.

Citation:
Boeckelman, Keith. 2014. "The Great Recession and States as 'Laboratories of Democracy' Georgetown Public Policy Review 19 (2): 9-18.
Abstract: This article poses the question of whether states acted as "laboratories of democracy" in the aftermath of the "Great Recession." In general, the answer is 'no,' and the article further questions the usefulness of the "laboratories of democracy" metaphor.
Citation:
Boeckelman, Keith, and Martin Dupuis. 2008. Barack Obama: The New Face of American Politics. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
Citation:
Boeckelman, Keith. 2003. "State Regulation of Hog Farming: A Race to the Bottom?" Illinois Political Science Review 9: 72-83.
Citation:
Boeckelman, Keith. 2004. "Suburban State Legislators and School Finance." Journal of Political Science 32: 47-74.

Substantive Focus:
Economic Policy PRIMARY
Environmental Policy
Governance SECONDARY

Theoretical Focus:
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation PRIMARY
Policy Analysis and Evaluation SECONDARY

Keywords

STATE LEVEL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT POLICY