Andrew J. Karch

University of Minnesota
Department of Political Science

1414 Social Sciences Building
267 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN
USA
55455
ajkarch@umn.edu

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My current research projects examine a range of issues that reflect my broader interest in how political forces either contribute to policy innovation or reduce the possibility of policy change.

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Olson, Adam, Timothy Callaghan, and Andrew Karch. 2018. "Return of the 'Rightful Remedy': Partisan Federalism, Resource Availability, and Nullification Legislation in the American States." Publius: The Journal of Federalism.
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Karch, Andrew, and Shanna Rose. 2017. "States as Stakeholders: Federalim, Policy Feedback, and Government Elites." Studies in American Political Development.
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Karch, Andrew, and Aaron Rosenthal. 2017. "Framing, Engagement, and Policy Change: Lessons for the ACA." Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law.
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Karch, Andrew, Sean C. Nicholson-Crotty, Neal D. Woods, and Ann O'M. Bowman. 2016. "Policy Diffusion and the Pro-Innovation Bias." Political Research Quarterly.
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Karch, Andrew, and Aaron Rosenthal. 2016. "Vertical Diffusion and the Shifting Politics of Electronic Commerce." State Politics and Policy Quarterly.
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Karch, Andrew, and Matthew Cravens. 2014. "Rapid Diffusion and Policy Reform: The Adoption and Modification of Three Strikes Laws." State Politics and Policy Quarterly.
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Karch, Andrew. 2013. Early Start: Preschool Politics in the United States. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
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Karch, Andrew. 2012. "Vertical Diffusion and the Policy-Making Process: The Politics of Embryonic Stem Cell Research." Political Research Quarterly.
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Karch, Andrew. 2010. "Policy Feedback and Preschool Funding in the American States." Policy Studies Journal.
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Karch, Andrew. 2007. Democratic Laboratories: Policy Diffusion Among the American States. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Substantive Focus:
Education Policy SECONDARY
Health Policy
Science and Technology Policy
Social Policy PRIMARY

Theoretical Focus:
Policy History SECONDARY
Policy Process Theory
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation PRIMARY

Keywords

POLICY DIFFUSION STATE POLITICS SOCIAL POLICY FEDERALISM