Who Won? Who Lost? And What it Means: A Political and Policy Analysis of the 2016 National Election
Campbell Public Affairs Institute;The Maxwell School is a graduate school of social science with a unique multidisciplinary character that cuts across traditional departmental lines. At Maxwell, theory and practice are regarded with equal seriousness: the barriers that divide academic disciplines from one another and from the larger world of public life are routinely breached by the wide-ranging scholarly and educational activities of an outstanding faculty and an exceptionally cosmopolitan student body
A panel of leading political scientists and public policy experts examine the causes and consequences of the 2016 Presidential election. They will discuss how well the election predictions held up to the actual voting tallies and explore how the changes in political power will alter the policy landscape. Panel includes Shana Gadarian (Maxwell School), Robert Erikson (Columbia), Jamila Michener (Cornell), John Palmer (Maxwell).
Update/ November 9th
How did this historic upset happen? (why were the polls wrong, what changed from 2012, does this change our understanding of campaigns, voting, and elections)
What policies can we expect from a Trump presidency? (what will his first 100 days look like, domestic programs, foreign policy, etc)