Paul Jorgensen

Paul D. Jorgensen is Associate Professor and Director of Environmental Studies at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. His research concerns campaign finance and political parties in the United States. Using a grant with the Institute for New Economic Thinking, he is improving campaign finance data in order to create new and more accurate measures of campaign fundraising and spending in the United States. Jorgensen’s research has appeared in the International Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Law, Medicine, & Ethics, Political Research Quarterly, and the Policy Studies Journal.

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2020’s Knife Edge Election: An Analysis

Article | Nov 16, 2021

Covid and BLM protests were key to Biden’s victory

The Knife Edge Election of 2020: American Politics Between Washington, Kabul, and Weimar

Paper Working Paper Series | | Nov 2021

Covid and BLM protests were key to Biden’s victory

Fatal Combination: Bailouts and Bank Rescues in Money-Driven Political Systems

Article | Apr 13, 2020

Financial industry donations to members of Congress lead to the adoption of pro-bank policies

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Jacobin Features INET Paper on 2016 Election

News Oct 19, 2018

Jacobin Magazine features research from INET Research Director Tom Ferguson and co-authors on big business support for Donald Trump in the 2016 campaign.

Reawakening

From the Origins of Economic Ideas to the Challenges of Our Time

Event Plenary | Oct 21–23, 2017

INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.

Stark New Evidence on How Money Shapes America’s Elections

Article | Aug 8, 2016

Oversights of two generations of social scientists have weakened democracy.