Informal Social Networks and Political Discussion

Working Papers

Smith, Amy Erica. When Political Talk Is Pillow Talk: How Political Conversations between Husbands and Wives Affect Gender Gaps Around the World.

Smith, Amy Erica. People Who Know People: Social Ties and the Dynamics of Campaign Participation in Developing Democracies.


Smith, Amy Erica. Forthcoming. Talking it Out: Political Conversation and Learning in Unequal Contexts. British Journal of Political Science.

Ames, Barry, Andy Baker, and Amy Erica Smith. 2017. Social Networks in the Brazilian Electorate. Oxford Handbook of Political Networks, eds. Jennifer Nicoll Victor, Mark Lubell, and Alexander H. Montgomery.

Smith, Amy Erica. 2015. The Diverse Impacts of Politically Diverse Networks: Party Systems, Political Disagreement, and the Timing of Vote Decisions. International Journal of Public Opinion Research. 

Smith, Amy Erica. 2014. Political Connections in the Americas. AmericasBarometer Insights 98.

Barry Ames, Miguel García, and Amy Erica Smith. 2012. Keeping Up with the Souzas: Social Influence and Electoral Change in a Weak Party System, Brazil 2002-2006. Latin American Politics and Society. 54(2): 51-78.

Steven E. Finkel and Amy Erica Smith. 2011. “Civic Education, Political Discussion, and the Social Transmission of Democratic Knowledge and Values in a New Democracy: Kenya 2002.” American Journal of Political Science. 55(2): 417-435.