The authors would like to thank Jacob Nelson, Ken Moffett, Tracy Finlayson, and Chad Diefenderfer for valuable research assistance; Ted Brader, Fred Boehmke, Rob Franzese, and Kurt Weyland for useful discussions and suggestions; and seminar participants at the University of Arizona, Florida State University, Keio University, University of Illinois, University of Michigan, New York University, The Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Stanford University, and the Midwest Political Science Association meetings for helpful comments. We also thank the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for financial support and Jamie Chriqui for providing us with the updated version of the National Cancer Institute's State Cancer Legislative Database. Local tobacco control ordinance data were provided by the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation Local Tobacco Control Ordinance Database© and data on city-level demographics were obtained from the Taubman Center for State and Local Government.
The Mechanisms of Policy Diffusion
Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008
©2008, Midwest Political Science Association
American Journal of Political Science
Volume 52, Issue 4, pages 840–857, October 2008
How to Cite
Shipan, C. R. and Volden, C. (2008), The Mechanisms of Policy Diffusion. American Journal of Political Science, 52: 840–857. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5907.2008.00346.x
- Issue published online: 29 SEP 2008
- Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008
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