November 1, 2023

Faculty Spotlight: John V. Kane on Deficit Attention Disorder and Partisanship

John V. Kane, PHD, a Clinical Associate Professor at the NYU Center for Global Affairs, published the journal "Deficit Attention Disorder: Partisanship, Issue Importance and Concern About Government Overspending" along with co-author Ian G. Anson. The study provides an in-depth analysis on their proposed theory of Partisan-Motivated Issue Attention (PMIA) particularly within the realm of government overspending.  His article reflects on critical topics including partisan attachment that affects individual's stances and attribution of responsibility. This scientific study sheds light on political behaviors by examining the role of partisanship in policy-making and response. 

Read full study here.  

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