Lynn Vavreck speaks at SIEPR Policy Forum

"The Message Matters: How the Economy Drives The Debate"

Lynn Vavreck speaks about the role of the economy in predicting presidential elections at the SIEPR Policy Forum on Money, Politics, and the Economy

"Lynn Vavreck is associate professor of political science and communication studies at UCLA, and is Director of the Center for the Study of Campaigns. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Rochester in 1997. In addition to UCLA, Dr. Vavreck has worked at the White House, Dartmouth College, and Princeton University. Her book, The Message Matters: The Economy and Presidential Campaigns (Princeton University Press, 2009) has been described as "path-breaking" and "required reading" for anyone interested in presidential campaigns and elections."