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BALLPARK_SocMedBox-TranspDoes where we reside influence how we vote or even how much it costs to live ? Or is it the other way around?  In this episode of The Ballpark, hosts Denise Baron, Sophie Donszelmann, and Chris Gilson take a look at the role geography plays in politics, inequality, and more.

This episode features interviews with Jonathan Rodden, Professor in the Department of Political Science at Stanford University and Margaret Weir, Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs at Brown University.

Listen on to Episode 6 on Soundcloud

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Note:  This podcast gives the views of the interviews and co-hosts, and is not the position of USAPP – American Politics and Policy, the LSE US Centre, nor the London School of Economics.

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