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Dr. Epstein discusses potential strategies to increase insurance sign ups, including altering the ways insurance plans work (e.g., 5 year plans versus single year plans) or changing the ways that insurance plans are marketed (moral framing versus economic self-interest framing).
The effectiveness of value-based messages to engage gun owners on firearm policies: a three-stage nested study
Drs. Liana Winett and Jeff Neiderdeppe discuss their findings from there narrative studies around early childcare and education with state legislators and the general public with Shel Holtz of the FIR Podcast Network.
Evidence-Based Message Strategies to Increase Public Support for State Investment in Early Childhood Education: Results from a Longitudinal Panel Experiment
Who Are Gun Owners in the United States? A Latent Class Analysis of the 2019 National Lawful Use of Guns Survey
When “Tried and True” Advocacy Strategies Backfire: Narrative Messages Can Undermine State Legislator Support for Early Childcare Policies
Exploring the impacts of various types of messaging (narratives, simple propolicy, and a combination of the two), the authors found that messages could backfire and inadvertently lead to a diminished support from state legislators.