a1 Washington University
ian ostrander is a Ph.D. candidate at Washington University in St. Louis. He specializes in American political institutions and has an active research interest in environmental and energy policy. firstname.lastname@example.org
william r. lowry is Professor of Political Science at Washington University. He studies American politics, environmental policy, and natural resource issues. He is the author of five books, the most recent being Repairing Paradise (Brookings Institution Press, 2009), as well as numerous articles and chapters in edited volumes. email@example.com
This research was supported in part by funding from the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy. We would also like to thank our anonymous reviewers, research assistants, and colleagues for their insight and assistance. Any remaining errors are our own.