The Quantitative Research Methods Workshop features cutting-edge research engaged in developing and employing quantitative methods in the social sciences. The workshop will host prominent and up-and-coming scholars in a variety of disciplines, who will present work on a range of topics including experimental design, causal identification in observational studies, text analysis, and election forensics. The series is being sponsored by the ISPS Center for the Study of American Politics and The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale with support from the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund.
The workshop meets on selected Thursdays from 12:00-1:15 p.m. in Room A002 at ISPS, 77 Prospect Street and is open to the Yale community including Yale faculty, postdoctoral trainees, graduate & professional students, and invited scholars from other academic institutions. Lunch will be served.
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Faculty Organizers: Peter Aronow, Professor of Political Science; and Josh Kalla, Assistant Professor of Political Science
Graduate Student Coordinator: Drew Stommes, Department of Political Science
Coordinator & Contact for Guest Travel: Pamela Greene
Spring 2020 Schedule
|DATE||SPEAKER & TITLE|
|JAN 16||Katherine Casey, Associate Professor of Political Economy, Stanford University Graduate School of Business
“Expert Forecasting of Experimental Results” LINK TO RELATED PAPER
|JAN 30||Matias Iaryczower, Associate Professor of Politics, Princeton University
“Representation Failure” (With Galileu Kim and Sergio Montero)
|FEB 6||Bryan Graham, Professor of Economics, University of California at Berkeley
“An Optimal Test for Strategic Interaction in Social and Economics Network Formation between Heterogeneous Agents”
|FEB 20||Moon Duchin, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Tufts University
“Redistricting and Competitiveness” LINK TO RELATED PAPER
|MAR 5||Panos Toulis, Assistant Professor in Econometrics and Statistics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
“Life After Bootstrap: Residual Randomization Inference in Regression Models with Complex Error Structure”
|APR 2||Rohini Pande, Professor of Economics and Director of the Economic Growth Center, Yale University
|APR 23||Francesco Trebbi, Canada Research Chair and Professor of Economics, Vancouver School of Economics