Quantitative Research Methods Workshop

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 ISPS Room A002 at 77 Prospect Street.  Workshops will meet in person with the possibility of a Zoom option to accommodate remote attendees.

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Faculty Organizers: P. M. Aronow, Associate Professor (Tenured) of Political Science and of Public Health (Biostatistics); and Fredrik Sävje, Assistant Professor of Political Science and of Statistics & Data Science

Graduate Student Coordinator: Amanda Weiss, Department of Political Science

Coordinator & Contact for Guest Travel: Pamela Greene

 Schedule 2022-2023

DATE SPEAKER & TITLE
SEP 22 Andrew Eggers, Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
Placebo Tests for Causal Inference
OCT 27 Molly Offer-Westort, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
“Adaptive experimental designs for policy learning and evaluation, with applications to Facebook Messenger studies”
NOV 10 Yiqing Xu, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Stanford University
“What to Do (and Not to Do) with Causal Panel Analysis: Parallel Trends, Heterogeneous Treatment Effects, and Diagnostics”
DEC 8

Tara Slough, Assistant Professor of Politics, New York University
Scott Tyson, Associate Professor of Quantitative Theory and Methods, Emory University
Sign-congruence, External Validity, and Replication

FEB 2 Xiaohong Chen, Malcolm K. Brachman Professor of Economics, Professor of Management and of Statistics & Data Science, Yale University
FEB 9 Cyrus Samii, Associate Professor of Politics, New York University
Joint workshop with the Leitner Political Economy Seminar
MAR 2 Thomas Pepinsky, Walter F. LaFeber Professor of Government, Cornell University
Joint workshop with the Leitner Political Economy Seminar
MAR 9 Gregory J. Martin, Associate Professor of Political Economy, Stanford GSB
Joint workshop with the Leitner Political Economy Seminar
APR 13 To be confirmed

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