Welcome to QAPS

The Program for Quantitative and Analytical Political Science (QAPS) was established in 2009 to support theoretical and quantitative research in political science and its dissemination. We support graduate students through QAPS fellowships, host post-doctoral research fellows, offer statistical and formal theory consulting, hold quantitative skills workshops, throw conferences, and organize the Quantitative Social Science colloquium


Monday, Apr 15, 2019

This Wednesday's workshop will now be about cleaning, structuring, and visualizing data with R (not about R package construction, as previously...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019

Reminder: This morning's QAPS workshop (April 3, 2019) has been canceled.

Sunday, Jan 27, 2019

QAPS is happy to announce our statistical and formal theory consultants for the coming semester:

Future Events

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Previous Events

Workshop: Introduction to R (part 2)

Fri, Sep 27, 2019, 10:00 am

This workshop continues our introduction to the R statistical language and a core of useful tools for working with data. This workshop will focus on loops, sampling and resampling, and writing your own functions.


The workshop assumes that you attended last week's R workshop.

Location: Fisher 200

Workshop: Introduction to R

Fri, Sep 20, 2019, 10:00 am

This workshop provides an introduction to the R statistical language and a core of useful tools for reading in and manipulating information in the form of rectangular data matrices.

Location: Fisher 200

Colloquium: Erin Hartman

Fri, Apr 26, 2019, 12:00 pm

Erin Hartman
Department of Political Science, University of California Los Angeles

Co-author: Naoki Egami (Princeton and Harvard)

Location: Corwin 127