Program for Quantitative and Analytical Political Science

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


End of an Era
Dec. 16, 2019

After four and a half years at QAPS, Will Lowe is leaving the university to become Senior Research Scientist at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. This position at QAPS will not be refilled, so until further notice this means that:

There will be no more QAPS computational skills…
QAPS Workshop Change
April 15, 2019

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

It will take place in Fisher Hall, Room 200 starting at 10:30am on Wednesday, April 17th. 

More details can be found here:

QAPS workshop canceled
March 20, 2019

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

Future Events

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Previous Events

Colloquium: Jon Kleinberg
Fri, Mar 29, 2019, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

Jon Kleinberg
Department of Computer Science, Cornell University

Title: “Inherent Trade-Offs in Algorithmic Fairness”


Recent discussion in the public sphere about classification by algorithms has…

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Colloquium: In Song Kim
Fri, Mar 15, 2019, 12:00 pm12:00 pm
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Colloquium: Max Goplerud
Fri, Mar 8, 2019, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

Max Goplerud
Department of Government, Harvard University

Modelling Heterogeneity Using Complex Sparsity

Abstract: TBA


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