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

Colloquium: Jonathan Mummolo

Fri, Mar 1, 2019, 12:00 pm

Jonathan Mummolo
Department of Politics and Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University

The Bias Is Built In: How Administrative Records Mask Racially Biased Policing


Location: Corwin 127

Colloquium: Susan Athey

Fri, Feb 22, 2019, 12:00 pm

Susan Athey
Stanford Graduate School of Business

Machine Learning and Causal Inference for Heterogeneous Treatment Effects [link is to a series of papers]

Location: Corwin Hall 127

Workshop: Text Analysis in R

Wed, Feb 20, 2019, 10:30 am

This workshop introduces the basic infrastructure for statistical text processing in R using the quanteda package. We will focus on corpus construction, and exploratory data analysis. Time permitting we will discuss tools for text acquisition and cleaning.


The workshop will assume basic R competence.

Location: Fisher 200