Colloquium History

9/12/2008 Jake Shapiro Can Hearts and Minds Be Bought? The Economics of Counterinsurgency in Iraq
9/19/2008 Charles Manski, Northwestern University Adaptive Partial Policy Innovation: Coping with Ambiguity through Diversification
9/26/2008 Jee-Kwang Park An estimation of actual sampling errors in presidential approval pools: time-series factor analysis approach
10/03/2008 Samuel S.H. Wang Meta-Analysis of Presidential Polls: 'Prediction is Hard, Especially of the Future'
10/10/2008 Alexandre d'Apremont Model Selection Through Sparse Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Multivariate Gaussian or Binary Data
10/17/2008 Jeff Lax, Columbia University Estimating Public Opinion in the States: Gay Rights and Policy Responsiveness
10/25/2008 Will Bullock and Dustin Tingley Congressional Responsiveness to Public Opinion Regarding the Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement
11/14/2008 Richard Chiburis Approximately Most Powerful Tests for Moment Inequalities
12/5/2008 Aaron Strauss Planning the Optimal Get-out-the-vote Campaign Using Randomized Field Experiments
12/12/2008 Teppei Yamamoto A Counterfactual Analysis of Necessary and Sufficient Causation: Nonparametric Identification and Inference with an Instrumental Variable
12/19/2008 Dustin Tingley, Princetonand Stephanie Wang, California Institute of Technology Private Information, Beliefs, and Strategic Behavior: An Experimental Test of the Crisis Bargaining Game Model
2/6/2008 Don Green, Yale University Treatment, Control, and Placebo: Efficient Estimation for Three-Group Experiments
2/13/2008 Scott Ashworth and Josh Clinton How Did the Swift-Boat Ads Work
2/27/2008 Benjamin Lauderdale What Identification Conditions for Ideal Point Estimators Teach Us About the Politicization of Citizens
3/6/2008 Simon Jackman, Stanford University Tracking Public Opinion Over the 2008 Election: a hierarchical, dynamic linear model
3/13/2008 John Londregan A Fireproof Gibbs Algorithm
3/27/2008 Peter Buisseret A Political Foundation for Factor Misallocation in A Dual Sector Harris Todaro Economy
3/27/2008 Mike Miller Democratic Stability and Economic Growth: Retrospective vs. Prospective Models
4/10/2008 Dustin Tingley The Dark Side of the Future: An Experimental Test of Commitment Problems in Bargaining
4/17/2008 Jonathan Katz, California Institute of Technology Correcting For Survey Misreports Using Auxiliary Information With An Application to Estimating Turnout
4/24/2008 Kasia Hebda Models of Informational Lobbying Coalitions
5/1/2008 Shigeo Hirano, Columbia University Primary Competition and General Election Outcomes
5/8/2008 Will Bullock TBA
9/17/2010 Teppei Yamamoto A Multinomial Response Model for Varying Choice Sets with Application to Partially Contested Multiparty Elections
9/24/2010 Michael Miller Economic Development, Violent Leader Removal, and Democratization
10/1/2010 Andy Eggers, Yale University/London School of Economics Political Investing: The Common Stock Investments of Members of Congress 2004-2008
10/8/2010 Avi Acharya The Political Hold-up Problem and an Institutional Solution
10/15/2010 Gary King, HarvardUniversity Comparative Effectiveness of Matching Methods for Causal Inference
10/22/2010 Marc Ratkovic Identifying the Effects of Political Boundaries: Simultaneous Variable Selection and Curve Fitting Through Mixed-Penalty Regularization
10/29/2010 C. Daniel Myers Information in Small Group Deliberation
11/19/2010 Boris Shor Representation and the Ideological Mapping of American Legislatures
12/3/2010 Brett Benson A Bargaining Model of Nuclear Weapons Development and Disarmament
12/10/2010 Burt Monroe, Penn State Estimating Legislator Positions from Speech
12/17/2010 Kosuke Imai and Graeme Blair Statistical Analysis of List Experiments
1/14/2010 Teppei Yamamoto and Will Bullock Workshop: Bayesian Inference using JAGS
1/21/2010 Peter Buisseret and In Song Kim Workshop: Writing and Presenting Formal Theory
2/7/2010 James Fearon, Stanford University A Simple Political Economy of Relations Among Democracies and Autocracies
2/11/2010 Keith Poole, University of Georgia Reflections on the Color Circle
2/18/2010 Jake Shapiro Talking About Killing: Cell Phones, Collective Action, and Insurgent Violence in Iraq
2/25/2010 Markus Prior Does Civic Involvement Increase Political Interest? Estimating the Effect of Endogenous Predictors on Political Interest
2/28/2010 Christopher Blattman, Yale University Do Economic Shocks Cause Conflict? The (Absence of) Evidence from Commodity Prices
3/4/2010 John Londregan Cultivating Votes in Rural Chile
3/11/2010 Tim Groseclose, UCLA Bias in a Laboratory Simulation of a Signaling Game with Implications for the Influence of the News Media
3/25/2010 Jidong Chen Learning and Strategic Signaling in Dynamic Agenda Control
4/15/2010 Neil Malhotra, University of Pennsylvania The Representatives of the Supreme Court and the Perceptions of Legitimacy
4/22/2010 Kevin Quinn Sparse Data Item Response Theory Modeling with an Application to the Estimation of Interest Group Positions
4/29/2010 Peter Buisseret A Model of Competition between Political Parties under Alternative Electoral Rules
5/6/2010 Marc Ratkovic Identifying Treatment Effect Heterogeneity through Optimal Classification and Variable Selection
5/13/2010 Amaney Jamal Assessing Bias Against Muslim and Christian Immigrants: A List Experiment
5/20/2010 Stephen Chaudoin International Cooperation, Legalized Dispute Settlement and Information Transmission to Domestic Audiences
5/27/2010 Matt Incantalupo Estimating the Effects of Job Loss on Voter Turnout Using a Natural Experiment
9/16/2011 Kasia Hebda Interest Group Coalitions and Information Transmission (Practice Job Talk)
9/23/2011 Marc Ratkovic Achieving Optimal Covariate Balance Under General Treatment Regimes
9/30/2011 Kosuke Imai & In Song Kim Understanding and Improving Fixed Effects Regression Models for Casual Inference
10/7/2011 Michael Ward, Duke University Improving Predictions Using Ensemble Bayesian Model Averaging
10/14/2011 Stephen Chaudoin The Strategic Timing of Legalized International Disputes (Practice Job Talk)
10/21/2011 Kevin Collins Who Gives? Political Messages, Activist Motivations, and Campaign Contribution Behavior (Practice Job Talk)
10/28/2011 Nicholas M. Goedert Redistricting Under Electoral Uncertainty (Practice Job Talk)
11/11/2011 Jidong Chen Collective Decision Making with Rational Inattentionpaper1.pdf  paper2.pdf
11/18/2011 Yuki Takagi Legislative Committees as Information Intermediaries
12/2/2011 Wendy K. Tam Cho, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign An Optimization Approach to Matching and Causal Inference
12/9/2011 Deborah Beim & Sean M. Gerrish Topic Modeling in the Judicial Hierarchy
12/16/2011 Peter Buisseret Parliamentary or Presidential Government?
1/27/2012 Rocio Titiunik, University of Michigan Randomization Inference in the Regression Discontinuity Design
2/10/2012 Stephen Chaudoin, Helen V. Milner & Xun Pang Understanding the Interaction between Domestic and International Politics: A Road Map for Linking Complex Theories with Appropriate Empirical Models
2/17/2012 Kosuke Imai & Marc Ratkovic Covariate Balancing Propensity Score
2/24/2012 Michael Peress, University of Rochester Targeting Political Advertising on Television
3/2/2012 Matthew J. Salganik Wiki Surveys: Open and Quantifiable Social Data Collection
3/9/2012 John Freeman, University of Minnesota Forecasting Conflict Dynamics
3/16/2012 Michael Donnelly The Questionable Validity of Income Measures in the World Values Survey
3/30/2012 Matias Iaryczower Can Deliberation Trump Conflict? Partial Identification of a Deliberative Voting Model
4/6/2012 Andrew Eggers, London School of Economics Polarization and the Electoral Control of Politicians: Evidence from the UK Expenses Scandal
4/20/2012 Cyrus Samii, New York University Estimating Average Causal Effects Under General Inference
4/27/2012 Deborah Beim, Alex Hirsch & John Kastellec Dissents and Compliance in the Judicial Hierarchy
5/4/2012 Kai Steverson Losing to Win: How Partisan Candidates Help Parties Win in the Future
5/11/2012 In Song Kim A Theory of Open Trade with Heterogeneous Firms
7/27/2012 Alex Debs Is Transparency a Force for Peace?
8/21/2012 Deborah Beim, Peter Buisseret, Scott Abramson, Alex Ruder Text Analysis of Doctrinal Development in the Judicial Hierarchy (Beim) 
Parliamentarism or Presidentialism? (Buisseret) 
A Military Revolution in State Size? (Abramson)
Institutional Design and Attributions of Presidential Control (Ruder)
9/14/2012 Marc Ratkovic A Matching Method for General Treatment Regimes (Practice Job Talk)
9/21/2012 Deborah Beim Learning in the Judicial Hierarchy (Practice Job Talk)
10/5/2012 Peter Buisseret Parliamentarism or Presidentialism? (Practice Job Talk)
10/12/2012 Michael Donnelly Identity and Interests (Practice Job Talk)
10/19/2012 Alex Ruder  Institutional Design and the Attribution of Presidential Control (Practice Job Talk)
10/26/2012 Michael Becher Presidentialism, Parliamentarism, and Redistribution (Practice Job Talk)
11/9/2012 Leonard Wantchekon Education and Human Capital Externalities: Evidence from Benin
12/14/2012 Luke Keele (Pennsylvania State University) Geography as a Causal Variable GeoMatch.pdf  GeoRDD.pdf
1/18/2013 Jidong Chen Committee Deliberation before Agenda Setting
2/1/2013 Alex Tahk (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Continuous-Time, Latent-Variable Model of Polling and Other Time-Series Data
2/8/2013 Kentaro Hirose Why Do Strong States Rarely Threaten Weak States Explicitly? A Mediation Analysis of Power, Trade, and Military Conflict
2/15/2013 In Song Kim Political Cleavages within Industry: Firm Level Lobbying for Trade Liberalization
2/22/2013 Justin H. Gross (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) The Ideology-Etch-a-Sketch (IDEaS) Model: Inferring Ideological Profile from Key Phrases
3/1/2013 Jake Shapiro Is There a Law of One Attitude?
3/8/2013 Jerry Reiter (Duke University) Protecting confidentiality in public use data with mulitple imputation
3/15/2013 Carlo Prato Costly campaigns and reforms in democracy
3/29/2013 Ruben Enikopolov Randomized Impact Evaluation of Afghanistan’s National Solidarity Programme
4/19/2013 Kare Vernby (Uppsala University) Do Participatory Democratic Institutions Engender Civic Engagement? A Regression Discontinuity Approach
5/3/2013 Gaurav Sood Coming to Dislike Your Opponents: The Polarizing Impact of Political Campaigns
5/17/2013 Graeme Blair Why Oil-Rich States Are So Violent
5/24/2013 Maria Petrova TBD
Sep. 13, 2013 Jidong Chen On Deliberative Authoritarian Governance (Practice Job Talk)
Sep. 20, 2013 Kentaro Hirose  Bargaining Outside the Shadow of War: How Do Stronger State Influence Weaker States?  (Practice Job Talk)
Sep. 27, 2013 In Song Kim Political Cleavages within Industry: Firm Level Lobbying for Trade Liberalization  (Practice Job Talk)
Oct. 4, 2013 Michael Barber Ideological Donors, Contribution Limits, and the Polarization of State Legislatures  (Practice Job Talk)
Oct. 11, 2013 Meredith Wilf Credibility and Distributional Effects of International Banking Regulations: Evidence from US Bank Stock Returns (Practice Job Talk)
Oct. 18, 2013 Brenton Kenkel  Dividing the Conquered  (Practice Job Talk)
Oct. 25, 2013 Chad Hazlett (MIT/qaps Visiting Graduate Student Fellow) Kernel Balancing: A Balancing Method to Equalize Multivariate Densities and Reduce Bias without a Specification Search (Practice Job Talk)
Nov. 8, 2013 Adam Bonica (Stanford University)  A Common-Space Measure of State Supreme Court Ideology
Nov. 15, 2013 Scott Abramson  Time is Power: Leader Duration, Elite Reproduction, and Political Stability in Non-Democracies (with Carlos Velasco-Rivera)
Dec. 6, 2013 Kentaro Hirose Can Civilian Attitude Predict Civil War Violence? (with Kosuke Imai and Jason Lyall)
Dec. 13, 2013 John Londregan Principled Components Analysis: Sparse Multidimensional Scaling (with Marc Ratkovic and In Song Kim)
Feb. 7, 2014 Betsy Sinclair (Washington University in St. Louis) Estimating the Electoral Connection: Designing Stronger Instruments
Feb. 14, 2014 David Carter  Good Times, Bad Times: Left Censoring in Grouped Binary Duration Data (with Curt Signorino)
Feb. 21, 2014 Mathew Blackwell (University of Rochester) Detecting Direct Effects and Assessing Alternative Mechanisms: The Case of American Slavery
Feb. 28, 2014 Michael Callen (University of California, Los Angeles)  A Revealed Preference Approach to the Elicitation of Political Attitudes: Experimental Evidence on Anti-Americanism in Pakistan
Mar. 7, 2014 Leonard Wantchekon and Jenny Guardado R. (NYU)  Do Electoral Handouts Affect Voting Behavior? (with Jenny Guardado R.)
Mar. 14, 2014 Marc Ratkovic Who's LATE? (joint with Yuki Shiraito)
Mar. 28, 2014 Graeme Blair Do Civilians Help Produce Disorder in Oil Conflicts? Survey Evidence from Nigeria
Apr. 11, 2014 Matias Iaryczower Project Size in Agency Relationships (joint with Namanja Antic)
Apr. 18, 2014 Arthur Spirling (Harvard University)  The Shadow Cabinet in Westminster Systems
Apr. 25, 2014 James Lo (University of Mannheim)  Ideological Clarity in Multi-Party Competition: A New Measure and Test Using Election Manifestos
May 2, 2014 Dustin Tingley and Brandon Stewart (Harvard University) Structural Topic Models for the Social Sciences
May 9, 2014 Carlos Velasco Rivera Political Dynasts as the Strategy of Parties: Evidence from India
May 16, 2014 Michael Higgins On the Design of Cluster-randomized Experiments 
   Paper 1:   Improving Experiments by Optimal Blocking 
   Paper 2: The Benefits of Sampling Clusters Proportional to Size in Cluster-randomized Experiments
May 23, 2014 Florian Hollenback (Duke/qaps Visiting Graduate Student Fellow) Inequality, Elite Capital, and Taxation: The Development of Local Fiscal Capacity in 19th Century Prussia
Sep. 12, 2014 Alex Acs Regulating Under the Shadow of Centralized Review: Political Oversight and Deterrence Effects
Sep. 19, 2014 Matt Incantalupo Help Wanted: The Politicization of Job Loss in High-Unemployment Contexts
Sep. 26, 2014 Jidong Chen Authoritarian Governance with Public Communication
Oct. 3, 2014 Workshop on Digital Methods in Political Science (Hosted by the Bobst Center and the Niehaus Center)  
Oct. 10, 2014 Michael Higgins The Benefits of Probability-Proportional-to-Size Sampling in Cluster-Randomized Experiments
Oct. 17, 2014 Ryan Brutger Screening for Success: The Effect of Firm Signaling on WTO Case Selection
Oct. 24, 2014 Florian Hollenbach (Duke University/Visiting Fellow, Niehaus Center) Autocracy, Inequality and Tax Capacity: Evidence from 19th Century Prussia
Nov. 7, 2014 Graeme Blair Incentives to Misrepresent: Design and Analysis of Surveys on Sensitive Subjects
Nov. 14, 2014 Han Zhang (Department of Sociology) Witnessing Political Protest on Civic Engagement and Political Attitudes:  A Natural Experiment 
Dec. 5, 2014 Edoardo Airoldi (Department of Statistics, Harvard University) Design and Analysis of Experiments in the Presence of Network Interference Paper 1: Bayesian Inference from Non-Ignorable Network Sampling Designs (with Simon Lunagomez)
Dec. 12, 2014 James Lo Fast Estimation of Ideal Points with Massive Data Sets (with Kosuke Imai and Jonathan Olmsted)
Jan. 29, 2015 Will Lowe (University of Mannheim) There's Really Only One Model to Scale Count Data: Should We Trust It?
Feb. 6, 2015 Gary King (Harvard University, Institute for Quantitative Social Science) Center for Statistics and Machine Learning Seminar. Robertson Hall Bowl 1, 4:00 PM. Simplifying Matching Methods for Causal Inference
Feb. 13, 2015 Martin Lindquist (Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biostatistics) Functional Causal Mediation Analysis with an Application to Brain Connectivity
Feb. 20, 2015 Kabir Khanna Improving Ecological Inference by Predicting Individual Ethnicity from Voter Registration Records (with Kosuke Imai)
Feb. 27, 2015 Kentaro Fukumoto (Gakushuin University/Washington University in St. Louis) What Happens Depends on When It Happens: Copula-based Ordered Event History Analysis of Civil War Duration and Outcome
Mar. 6, 2015 Matias Iaryczower Money, Polls and Policy: A Structural Analysis of Senate Dynamics (with Gabriel Lopez Moctezuma, Adam Meirowitz and Matt Shum)
Mar. 27, 2015 Joshua Blumenstock (University of Washington, School of Information) Measuring and Mapping Poverty and Wealth with Passively-Collected Mobile Phone Data
Apr. 3, 2015 Navid Hassanpour A Quasi-Experimental Study of Contagion and Coordination in Urban Conflict: Evidence from The Syrian Civil War in Damascus
Apr. 10, 2015 Marc Ratkovic Looking Under Consensus: Inferring Individual Level Preference through Speech and Votes in the Federal Open Market Committee (with Ted Enamorado, Gabriel Lopez-Moctezuma, and Yuki Shiraito)
Apr. 24, 2015 Kosuke Imai Causal Interaction in High Dimension (with Naoki Egami)
May 1, 2015 James Greiner (Harvard Law School) The Problem of Default (with Andrea Matthews) (Appendix)
May 8, 2015 Carlos Velasco Rivera Political Dynasties and Party Strength: Evidence from Victorian Britain
May 15, 2015 Michael Herron (Dartmouth College) Rejected Absentee Ballots in Florida
May 22, 2015 Gabriel Lopez-Moctezuma Senate Dynamics in the Shadow of Money (with Matias Iaryczower and Adam Meirowitz)
Sep. 25, 2015 Carlos Velasco Rivera Political Dynasties and Party Strength: Evidence from Victorian Britain
Oct. 2, 2015 Steven Liao (University of Virginia, Niehaus Postdoc) Firm-Level Lobbying and the Liberalization of High-Skilled Visa Regulations
Oct. 9, 2015 Ryan Brutger Screening for Success: The Effect of Firm Signaling on WTO Case Selection
Oct. 16, 2015 Adeline Lo (UCSD) Making Good Prediction: A Theoretical Framework
Oct. 23, 2015 James Lo Fast Estimation of Ideal Points with Massive Data
Oct. 30, 2015 Gabriel Lopez Moctezuma Sequential Deliberation in Collective Decision-Making: The Case of the FOMC
Nov. 13, 2015 Santiago Olivella (University of Miami, qaps Postdoc) Tree-Based Models for Political Science Data
Nov. 20, 2015 Drew Dimmery (NYU, Predoc) Social Scientific Banditry: Improving Experimental Design through Adaptive Treatment Allocation
Dec. 4, 2015 Erin Hartman (UCLA, Postdoc) What's the Alternative? An Equivalence Approach to Balance and Placebo Tests
Dec. 11, 2015 Brandon Stewart (Department of Sociology) Matching Methods for High-Dimensional Data with Applications to Text (external)
Dec. 18, 2015 Marc Ratkovic Sparse Estimation and Uncertainty with Application to Subgroup Analysis (external)
Feb. 5, 2016 Xiang Zhou Estimating Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in the Presence of Self-Selection: A Propensity Score Perspective
Feb. 12, 2016 Carlos Velasco-Rivera Do Nonpartisan Programmatic Policies Have Partisan Electoral Effects? Evidence from Two Large Scale Randomized Experiments
Feb. 19, 2016 Jens Hainmueller (Stanford University) How Much Should We Trust Estimates from Multiplicative Interaction Models? Simple Tools to Improve Empirical Practice
Mar. 4, 2016 Allan Dafoe (Yale University) Confounding in Survey Experiments: Diagnostics and Solutions (external)
Mar. 11, 2016 Jacob Montgomery (WUSTL) The Efficient Measurement of Personality: Adaptive Personality Inventories for Survey Research
Mar. 25, 2016 Yuki Shiraito A Bayesian Nonparametric Approach to Causal Heterogeneity
Apr. 1, 2016 Jake Bowers (University of Illinois) How Can Machine Learning Improve Precision in Experiments? Did the London Bombings Change Social Capital in the UK?
Apr. 15, 2016 Naoki Egami Causal Inference with Multilevel Interference
Apr. 22, 2016 Gabriel Katz (University of Exeter) Measurement Error in Dynamic Non-Linear Models: An Application to the Analysis of "Habitual Voting"
Apr. 29, 2016 Carlos Velasco Rivera The Impact of Partisan Politics on Bureaucratic Performance: Evidence from India
Sept. 16, 2016 Jong Hee Park (Fung Fellow PIIRS, Princeton) Modeling Network Changes: Application to the Evolution of Military Alliance Network, 1816-2012
Sep. 23, 2016 Yuki Shiraito Uncovering Heterogeneous Treatment Effects
Sep. 30, 2016 Tyler Pratt Angling for Influence: Institutional Proliferation in Development Banking
Oct. 7, 2016 Christoph Mikulaschek The Power of the Weak: How Informal Power-sharing Shapes the Work of the United Nations Security Council
Oct. 14, 2016 Leonard Wantchekon The Curse of Good Soil? Land Fertility, Roads, and Rural Poverty in Africa
Oct. 21, 2016 Christian Fong (Stanford GSB) Limited Obstruction and Monopoly Agenda Setting
Oct. 28, 2016 Allison Chaney (Postdoc Computer Science Department) Detecting and Characterizing Events
Dec. 2, 2016 Yunkyu Sohn (Postdoc Politics Department) Multidimensional Ideal Point Estimation
Dec. 9, 2016 Elizabeth Roberto (Postdoc Sociology Department) Barriers to Integration: Institutionalized Boundaries and the Spatial Structure of Residential Segregation
Dec. 16, 2016 Ethan Fosse (Postdoc Sociology Department) New Approaches to Age-Period-Cohort Models in the Social Sciences
Feb. 10, 2017 Barbara Engelhardt Finding and exploiting latent structure with factor models
Feb. 17, 2017 Naoki Egami Causal Interaction in Factorial Experiments: Application to Conjoint Analysis
Feb. 24, 2017 Marc Ratkovic Causal Inference through the Method of Direct Estimation
Mar. 3, 2017 Ted Enamorado Using a Probabilistic Model to Assist Merging of Large-scale Administrative Records
Mar. 10, 2017 Ian Lundberg The Fragile Families Challenge: A Scientific Mass Collaboration to Improve the Lives of Disadvantaged Children in the U.S.
Mar. 17, 2017 Adeline Lo (Postdoc Politics Department) Engendering Empathy, Begetting Backlash: American Attitudes toward Syrian Refugees
Mar. 31, 2017 Dalton Conley Manipulating the Virtual Physics of Scoring Devices Can Promote Distributed Social Learning
Apr. 7, 2017 Molly Roberts (UCSD) How Sudden Censorship Can Increase Access to Information
Apr. 14, 2017 Nick Feamster Global Measurements of Internet Censorship
Apr. 21, 2017 Yu Xie Treatment Effects Heterogeneity and Causal Inference (paper 2) (paper 3)
Apr. 28, 2017 Tyler H. McCormick (University of Washington) "Probabilistic Cause-of-death Assignment using Verbal Autopsies"
May 5, 2017 Cyrus Samii (NYU) "Estimating Spatial Effects"
May 12, 2017 John Londregan "Ideas, Words, and the 1788 Ratification Debates"
Sept. 15, 2017 Romain Ferrali Partners in crime? Corruption as a criminal network
Sept. 22, 2017 Yunkyu Sohn (Postdoc - Politics) Identification, Estimation and Fast Inference for Multidimensional Item Response Theory
Sept. 29, 2017 Tyler B. Pratt Angling for Influence: Institutional Proliferation in Development Banking
Oct. 6, 2017 Benjamin B. Johnson Ideology and Agenda-Setting at the U.S. Supreme Court
Oct. 20, 2017 Ethan Fosse (Postdoc - Sociology) Cohort Analysis in the Social Sciences: Beyond the Identification Problem, Paper I and Paper II
Oct. 27, 2017 Elizabeth Roberto (Postdoc - Sociology) Barriers to Integration: Physical Boundaries and the Spatial Structure of Residential Segregation
Dec. 1, 2017 Andrew Guess Inside the Fake News Bubble? Consumption of online fake news in the 2016 U.S. election
Dec. 8, 2017 Nathan Matias (Postdoc - Psychology, Sociology, and CITP) Citizen Behavioral Science in an Experimenting Society
Dec. 15, 2017 Jason Anastasopoulos (Microsoft Visiting Professor) Convolutional Neural Networks for Political Image Analysis
Feb. 9, 2018 Veronika Rockova (Chicago Booth) Fast Bayesian Factor Analysis via Automatic Rotations to Sparsity  (Note location change: Simpson A71)
Feb. 16, 2018 Daniel Karell (NYU Abu Dhabi and PIIRS, Fung Global Fellow) How Do Insurgent Networks Form?
Feb. 23, 2018 Dean Knox A Dynamics Model of Speech for the Social Sciences 
(with Christopher Lucas)
Mar. 2, 2018 Melissa Lee All in the Family: Language and State-Society Interaction in 19th Century France (with Nan Zhang)
Mar. 9, 2018 Naoki Egami Causal Inference for Spatial and Network Diffusion: Bias Detection and Calibration
Mar. 16, 2018 Adam Goldstein Dog Whistles and Work Hours: Did Trump’s Electoral Victory Heighten Racial Discrimination in the Labor Market? (with Tod Hamilton)
Mar. 30, 2018 Alice Wu Quantifying Gender Stereotyping on the Economics Job Market Rumors Forum
Apr. 13, 2018 Edward Kennnedy (CMU, Statistics) Nonparametric causal effects based on incremental propensity score interventions
Apr. 20, 2018 Peter Hoff (Duke, Statistics) Adaptive multigroup confidence intervals with constant coverage
Apr. 27, 2018 Ranjit Lall (Princeton, Postdoc - Niehaus Center) Filling the Gaps in Big Data: A Deep Learning Approach to Multivariate Imputation.
May 4, 2018 Robert Ravier (Duke, Mathematics) Quantifying Gerrymandering: Revealing Geopolitical Structure through Sampling