Quantitative Research Methods Workshop with Benjamin Lauderdale, University College London

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 12:00pm through 1:15pm
Institution for Social and Policy Studies (PROS77 ), A002
77 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Benjamin Lauderdale, Professor of Political Science, University College London
Event description: 


Cosponsored by the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies and the Yale Center for the Study of American Politics, this seminar series will feature cutting-edge research 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.

Benjamin Lauderdale is a Professor of Political Science at University College London. From 2011-2018, he was on the faculty at the London School of Economics. He is also currently an Associate Editor of the American Political Science Review (2016-2020) and a Senior Data Science Advisor to YouGov. His research is focused on the measurement of political preferences from survey, voting, network and text data. Applications of these methods have included citizens, legislators and judges in the US, UK and EU.

This workshop 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.

Open to: 
General Public