Monthly Archives: January 2014

Winter 2014 Print Edition of TPM

The Winter 2014 Print Edition of The Political Methodologist has been released! This edition contains articles from Thomas Leeper (Making High-Resolution Graphics for Academic Publishing), Zachary Jones (Git/GitHub, Transparency, and Legitimacy in Quantitative Research), Arthur Spirling (Giving a (Job) Talk: Notes … Continue reading

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Asian Political Methodology Meeting

The following post was contributed by Kentaro Fukumoto of Gakushuin University and Naoko Taniguchi of the Tokyo Institute of Technology. On January 6 and 7, 2014, the first Asian Political Methodology Meeting was held on the Ookayama campus of the Tokyo Institute … Continue reading

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Student Advice: Should I Go to Graduate School? If So, Where Should I Go?

It’s that time of year again: prospective graduate students are applying to PhD programs, perhaps being wooed by a few different schools, and choosing whether to accept the invitation (and which invitation to accept). Typically, at least in the United … Continue reading

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An International Methodology Colloquium?

In my experience, one of the toughest things about being a political methodologist is often being the only member of the subfield in the department. It’s not always true, of course, but I think that many departments–even those with highly-ranked PhD programs–have … Continue reading

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