Monthly Archives: January 2016

2015 TPM Annual Most Viewed Post Award Winner: Nicholas Eubank

On behalf of the editorial team at The Political Methodologist, I am proud to announce the 2015 winner of the Annual Most Viewed Post Award: Nicholas Eubank of Stanford University! Nick won with his very informative post “A Decade of … Continue reading

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Call for Paper Proposals: Visions in Methodology 2016 at University of California, Davis

[Ed. note: this post is taken from a message to the PolMeth listserv by Amber E. Boydstun, Assistant Professor at UC Davis. The 2016 VIM conference is hosted by UC Davis and UC Merced.] The 2016 Visions in Methodology (VIM) … Continue reading

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Acceptance rates and the aesthetics of peer review

Based on the contributions to The Political Methodologist‘s special issue on peer review, it seems that many political scientists are not happy with the kind of feedback they receive from the peer review process. A theme seems to be that … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals for the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Political Methodology at Rice University, July 21-23rd, 2016

The Program Committee invites applications to attend and / or participate in the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Political Methodology. This year’s meeting will be hosted by Rice University’s Department of Political Science in Houston, TX. The conference … Continue reading

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Offering (constructive) criticism when reviewing (experimental) research

by: Yanna Krupnikov and Adam Seth Levine No research manuscript is perfect, and indeed peer reviews can often read like a laundry list of flaws. Some of the flaws are minor and can be easily eliminated by an additional analysis … Continue reading

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