Monthly Archives: September 2017

New Print Edition Released!

Volume 24, Number 2 of The Political Methodologist has just been released!   You can find a direct link to a downloadable version of the print edition here [update: a version with a minor correction has been added as of 5:23 … Continue reading

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Minnesota Political Methodology Colloquium Graduate Student Conference 2018

(Post by Carly Potz-Nielsen and Robert Ralston) We are very excited to announce a new Minnesota Political Methodology Colloquium (MPMC) initiative: the Minnesota Political Methodology Graduate Student Conference.  The conference is scheduled for May 4 & May 5, 2018. The Minnesota Political … Continue reading

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Response to MacKinnon and Webb

Barry C. Burden, David T. Canon, Kenneth R. Mayer, and Donald P. Moynihan MacKinnon and Webb offer a useful analysis of how the uncertainty of causal effects can be underestimated when observations are clustered and the treatment is applied to … Continue reading

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Pitfalls when Estimating Treatment Effects Using Clustered Data

James G. MacKinnon, Department of Economics, Queen’s University1 Matthew D. Webb, Department of Economics, Carleton University Extended Abstract There is a large and rapidly growing literature on inference with clustered data, that is, data where the disturbances (error terms) are … Continue reading

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