Monthly Archives: May 2019

But Shouldn’t That Work Against Me?

Low power and low prior beliefs make it harder to obtain a positive estimate, but conditional upon obtaining a positive estimate, it’s more likely that we’ve obtained a false positive. So let’s dispense with the work-against-me defense. Continue reading

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Utilizing Javascript in Qualtrics for Survey Experimental Designs

Experiments have undeniably increased in their use within political science in the last twenty years (Druckman et al., 2006). Especially frequent in this rise of experimental research is the survey experiment. Survey experiments are an effective method for exploiting random … Continue reading

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