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New Print Edition Released!

The newest print edition of The Political Methodologist is now available! Click this link to read now: Volume 24, Number 1

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2016 Year in Review (and the Most-Viewed Post!)

The Political Methodologist is still in a transitional period, with the search for a new editorial team (and possibly a new publication structure) still ongoing. But 2016 was a great year for new work in TPM, and that’s been reflected in … Continue reading

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The .GOV Internet Archive: A Big Data Resource for Political Science

By Emily Kalah Gade, John Wilkerson, and Anne Washington “Big data” will transform social science research. By big data, we primarily mean datasets that are so large that they cannot be analyzed using traditional data processing techniques. However, big data is further … Continue reading

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By the Numbers: Toward More Precise Numerical Summaries

By Gaurav Sood and Andrew Guess Unlike the natural sciences, there are few true zeros in the social sciences (p. 960, Gelman, 2011). All sorts of variables are often weakly related to each other. And however lightly social scientists, exogenous events, … Continue reading

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2017 Joint Quantitative Political Science Conference for Asia and Australasia

The first Joint Quantitative Political Science Conference for Asia and Australasia was held from January 9th to 11th at the University of Sydney, Australia. This combined the 4th annual Asian Political Methodology conference (Asian Polmeth IV) and the 5th annual … Continue reading

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IMC: Women Also Know Stuff, “A Discussion of the Role of Gender in Political Science with Women Also Know Stuff — Methodology and Beyond” Friday 11/18 at noon

This Friday, November 18 at noon Eastern time, we will host a panel discussion with Women Also Know Stuff (Emily Beaulieu, Amber Boydstun, Yanna Krupnikov, Melissa Michelson, Christina Wolbrecht). The panel is titled “A Discussion of the Role of Gender … Continue reading

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IMC: Pete Mohanty, “Messy Data, Robust Inference? Navigating Obstacles to Inference with bigKRLS” Friday 11/11 at noon

This Friday, November 11th at noon Eastern time, the International Methods Colloquium will host a presentation by Pete Mohanty of Stanford University. Pete’s presentation is titled “Messy Data, Robust Inference? Navigating Obstacles to Inference with bigKRLS.” The presentation will draw … Continue reading

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