2017 - 2018 Seminar




Sept. 15, 2017

Romain Ferrali

Partners in crime? Corruption as a criminal network

Sept. 22, 2017

Yunkyu Sohn (Postdoc - Politics)

Identification, Estimation and Fast Inference for Multidimensional Item Response Theory

Sept. 29, 2017

Tyler B. Pratt

Angling for Influence: Institutional Proliferation in Development Banking

Oct. 6, 2017

Benjamin B. Johnson

Ideology and Agenda-Setting at the U.S. Supreme Court

Oct. 20, 2017

Ethan Fosse (Postdoc - Sociology)

Cohort Analysis in the Social Sciences: Beyond the Identification Problem, Paper I and Paper II

Oct. 27, 2017

Elizabeth Roberto (Postdoc - Sociology)

Barriers to Integration: Physical Boundaries and the Spatial Structure of Residential Segregation

Dec. 1, 2017

Andrew Guess

Inside the Fake News Bubble? Consumption of online fake news in the 2016 U.S. election

Dec. 8, 2017

Nathan Matias (Postdoc - Psychology, Sociology, and CITP)

Citizen Behavioral Science in an Experimenting Society

Dec. 15, 2017

Jason Anastasopoulos (Microsoft Visiting Professor)

Convolutional Neural Networks for Political Image Analysis

Feb. 9, 2018

Veronika Rockova (Chicago Booth)

Fast Bayesian Factor Analysis via Automatic Rotations to Sparsity

 (Note location change: Simpson A71)

Feb. 16, 2018

Daniel Karell (NYU Abu Dhabi and PIIRS, Fung Global Fellow)

How Do Insurgent Networks Form?

Feb. 23, 2018

Dean Knox

A Dynamics Model of Speech for the Social Sciences 
(with Christopher Lucas)

Mar. 2, 2018

Melissa Lee

All in the Family: Language and State-Society Interaction in 19th Century France
(with Nan Zhang)

Mar. 9, 2018

Naoki Egami

Causal Inference for Spatial and Network Diffusion: Bias Detection and Calibration

Mar. 16, 2018

Adam Goldstein

Dog Whistles and Work Hours: Did Trump’s Electoral Victory Heighten Racial Discrimination in the Labor Market? 
(with Tod Hamilton)

Mar. 30, 2018

Alice Wu

Quantifying Gender Stereotyping on the Economics Job Market Rumors Forum

Apr. 6, 2018

(No Meeting because of MPSA)


Apr. 13, 2018

Edward Kennnedy (CMU, Statistics)

Nonparametric causal effects based on incremental propensity score interventions

Apr. 20, 2018

Peter Hoff (Duke, Statistics)

Adaptive multigroup confidence intervals with constant coverage

Apr. 27, 2018

Ranjit Lall (Princeton, Postdoc - Niehaus Center)

Filling the Gaps in Big Data: A Deep Learning Approach to Multivariate Imputation.

May 4, 2018

Robert Ravier (Duke, Mathematics)

Quantifying Gerrymandering: Revealing Geopolitical Structure through Sampling