Announcements

Politics Math Camp Summer 2017

August 7, 2017

Dates: August 28-September 8, 2017
Morning Session: 10:00am-11:50am
Afternoon Session: 1:30pm-3:20pm
Location: Corwin 127
Instructors: Amanda Kennard and Korhan Koçak
For more information, visit the Math Camp Page

 

Text as Data Conference

May 18, 2017

Dates: Friday, October 13 - Saturday, October 14, 2017
Location: Princeton University

 

The Eighth Annual Text as Data Conference will take place on October 13-14, 2017 at Princeton University!

Attending Text As Data

If you wish to attend the Text As Data conference, please send the following information to us at textasdata@princeton.edu:

Web Scraping and Text Processing 2017

April 24, 2017

Dates: Monday, May 22 - Friday, May 26, 2017
Morning Session | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Afternoon Session | 1:00pm - 3:00pm+
Location: May 22-25 at Sherrerd 101; May 26 at Corwin 127
Instructor: Will Lowe & Hubert Jin

Over the last decade, both the variety and amount of data available to social scientists have expanded. These new data sources include administrative records e.g., voter files, campaign finance and lobbying records, geo-referenced data e.g., satellite maps, geocoded event data, and texts e.g., speeches, court rulings, legislative bills. Many Read more about Web Scraping and Text Processing 2017

Advanced Statistical Programming Camp 2017

November 23, 2016

Dates: Monday, January 30 - Friday, Feburary 3, 2017
Session: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Sherrerd Hall 101 (Monday - Thursday); Corwin 127 (Friday)
Instructor: Hubert Jin and Will Lowe

The Advanced Statistical Programming Camp builds on the Introductory Camp by expanding the computing toolsets of researchers beyond base R.  The camp provides tools which can help analyze big datasets, e.g. voter files across many states, micro-level international trade data, large federal personnel databases, and employ computationally intensive methods, e.g. Monte Carlo Read more about Advanced Statistical Programming Camp 2017

Statistical Programming Camp 2017

November 23, 2016

Dates: Sunday, January 29 - Friday, February 3, 2017
Morning Session | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Afternoon Session | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Wallace 300 (Sunday - Thursday); Sherrerd Hall 101 (Friday)
Instructors:  Munji Choi & Asya Magazinnik

This camp will prepare students for POL 572 and other quantitative analysis courses offered in the Politics department and elsewhere. Although Read more about Statistical Programming Camp 2017

Politics Math Camp Summer 2016

August 26, 2016

Dates: August 29-September 9, 2016
Morning Session: 10:00am-11:50am
Afternoon Session: 1:30pm-3:20pm
Location: Corwin 127
Instructors: Ted Enamorado and Saurabh Pant
For more information, visit the Math Camp Page

Princeton Politics Department Formal and Quantitative Methods Graduate Fellowship

May 5, 2016

The Program for Quantitative and Analytical Political Science (Q-APS) in the Politics Department invites applications from current PhD students in Politics with an interest in formal theory and quantitative methods.  Students interested in the fellowship should send a CV, transcript, and a one-page statement describing your research plan for the fellowship year.  The fellowship is open for renewal. Applicants looking to renew should also include a description of the work accomplished in the previous year. This fellowship comes with office space and a research stipend of $1000 Read more about Princeton Politics Department Formal and Quantitative Methods Graduate Fellowship

Web Scraping and Text Processing 2016

April 8, 2016

Dates: Monday, May 23 - Friday, May 27, 2016
Morning Session | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Afternoon Session | 1:00pm - 3:00pm+
Location: Sherrerd 101 (May 23-26); Corwin 127 (May 27)
Instructor: Will Lowe & Hubert Jin

Over the last decade, both the variety and amount of data available to social scientists have expanded. These new data sources include administrative records e.g., voter files, campaign finance and lobbying records, geo-referenced data e.g., satellite maps, geocoded event data, and texts e.g., speeches, court rulings, legislative Read more about Web Scraping and Text Processing 2016

Office of Population Research (OPR) offers Statistical Graphics Considerations workshop

January 13, 2016

Date: 1/19/2016 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 217 Wallace - OPR Computer Lab
Instructor: Dawn Koffman, Statistical Programmer at the Office of Population Research

Description

This workshop provides a discussion of issues to consider when designing statistical graphs. Read more

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