A monthly hour-long discussion where researchers from various disciplines and institutions share best practices and training for quantitative research projects in social sciences. Workshops are held on Thursdays at 1PM Montréal time on Zoom. All are welcome! If you are not on the email list, you can sign up
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The current organizing committee includes students and professors from the Université de Montréal and McGill University:
Vincent Arel-Bundock, Costin Ciobanu, Aaron Erlich, Gabrielle Péloquin-Skulski and Semra Sevi.
All the workshops are sponsored by the
Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship. Voir le site en français ici. Future Events
Date Speaker Topic Friday, 2 November 2018 Jamie Druckman (Northwestern University) “Why Replications Do Not Fix the Reproducibility Crisis: A Model and Evidence from a Large-Scale Vignette Experiment” Friday, 17 January 2020 Annika Fredén (Karlstad University) and Sverker Sikström (Lund University) “Quantitative Text Analysis Workshop” Thursday, 20 February 2020 John Holbein (University of Virginia) “Regression Discontinuity Designs” Thursday, 27 February 2020 Semra Sevi (Université de Montréal) “Designing a Survey on Qualtrics” Thursday, 26 March 2020 Semra Sevi (Université de Montréal) “Writing in LaTeX” Friday, 3 April 2020 Korhan Koçak (Princeton University) “What Do We Learn About Voter Preferences From Conjoint Experiments?” Friday, 10 April 2020 John Poe (University of Michigan) “Multilevel Modeling and Omitted Variable Bias” Friday, 17 April 2020 Alexander Coppock (Yale University) “Visualize as You Randomize: Design-Based Statistical Graphs for Randomized Experiments” Demo. Friday, 24 April 2020 Vincent Arel-Bundock (Université de Montréal) “Régression Multi-Niveau pour les Nuls” Thursday, 30 April 2020 Arthur Spirling (New York University) “Word Embeddings: What works, what doesn’t, and how to tell the difference for applied research” Thursday, 7 May 2020 Mirya Holman (Tulane University) “How to survive (and thrive) in academia: a practical guide” Friday, 19 June 2020 Shawna N. Smith (University of Michigan) “Such a nuisance (parameter): Interactions & cross-model comparisons in binary response models” Thursday, 17 September 2020 Andrew Heiss (Georgia State University) “Truth, Beauty, and Data: Why Data Visualization Matters in Research” Thursday, 8 October 2020 Kyle Peyton (Yale University) The Generalizability of Online Experiments Conducted During The COVID-19 Pandemic Thursday, 5 November 2020 Scott Cunningham (Baylor University) New Developments in Differences-in-Differences. Demo. Andrew Baker’s Documentation Previous organizing committee members include André Blais, Ruth Dassonneville, Thomas Bergeron, Maxime Coulombe, Thomas Galipeau, Bijean Ghafouri, Emmanuel Heisbourg, and Marco Mendoza