Graduate student in Middle Eastern Studies. Her current research mainly focuses on the relationship between the diverse forms of authoritarianism and authoritarian persistence in the Middle East. She is interested in quantitative methodology in political science, and she is currently working as a research assistant for Professor Gary King and Molly Roberts. In her future research, she plans to combine the rigorous theory of comparative authoritarianism in the Middle East with sound empirical testing with programming skills such as R and STATA.
Ph.D. Candidate in the Government Department, where he studies American political institutions and econometrics. His work uses econometric techniques to evaluate the consequences of political institutions. His recent papers have focused on the empirical and theoretical value of seniority, incumbency, and party organization in legislatures. He received a BA in Economics and Classics from Stanford University in 2009. For more information, please seehttp://www.andrewbenjaminhall.com.
Ph.D. student in Government and an Associate of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University. His primary research interests include political methodology, the political economy of market reform, evolution of welfare states, and business-state relations. His geographic areas of interest are Central and Eastern Europe and the post-Soviet countries. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and International Relations from Brown University, where he graduated magna cum laude in 2010. He is also a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and the Omicron Delta Epsilon Honors Society in Economics. Prior to Harvard, Konstantin interned at Putnam Associates, a business strategy consulting firm.
He is a William Yandell Elliott Fellow in the Department of Government at Harvard University. His methodological interests are causal inference, field experiments, natural experiments, statistical programming, and natural language processing. His substantive interests are representation, California politics, state and local politics, voting behavior, and campaigns and elections. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley in 2013. His current research projects include race riots, censorship, framing effects, and interest group endorsements.
Graduate student in the Department of Government. His research focuses on political economy and computational social science. In political economy, he works on migration, trade, and foreign aid with a focus on developing economies in Asia. In computational social science, he is interested in automated content analysis, machine learning, and opinion dynamics.
Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Government. He studies American Politics and Formal Theory. His research interests include Congress and legislative organization, representation and redistricting, corporate governance, federalism, and energy policy. He graduated from Bowdoin College in 2008 with an AB in Government and Mathematics. From 2008 to 2010 he worked as an economic consultant specializing in the energy sector. For more, please visit http://www.maxwellpalmer.com.
Ph.D. student in the Department of Government. Her research interests include welfare state development in non-OECD countries, the politics of non-democratic states, field experiments, and automated content analysis. She is currently working on automated content analysis in Chinese. In the fall, she begins as Assistant Professor at Stanford.
Graduate student in the Department of Government at Harvard University. She received her B.A. summa cum laude from Texas A&M University in Political Science and Economics. Her research interests center around economic and political development, focusing on poverty alleviation programs and welfare state development in developing countries.
Ph.D. student in the Department of Government. Her research interests include the application of statistical methods to political economy topics, in particular the the politics of labor, trade, and foreign direct investment in China. She is currently working on automated content analysis in Chinese and the Ecological Inference package in R.
She is currently a rising junior at Harvard College concentrating in Social Studies with a secondary field in History of Art and Architecture. She is currently working in the China Biographical Database (CBDB) Project.
PhD candidate in Government at Harvard University. He studies empirical questions in American Politics, focusing on Elections, Public Opinion and Bureaucracy. He received his BA in Economics and in History from Columbia University and his MA in Economics from Stanford University.
Ph.D. Student in the Department of Government at Harvard University. He received his B.A. from the College of William & Mary in Government and International Relations. His substantive interest include any interest in security, terrorism, and conflict/cooperation dynamics. Methodologically, he is interested in automated content analysis, stastical methods and data visualization. Brandon's research has been published in Conflict Management and Peace Science, Small Wars and Insurgencies and other peer-reviewed publications.
Ph.D student in Government focusing on international relations and political methodology. His research interests include the political economy of international organizations and the effect of domestic politics on foreign policymaking. Methodologically, he is interested in text analysis, survey experiments and causal inference in time-series and network data. Previously, he received a B.S. in International Politics from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.
Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard University. She received her B.A. from the University of Bologna in International and Diplomatic Science. She earned her Master's Degree in International Affairs and Pacific Studies at the University of California of San Diego in 2009 where she specialized in Public Policy and Institutional Design. Her research interests include electoral politics, party politics and political communications with a special regional focus on Southern Europe, Israel and Latin America.
Graduate student in the Government department, with research interests in race, representation, voting rights, and incarceration. She received a B.A. in Government and Economics from Cornell University in 2009. Before entering the PhD program, she worked at a legal services office in Ithaca, NY.
Graduate student in the Department of Government at Harvard. He likes statistical methodology and game theory, but cannot seem to find the perfect place to apply them. He co-wrote the Amelia II package and frontend for R.
Ph.D. student in the Department of Government. His interests include the application of statistical methods to comparative politics and political economy, with a primary focus on issues of development. He is currently working on an evaluation of Mexico's Seguro Popular health insurance program.
Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Stanford University. His research areas include political methodology and political behavior. His work focuses on estimating the causal effects of social networks and political/social elites on mass political behavior. He has also implemented ARIMA time series models into Zelig and is currently developing and applying unsupervised learning routines for a variety of applications in political science.
Ph.D. student in the Department of Government. His research interests include the use of panel data in comparative politics and IR, causal inference and matching, and political economy. He is currently working on the YourCast package in R.
Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research interests include political methodology where he has concentrated on missing data problems and statistical computing, and international relations where he studies political violence (terrorism in particular) through both formal and empirical models.
Ph.D. candidate in Health Policy (Economics track) at Harvard University. He is interested in applying empirical methods to health policy, particularly to topics at the intersection of health, labor and public economics.