Recent Seminar Videos and Announcements

March 2, 2018

International Methods Colloquium talk on March 2, 2018.


Erik Peterson (Dartmouth College) presented a talk entitled "Demand Effects in Survey Experiments: An Empirical Assessment."

A paper associated with the presentation is available here, and the presentation slides...

February 23, 2018

International Methods Colloquium talk on February 23, 2018.


Mark Pickup (Simon Fraser University) presented a talk entitled "Transformed-likelihood Estimators for Dynamic Panel Models with Fixed-Effects." 

The presentation slides are available at this link.

February 16, 2018

International Methods Colloquium talk on February 16, 2018.

Clayton Webb (University of Kansas) presented a talk entitled "Dynamic Specification Issues for Pooled Time Series Data: A General to Specific Modeling Approach."


The presentation slides are available at thi...

February 9, 2018

International Methods Colloquium talk on February 9, 2018.


Teppei Yamamoto (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) presented a talk entitled "Why Replications Do Not Fix the Reproducibility Crisis: A Model and Evidence from a Large-Scale Vignette Experiment."

The pres...

December 1, 2017

International Methods Colloquium talk on December 1, 2017.

Pamela Ban (Harvard University) presented a talk entitled "How Newspapers Reveal Political Power: The Decline of American Party Organizations." 

Papers associated with the presentation are available here and ...

November 17, 2017

International Methods Colloquium talk on November 17, 2017.

Olga Chyzh (Iowa State University) presented a talk entitled "A Local Structure Graph Model: Formation of Network Edges as a Function of Other Edges."

A paper associated with the presentation is available he...

November 10, 2017

International Methods Colloquium talk on November 10, 2017.


Adeline Lo (a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University's Network Science Institute) presented a talk entitled "Framework for Making Better Predictions by Directly Estimating Variables Predictivi...

November 3, 2017


International Methods Colloquium talk on November 3, 2017.

Will Hobbs (a postdoctoral fellow at Northeastern University's Network Science Institute) presented a talk entitled "Pivoted Text Scaling for Open-Ended Survey Responses."

A paper associated with the present...

October 27, 2017


The International Methods Colloquium hosted a roundtable discussion on reproducibility and a recent proposal to impose a stricter threshold for statistical significance on October 27, 2017.

The discussion is motivated by a paper, "Redefine statistical significance,"...

October 20, 2017

International Methods Colloquium talk on October 20, 2017.


Arthur Spirling of NYU presented a talk entitled "Text Preprocessing for Unsupervised Learning: Why It Matters, When It Misleads, and What to Do about It."

The presentation slides are available at this link.

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