Interdisciplinary Seminar in Quantitative Methods (ISQM)

The goal of the Interdisciplinary Seminar in Quantitative Methods is to provide an interdisciplinary environment where researchers can present and discuss cutting-edge research in quantitative methodology. The talks will be aimed at a broad audience, with more emphasis on conceptual than technical issues. The research presented will be varied, ranging from new methodological developments to applied empirical papers that use methodology in an innovative way. We welcome speakers and audiences from all fields in the social, natural, and behavioral sciences.

Organizers: Matias Cattaneo and Rocio Titiunik
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Location: Eldersveld Room, 5670 Haven Hall

Time: Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:30pm

Note: Please see event listing for particular changes in location or time.

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September 10, 2014: Scott Page, Complex Systems, Political Science, and Economics, University of Michigan

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September 24, 2014: Jas Sekhon, Political Science/Statistics, University of California at Berkeley

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October 8, 2014: Speaker to be announced

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October 22, 2014: Don Rubin, Statistics, Harvard University

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November 5, 2014: Kevin M. Quinn, School of Law, University of California at Berkeley

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November 19, 2014: Thomas D. Cook, Sociology, Psychology, and Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University

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December 3, 2014: Neal Beck, Department of Politics, New York University

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February 25, 2015: William G. Jacoby, Political Science, Michigan State University

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March 11, 2015: Speaker to be announced

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March 25, 2015: Elizabeth A. Stuart, Mental Health and Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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April 8, 2015: Speaker to be announced

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April 22, 2015: Speaker to be announced

An empirical model of network formation: detecting homophily when agents are heterogeneous

May 6, 2015: Bryan S. Graham, Economics, University of California at Berkeley

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May 20, 2015: Speaker to be announced