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The Model Thinker

The Model Thinker presents a “many-model paradigm,” which shows the reader how to apply multiple models to organize data, leading to wiser choices, more accurate predictions, and more robust designs. read more...

The Model Thinker

Events

  • Interdisciplinary Workshop on Politics and Policy
    Amanda Robinson (Ohio State University)
    Wed, January 16, 2019
    noon-1:30 pm
    6080 ISR-Thompson
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  • Interdisciplinary Workshop on Politics and Policy
    Sergio Garcia-Rios (Cornell University)
    Wed, February 13, 2019
    noon-1:30 pm
    6080 ISR-Thompson
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  • Miller Converse Lecture
    Diana Mutz (University of Pennsylvania)
    Thurs, April 11, 2019, 4:00pm, ISR 1430
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News

CPS Blog: What happened in the 2018 Midterm Elections?

Roundtable

Elections experts analyzed the results and key lessons of the 2018 Midterm Elections at a round table discussion hosted by the Center for Political Studies on November 13, 2018. A recap and recording of the event is available on the CPS blog.
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New survey shows bipartisan support for independent investigations

New survey shows bipartisan support for independent investigations Democrats, Republicans and independents are all less likely to support candidates who would undermine the independence of law-enforced investigations, according to a new study from Bright Line Watch, co-authored by Brendan Nyhan.
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New Publication: The Genesis of the Birther Rumor

The Genesis of the Birther Rumor In a new paper, "The Genesis of the Birther Rumor: Partisanship, Racial Attitudes, and Political Knowledge" Ashley Jardina and Mike Traugott show that group attitudes and high levels of knowledge predict who will endorse rumors.
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Christian Sandvig named H. Marshall McLuhan Collegiate Professor in Digital Media

Christian Sandvig Christian Sandvig was named the H. Marshall McLuhan Collegiate Professor in Digital Media by the University of Michigan Board of Regents. This is a newly-created professorship, which honors H. Marshall McLuhan, who is best known for the theorization of digital media. Congratulations, Christian!
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