Past Events

  • 2019 Apr 18

    Program on Political Economy Seminar

    4:30pm to 5:15pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K354

    This week's presenter: Piero Stanig (Bocconi University), "We Were the Robots: Automation and Voting Behavior in Western Europe"

    (Download the paper below.)

    All interested faculty and students are invited to attend. Co-sponsored by FAS and IQSS, the Program on Political Economy (PE) supports research-related activities that integrate the study of economics and politics, whether by studying economic behavior in the political process or political behavior in the marketplace. In general, positive political economy is concerned with...

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  • 2019 Apr 15

    Survey and Interview Research for Honors Thesis Writers: Summer with a Plan

    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K107

    Survey research and semi-structured field interviews are popular methods used by students to collect data for honors theses.  This workshop, sponsored by the Harvard Program on Survey Research, is targeted toward undergraduates considering conducting surveys or semi-structured interviews during the summer as part of their thesis research.  The workshop provides an overview of the survey process, with a focus on practical applications that can be implemented in thesis research.  Topics include selecting an appropriate mode for data collection, designing and selecting a...

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  • 2019 Apr 12

    Data Science Services (DSS) Office Hours

    Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Jan 03 2020 except Fri Nov 27 2015, Fri Dec 25 2015, Fri Jan 01 2016, Fri Nov 11 2016, Fri Nov 25 2016, Fri Dec 23 2016, Fri Dec 30 2016, Fri Nov 10 2017, Fri Nov 24 2017, Fri Dec 22 2017, Fri Dec 29 2017, Fri Nov 23 2018, Fri Dec 28 2018, Fri Jan 04 2019, Fri Jan 11 2019, Fri Jan 18 2019, Fri Jan 25 2019, Fri Nov 29 2019, Fri Nov 29 2019, Fri Dec 27 2019, Fri Dec 27 2019.
    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K332

    If you have questions about your publication research, how to do your analysis, or how come your code isn't working properly, you can stop by and talk to our Research Consultants for free, every Friday from 1pm-4pm in CGIS K332!

    http://dss.iq.harvard.edu/

  • 2019 Apr 12

    Working Group in Political Psychology and Behavior (WoGPoP)

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South S050

    Speaker: Graduate Student Session

    The Working Group in Political Psychology and Behavior (WoGPoP) is an interdisciplinary forum for the presentation and discussion of current research that uses a psychological and empirical orientation to examine the micro-foundations of citizen and elite behavior. Our topics include but are not limited to identity, emotion, culture, beliefs, preferences (including public opinion and individual preferences), rationality, norms, cognition, group dynamics, ethnic politics,...

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  • 2019 Apr 11

    Program on Political Economy Seminar

    4:30pm to 5:15pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K354

    This week's presenter: Germán S. Gieczewski (Princeton) presents "Policy Persistence and Drift in Organizations."

    All interested faculty and students are invited to attend. Co-sponsored by FAS and IQSS, the Program on Political Economy (PE) supports research-related activities that integrate the study of economics and politics, whether by studying economic behavior in the political process or political behavior in the marketplace. In general, positive political economy is concerned with showing how observed differences among institutions affect...

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  • 2019 Apr 09

    Tech Science Seminar

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K401

    Algorithmic Fairness and Criminal Justice 

    What does it mean for an algorithm to be fair? When making decisions using data, how do we account for historical biases and systemic inequalities? While these questions apply across a number of domains, they have become pressing social justice questions as the use of risk assessment tools has proliferated in the criminal justice system in recent years, informing decisions about detention and incarceration. This seminar examines the unique challenges created by algorithmic decision-making in the criminal justice system, in...

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