Past Events

  • 2019 Feb 15

    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 Feb 15

    Working Group in Political Psychology and Behavior (WoGPoP)

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South S050

    Speaker: Keren Yarhi-Milo, Princeton Politics

    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,...

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  • 2019 Feb 14

    Program on Political Economy Seminar

    4:30pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K354

    This week's presenter: Paola Conconi, Université Libre de Bruxelles

    “Globalization for Sale” (with Michael Blanga-Gubbay and Mathieu Parenti) - download here

    Abstract: We study the political economy of trade agreements with heterogeneous firms. Using detailed information from lobbying reports filed under the Lobbying Disclosure Act, we find that virtually all firms that lobby on free trade agreements (FTAs) are in favor...

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  • 2019 Feb 12

    Tech Science Seminar

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K354

    Assessing Gender Representation in Podcasts Via Transcript Analysis By the Example of NPR’s Planet Money

    NPR is at the forefront of podcasting, the most quickly growing digital medium in the United States, with programs that attract tens of millions of monthly listeners. At the same time, podcasts are known to suffer from a lack of diverse perspectives. Its creators tend to be disproportionally men, which has been shown to lead to blind spots in terms of the subjects that are covered. 

    This paper analyzes 528 episodes of the popular NPR show...

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  • 2019 Feb 08

    Data Science Services (DSS) Office Hours

    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 Feb 07

    Program on Political Economy Seminar

    4:30pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K354

    This week's presenter: Michela Carlana, Harvard Kennedy School

    Presenting "Revealing Stereotypes: Evidence from Immigrants in Schools" (with  Alberto Alesina, Eliana La Ferrara, Paolo Pinotti)

    Abstract: If individuals become aware of their stereotypes, do they change their behavior? We study this question in the context of teachers’ bias in grading immigrants and native children in middle schools. Teachers give lower grades to immigrant students compared to natives who have the same performance on...

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