Upcoming Events

  • 2018 Feb 23

    Introduction to Stata

    9:30am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K018

    This class will provide a hands-on introduction to Stata. You will learn how to navigate Stata’s graphical user interface, import data, calculate descriptive statistics and manage data and value labels. This workshop is designed for individuals who have little or no experience using Stata software.

     

    More details including workshop materials are available at http://dss.iq.harvard.edu/workshop-materials#widget-2.

    This workshop is free for Harvard and MIT...

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  • 2018 Feb 23

    Data Science Services (DSS) Office Hours

    Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Sep 06 2019 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.
    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/

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  • 2018 Feb 26

    Research Workshop in Political Economy (Gov 3007)

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K354

    This seminar is closed to the public.

    Co-taught by Professors Robert Bates, Torben Iversen, and Pia Raffler, the Research Workshop in Political Economy (Government 3007) is a year-long graduate seminar that aims to encourage cross-disciplinary research and excellence in graduate training. Political economy is a research tradition that explores how institutions affect political and economic outcomes. The workshop emphasizes the development of dissertation proposals and is a place where graduate students can present their research to an audience of...

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  • 2018 Feb 28

    Dataverse Open Office Hours

    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Fri Sep 06 2019 except Wed Dec 30 2015, Wed Dec 28 2016, Wed Dec 27 2017, Wed Dec 26 2018.
    11:00am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K332

    For any questions on how to share your data with Dataverse, contact: support@dataverse.org

    Open Hours: Wednesdays, 11AM - 1PM

    RSVP required to: sbarbosa@hmdc.harvard.edu

    Demo of 4.0 will begin promptly at 11am.

    Office hours are open to Harvard researchers and staff to provide support for Dataverse 4.0. These sessions will take place weekly at IQSS, 1737 Cambridge...

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  • 2018 Feb 28

    Applied Stats Workshop (Gov 3009)

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K354

    The Applied Statistics Workshop (Gov 3009) meets all academic year, Wednesdays, 12pm-1:30pm, in CGIS K354. This workshop is a forum for advanced graduate students, faculty, and visiting scholars to present and discuss methodological or empirical work in progress in an interdisciplinary setting. The workshop features a tour of Harvard's statistical innovations and applications with weekly stops in different fields and disciplines and includes occasional presentations by invited speakers.  Free lunch is provided.

    Isaac Kohane presents “Interesting early results in...

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  • 2018 Mar 01

    Program on Political Economy

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K354

    The Faculty of Arts and Sciences and IQSS sponsor this seminar on formal and quantitative political research. 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 political and economic outcomes in various social, economic, and political systems and how the institutions themselves change and...

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  • 2018 Mar 02

    Version Control with Git/GitKraken

    9:30am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K018

    Version control software allows you to save “versions” of files -- scripts, text files, web pages, data, etc. -- which show the changes that were made to the files over time, and allows you to backtrack if necessary and undo those changes. The ability alone – of being able to compare two versions or reverse changes, makes it fairly invaluable when working on larger projects. Even more so when collaborating in research groups.

    This hands-on workshop will take you through the steps of using Git via the GUI GitKraken and Github, to track changes, revert to older...

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  • 2018 Mar 02

    WoGPoP

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K354

    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, context effects, attribution, information, bargaining and trust. This is...

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